Quality Control Technician

Auckland, New Zealand, Rocket Lab [2974899CB]

Field(s) of expertise
Product and Quality Assurance
Job type

About this job

Rocket Lab is the global leader in dedicated small satellite launch. Launching from right here in New Zealand, we design and build innovative technology to give small satellites a premium ride to orbit. Small satellites play a crucial role in our day-to-day lives – they connect us, keep us safe, help us understand our planet and manage our impact on it, and they enable us to innovate and explore. 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 relentlessly innovative team is behind Electron, the world’s only truly commercial small satellite launch vehicle in operation today. With multiple orbital launches under our belt and a record of 100% mission success, we’re opening access to space to improve life on Earth. We’ve built a world class team with a reputation for doing the impossible.

Collaboration is at our core – every idea is heard and everyone makes a difference. Every day, we pursue ideas that challenge, excite and demand more of us, and we make them real. Be a part of it.


As Quality Control Technician at Rocket Lab you will:

  • Be tasked with ensuring the quality of procured components is verified before they are accepted and moved into production;
  • This will include the control of critical dimension and tolerances, organizing parts and assisting in the return to vendor process, ensuring that all parts are manufactured to the specification and all non-conformance reporting is undertaken and followed up within expected time frames.


  • 2+ years’ experience In a manufacturing environment ideally with hands on experience in quality control and inspection
  • Experienced in using Vernier callipers, micro-meters, depth gauges and other similar measuring equipment
  • The ability to interpret engineering drawings and geometric dimensions
  • Experience in communication non conformances to suppliers and understanding root causes
  • Proactive, enthusiastic, self-motivated and open to learning
  • Experience working under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills

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