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Configuration Manager 

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RUAG Space is part of RUAG International. The company focuses on the aerospace industry and employs around 6’000 employees. RUAG Space is the leading supplier of products for the space industry in Europe. Three product groups, six countries, one team: Electronics, Spacecraft and Launchers are part of our product portfolio. In addition to Switzerland - which is RUAG Space's headquarters - we are also represented in Sweden, Austria, Finland, Germany and the USA. We develop, produce and test subsystems and equipment for use in space. Experience, outstanding reliability, customer focus and a comprehensive, clearly structured product portfolio all make RUAG Space the partner of choice for manufacturers of satellites and launchers across the globe. We set trends and stand for innovation - embodied by numerous projects in the production of individual and sophisticated structures, mechanisms and launch vehicles.


This position will ensure a defined and traceable configuration of produced hardware and software.  Expectations include implementing daily end-to-end delivery of Configuration Management services in accordance with Customer Requirements Plan,  reviewing and updating existing configuration management plans, working with the Program Managers in the development of configuration management tools and helping assist in the maintenance of these tools, and analyzing any issues related to configuration and propose solutions to fix them.

•    Preparation of complete configuration documentation 
•    Overseeing the management of configuration items 
•    Assist the Project Manager in managing the customer relation with regards to change control 
•    Coordinate the harmonization of the individual components of a product 
•    Plan and execute configuration management throughout the lifecycle of a project 
•    Increase interdisciplinary understanding of configuration management and transparency among individual departments 
•    Configuration identification 
•    Verification of the final configuration 
•    Review and update existing configuration management plans 
•    Work with global configuration teams to develop configuration management tools 
•    Help assist in maintenance of tools 
•    Analyze issues related to configuration 
•    Propose solutions to any issues 


•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or a related field 
•    Experience with configuration management tools 
•    > 2 years of experience in CM area 
•    A positive, customer-focused attitude 
•    Experience managing complex projects 
•    Strong analytical skills 


•    Analytical thinking 
•    Ability to multi- task, prioritize tasks, and quickly adjust. 
•    Work effectively with team members, employees, and customers 
•    Structured way of working in a complex environment
•    Strong problem-solving skills 
•    High attention to detail  
•    Change agent, innovator and open minded. 


Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

RUAG Space USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

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Huntsville, AL, US

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  Project Management

RUAG International is a Swiss technology group focusing on the aerospace industry. Based in Zurich (Switzerland) and with production sites in 14 countries, the company is divided into four divisions: Space, Aerostructures, MRO International and Ammotec. With its strategic focus on the Aerospace business unit, the company will consist of the two divisions Aerostructures and Space in the medium term. RUAG Space is Europe's leading supplier of products used in the aerospace industry. RUAG Aerostructures is a global first-tier supplier in aircraft structure construction. RUAG International employs around 6’000 people, two thirds of whom work abroad. 

Nearest Major Market: Huntsville

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