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Mechatronics System Engineer 

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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

  • Be the technical responsible for one of our mechatronics products or customer specific development
  • Lead a project team of highly skilled experts (analysis engineers, test engineers, design engineers, …)
  • Together with your team, generate ideas and solutions that create value for our customers
  • Negotiate with customers and suppliers on a technical level.
  • Prepare component specifications for the procurement of special equipment
  • Coordinate design and analysis activities; but also conduct engineering work yourself.
  • Support, attend test activities and evaluate test results
  • Establish and review technical project reports in English
  • Participate to customer reviews, including effective presentations of working results


Your Profile

  • You have an MSc or PhD preferably in Mechatronics, Aerospace Engineering or in Micro- or Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in mechatronics engineering for demanding applications, for example aerospace or vacuum, lithography, scientific instruments, MedTech, …
  • Generalist; used to work with equations as much as with people.
  • You have previously turned designs into hardware and mastered the challenges along the way  
  • In-depth knowledge of any of the following is an asset: satellite components and relevant standards, lithography machines, material science, data analysis, environmental testing
  • Our working language is English; knowledge of German is an asset.

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 |  | https://careers.ruag.com


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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