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Product Assurance Manager m/f/d 

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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.


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Product Assurance Manager Electronics m/f/d



RUAG Space GmbH is part of the Swiss technology group RUAG and is the leading Austrian company in the field of space technology. With more than 230 employees, we develop and manufacture electronics, mechanisms and thermal insulation for commercial and scientific satellites.


In this challenging and exiting position at our site in Vienna you are responsible for the development, implementation and verification of the Product Assurance requirements among the entire project life.

You will act as main interface to the customer and the subcontractors for quality and safety topics.




  • Developing the Product Assurance Requirements and Culture at project level, ensuring robust quality processes, cost, excellence for program quality execution through collaboration with engineering, operations and supply chain.
  • Main interface for Customer for all quality and safety topics
  • Establishing Critical-to-Quality (CTQ) features in collaboration with Customer and Engineering
  • Leading non-conformance (NC) and failure investigation whenever product requirements are violated
  • Supervising and directing Product Development and Qualification for all relevant quality aspects
  • Coordinating for all Quality matters international multi-site and cross-country programs
  • Executing Product Assurance Program in accordance with Project Milestones
  • Converting the Customer Critical to Quality Requirements into internal specifications and requirements
  • Leading Customer Critical root cause analysis (RCA) and investigation activities
  • Moderating Design failure mode and effect analysis (DFMEA)
  • Developing Process/Product CTQ and Control Plans in collaboration with Customer and Engineering
  • Establishing Product Quality Documentation
  • Support and achieve final Product Qualification
  • Contribute as needed to Customer and internal Audits as Quality representative


Skills & Experience


  • Relevant experience in the field of Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Preferred education: MSc degree in Engineering or in a similar relevant discipline (HTL/FH/TU Electrical Engineering)
  • Knowledge of standards such as EN9100, ECSS, NASA and MIL
  • Ability to quickly understand and analyze technical products/systems and their function
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English
  • MS Office experience required
  • Experience in the application of Quality preventive methodology (5Why, Ishikawa Fishbone…)


Nice to have


  • Experience in other Space companies
  • Professional experience in the design, manufacturing and verification of high reliability electronics products
  • Experience in Software Quality Assurance


We offer


  • A friendly working environment with accountable and challenging activities
  • Flexitime
  • Company canteen
  • A corporate culture in which success is celebrated together




Monthly salary: minimum € EUR 3.398,14 according to the Collective Agreement. Actual salary is dependent on qualification and professional experience.

If you are interested in this challenging job in a motivated team in a high-technology industry, we look forward to receiving your resume and other applicable documents in English.

Your contact

Did we spark your interest in this exciting position? Then we look forward to receiving your online application.

RUAG Space | Recruiter/HR Manager: Ulrike Pohl | Tel. +431801992170 | https://careers.ruag.com


Wien, AT

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  Product 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. 

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