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Receptionist/Office Clerk 

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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.


RUAG Space USA is looking for a receptionist for our facility in Decatur, AL.  The right candidate will have the ability to welcome and track visitors, perform office adminstration tasks, and assist the facility manager as needed.


Main Tasks:

  • Greeting clients as soon as they arrive and connect them with the appropriate party.
  • Creating and managing both digital and hard copy filing systems.
  • Maintaining Conference Room calendars.
  • Data entry of traceability information utilizing Microsoft Office.
  • Monitoring and utilizing CCTV for access control.
  • Processing Safety Information for all visitors.
  • Badging all new employees and visitors.
  • Organizing facility tours inside and outside of RSU.
  • Placement of P.O. requests for consumables and non-flight hardware materials such as office supplies.
  • Managing office supply orders.
  • Follow up with purchase orders to assure placement and delivery, and scanning invoices for processing.
  • Sorting and distribution of incoming mail.
  • Coordination of business luncheons and activities.
  • Running errands when needed.
  • Assisting shipping/receiving department when needed.
  • Making copies and scanning forms or other documents.
  • Supporting Huntsville office as needed.
  • Coordination of vending & custodial services


Requirements/Skill Set:

  • 2+ years' experience in related field or area.
  • SAP experience preferred as light duties may be required.
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets and word processing documents.
  • Ability to create organized filing system.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and professional phone manner.
  • Experience with Siemens Access Control System (for badging) or willingness to learn.
  • This position is ITAR compliant
  • Team Oriented; Self-Motivated with a Results-Driven approach
  • Reliable
  • Good communicator
  • Positive attitude
  • Safety conscious


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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Trinity, AL, US

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  Facility 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: Decatur

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