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Configuration Manager (m/f/n) 

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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.


Your Responsibilities

  • Create and/or review product configuration management plans according to customer and internal configuration requirements
  • Verify that product baselines are conforming to the configuration requirements, facilitate efficient change management during operations and release them prior to operations
  • Ensure product change request information is accurate and complete
  • Register, process and verify the implementation of product change requests
  • Coordinate Change Control Board(s) (CCB)
  • Perform configuration audits on the product and/or configuration process (incl. supplier), identify any related findings and ensure corrective actions are agreed
  • Manage any configuration audit defined corrective actions and/or follow-up on their implementation
  • Maintain and/or develop business process (BPM)
  • Identify configuration improvement opportunities
  • Measure, monitor & report configuration performance (KPI)



Your Profile

  • Engineering (Mechanical, Aerospace, Software, Electrical or similar) degree (Bachelor or Master of Science)
  • Proven experience in the field of Configuration Management or System Engineering or Quality Assurance
  • Ability to quickly understand and analyse technical products/systems and their function
  • High level of theoretical skills in Configuration Management with an adeptness to coach hands on practical elements “on the shop floor”
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, any further language (German, French and Swedish) is a plus
  • MS Office experience
  • Knowledge of standards, such as EN9100, ECSS, SAE, NASA and MIL
  • Experience in the Space industry

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: André Jolidon 


Zürich, ZH, CH

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