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Aerospace Shipping Technician

Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab

Silver Spring, MD, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 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

PSC

PSC by Rocket Lab is a well-known supplier of aerospace mechanisms for the satellite industry since 1998. To date, PSC has over 100 successful product operations in orbit. For more information about PSC, see www.planetarysystemscorp.com.

PSC’s products include separation systems, on-orbit devices, and other electro-mechanical deployables. PSC’s ~18,000 sq. ft. facility includes areas for office, lab, shipping/receiving and material storage space.

AEROSPACE SHIPPING TECHNICIAN

Planetary Systems Corporation by Rocket Lab (PSC), a manufacturer of satellite mechanisms, is seeking an Aerospace Shipping Technician to ship, receive, and manage hardware.

WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO

  • Ship hardware to vendors and end customers in accordance with SOPs
  • Receive parts into ERP system and physically stock on a FIFO basis.
  • Stock, pick, and organize flight hardware and purchased materials.
  • Maintain strict material handling practices in accordance with best practices and SOPs.
  • Communicate relevant issues to relevant departmental contacts.
  • Adhere to standard warehouse management principles.
  • Maintain a tidy, orderly work area in accordance with the principles of 5S.
  • Work effectively with all staff towards company goals.
  • Additional duties as reasonably required

YOU’LL BRING THESE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate's degree and 1 year of experience, OR high school diploma with 3 years of experience in lieu of a degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Capacity to comply with the federally mandated requirements of U.S. export control law

THESE QUALIFICATIONS WOULD BE NICE TO HAVE

  • 2+ years relevant experience in the aerospace, manufacturing, automotive, or similar industry
  • Familiarity with MRP/ERP systems
  • Familiarity with Fishbowl Inventory software
  • Self-motivated drive to take on and manage tasks independently
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other technically-minded employees

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to work on standing for 4-6 hours per day
  • Ability to occasionally lift ~40 lbs. in accordance with safety guidelines

Title: Aerospace Shipping Technician

Position Type: Hourly, 40 hours per week with infrequent overtime

Location: Silver Spring, MD

Compensation: Competitive compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience

Benefits: Paid vacation and holidays, medical, life, and disability insurance, 401k plan with company match, flex-time work schedule, new parent leave, and more.

Travel: None

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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