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Logistics Lead - Launch Complex 1

Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab

Operations
New Zealand
Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023

About The Role

Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab is a vertically integrated provider of small launch services, satellites, and spacecraft components. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. Our team is over 1,500 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.

Life at Rocket Lab

While other companies talk about it, we do it!

 

About the role

The LC1 logistic team provides the complex a sustainment function to support staff, contractor, customer and supplies and equipment transport movements and catering, fuels oils and lubricants levels and parts inventory management to ensure achievement of the launch schedule.

The Logistics and Inventory Lead is responsible for leading an agile team of permanent and casual staff, delivering planned and reactive logistic support requirements to LC1. 

The role requires quick thinking problem solver who is able to build and maintain positive business relationships with other Rocket Lab department peers, local suppliers and service providers in order to effect short-notice requirements. 

  
Essential skills

  • 5 years + previous experience within a stores/logistic discipline, or current relevant company experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to influence others behaviour
  • A proactive and can-do attitude with the ability to keep calm in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lead a team and build effective working relationships with external and internal customers
  • Organised and proactive

Preferred skills

  • Experience in cycle count is desirable
  • ERP experience is desirable

Rocket Lab Employee Benefits

  • The opportunity to work on innovative and ground-breaking technology
  • Ongoing training and support
  • An employee stock purchase program
  • Access to world leading experts to develop your career
  • Rocket Lab merchandise – T-shirts, mission patches etc.
  • Discounted health insurance with Southern Cross
  • Additional parental leave entitlements
  • A vibrant team culture

 

If you are highly organised and would love to work in the aerospace industry apply now! All applications are considered and reviewed.

 

Important information:

FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN US OFFICES ONLY:

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Rocket Lab Employees must be a U.S. citizen, lawful U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce, as applicable. Learn more about ITAR here.

Rocket Lab provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment at Rocket Lab, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for the application/interview process for a job in the United States should contact Giulia Biow at [email protected].This dedicated resource is intended solely to assist job seekers with disabilities whose disability prevents them from being able to apply/interview. Only messages left for this purpose will be considered. A response to your request may take up to two business days.

 

FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND OFFICES ONLY:

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.  For more information on these Regulations, click here ITAR Regulations.

 

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