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Materials & Processes Engineer CFRP Composites (m/f/n) 

Let's exceed the expected!

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

  • Selection, development, qualification and optimization of composite materials and processes for individual parts, components and complete assemblies. Establishing of related manufacturing specifications
  • Definition, planning, coordination, evaluation and documentation of development, characterization, verification and qualification tests for materials and manufacturing processes
  • Support for engineering department (design/analysis/systems engineering) in terms of material and processes selection during product development. Support of production during implementation of new processes and on nonconformance treatment
  • Writing technical terms (in German and/or English) of delivery, procurement specifications and technical guidelines or inputs thereto
  • Verification of supplier documentation and test reports of purchased parts and materials with regard to the fulfillment of specifications and applicable quality requirements. Technical support of supplier audits


Your Profile

  • Master’s degree in Material Science or Mechanical engineering and minimum 5 years’ experience in an equivalent field 
  • Profound knowledge of CFRP composite materials & processes, knowledge of metallic materials, surface treatments and adhesive bonding materials & processes
  • Ability and flexibility in leading technical as well as managerial tasks 
  • High commitment and initiative; systematic, diligent and independent way of working
  • Fluent in German (minimum level B2) is a must criterion (to establish production documentation in German)


We offer

  • An international environment with over 60 nationalities
  • 40h/week with at least 5 weeks of vacation and two weeks of paid paternity leave
  • An unique opportunity to work directly on high-tech products that will fly into space
  • We live a hands-on mentality and take suggestions for improvement seriously
  • A highly specialized and motivated team with a lot of know-how in the space industry


How to apply?
Have we sparked your interest in new career horizons? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. Only direct applications are accepted. RUAG Space | https://www.ruag.com/en/meet-us

Disclaimer: RUAG International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 


Zürich, ZH, CH

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

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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