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Satellite Structures Thermo-Mechanical System Engineer (m/f/d) 

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

  • Lead and coordinate as technical responsible in projects all engineering disciplines:
    • general engineering
    • design & analysis
    • materials & processes
    • testing
  • Manage requirements and interfaces (evaluation, changes, verification)
  • Define and implement the development plan and verification logic and establish the corresponding documents
  • Break down the technical requirements to sub-systems, generate technical specifications for sub-contractors
  • Review and release all technical project documents
  • Review and release of manufacturing drawings
  • Provide technical support in meetings and reviews


Your Profile


  • University degree in Aerospace Engineering / Mechanical / Physics
  • More than 2 years of experience in Spacecraft Structure Subsystem
  • Experience in Spacecraft Thermal Control Subsystem is an asset
  • Experience in mechanical and structural analyses (Hyperworks, MSC.NASTRAN)
  • Good communication skills in English (written and spoken). German skills are an advantage
  • Must be able to define and manage budget and schedules
  • Must be able to coordinate and manage tasks and work packages
  • Must be a strong team player
  • Must be proactive and innovative
  • Must be able to take initiatives and supporting continuous improvement
  • Must be flexible and dedicated, able to work under tight schedule
  • Must be available for travelling abroad, maximum 20% of the working time


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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