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We are looking for a colleague with experience within production planning to join us in our growth journey!


About us

At RUAG Space in Linköping, about 150 people work with the development and manufacture of advanced equipment for use in space. Our main products are adapter and separation systems where we are the world leader. With 90 % of the commercial market, we supply all major launch service providers in the world with equipment for launching satellites of all sizes. The space industry is currently undergoing an exciting change where the traditional space industry is being challenged by “New Space”. This includes new technologies and solutions, and it’s becoming increasingly important to be able to handle many different types of customers, suppliers, and products. To help us navigate in this changing market we are looking for new colleagues who wants to play a central part in shaping our future journey!


About our team

Planning and prepare are located within our Production Planning & Support team, that consists of 17 people working together both internally and cross functional. The team is responsible for planning the entire chain in operations from production base to ready-to-deliver product. One major task is to prioritize and coordinate the work within customer projects.


Your main responsibilities

  • Planning the operations chain for specific projects
  • Manages the planning function and the planning interface with Project management
  • Develop /Maintains master scheduling for all projects
  • Using the MRP system, translates the consolidated sales forecasts into a master production schedule / build schedule.
  • Perform load leveling on the build plan to allow for resource restrictions.
  • Generate requisitions to buy materials.
  • Evaluate and create reschedule requirements for buyers.
  • Prepare and distribute weekly production schedule / work order dispatch lists.
  • Monitors daily schedule status and communicate scheduling problems or concerns to Management.
  • Compiling the needs and documentation of the projects from design
  • Preparing internal manufacturing, and assembling for our production
  • Producing documents such as production orders and schedules with high quality requirements
  • Participating in improvement and process development within the department


You will work closely with your colleagues in design, production, purchasing, testing and quality, but also broadly across the company linked to ongoing projects. We also collaborate with other RUAG sites in Europe and the US.  



  • Technical education / high school degree within relevant field
  • Experience with planning in production
  • Good communicative skills, both Swedish and English
  • Good computer skills, experience with working in an ERP system (such as IFS)
  • Driven and goal oriented, always striving to reach targets and results together with the team
  • Ability to plan, structure, prioritize and follow-up
  • Experience in mechanical processing, mechanical design, surface treatment, work with composite materials is a merit
  • Team oriented, contributing to a good atmosphere and a good climate for cooperation

What we offer

To work in a growing high technology company with career opportunities within the site or internationally. You will be a part of an engaged team with the ambition to innovate space! In Linköping we have a down to earth family culture, experienced and competent personnel, and diverse management team regarding gender.



Did we spark your interest?

We look forward to receiving your online application before 2021-12-12, including a personal letter and CV. We review applications continuously and will fill the position as soon as possible.


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact recruiting manager:

Peter Pawlowski

Phone:+46 13 465 87 56

E-mail: peter.pawlowski@ruag.com


For general questions about the recruitment process, please contact:

Sara Röjvall

Phone: +46 13 465 87 67

E-mail: sara.rojvall@ruag.com


We look forward to hearing from you!



Linköping, SE

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  Production

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. 

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