Junior Change Management Engineer

Auckland, New Zealand, Rocket Lab [3169180]

Field(s) of expertise
Business Administration and Finance
Job type

About this job

Rocket Lab is the global leader in small satellite launch. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. There are endless possibilities for what we can achieve with better access to space, and that access is now a reality thanks to Rocket Lab. Our team is 500 people strong and we’re adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core – every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented. While other companies talk about it, we do it!


Rocket Lab is the global leader in small satellite launch and with lots of exciting programs that we’ve taken on including increasing our launch frequency and a mission to lunar orbit for NASA, we are not slowing down. To keep up with ongoing design changes that apply to each build, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Change Management Engineer to help with the smooth transition of changes into production. This role involves participating in the Engineering change process helping to maintain an accurate and complete Bill of Materials for each build.


The successful Engineer will need to display a strong attention to detail, a passion for data analysis and enjoys working with people to improve systems and processes.

Essential skills

  • Engineering degree of equivalent
  • Working knowledge of engineering design, CAD, engineering drawings, manufacturing processes
  • Strong understanding of importance of Engineering Configuration Management
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proven communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships
  • Attention to detail


  • PDM and other CAD file database experience
  • Understanding of Engineering change and associated part numbering and revision schemes
  • Working knowledge of SQL databases
  • ERP experience

Important Information

For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant. These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States’ International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality.

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