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Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer (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.


The Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation and verification of the Quality Assurance requirements within the Supply Chain. The Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer will act as main interface to Engineering and Operations for supplier quality requirements.


Your Responsibilities

  • Develop the Quality Assurance Requirements and Culture, ensuring robust quality processes, cost excellence for program quality execution through collaboration with engineering, operations and supply chain.
  • Act as main interface for Engineering, Operations and Procurement for all quality topics.
  • Establish Critical-to-Quality (CTQ) features in collaboration with Supplier, Engineering and Operations
  • Lead Non-Conformance and failure investigation whenever product and/or process requirements are violated
  • Supervise and direct Supplier Qualification for all relevant quality aspects
  • Perform all relevant Supplier Qualification, Key Inspection Point (KIP) and Mandatory Inspection Point (MIP) Documentation (Production Records) to verify Critical Features/Requirements


Your profile

  • Relevant experience in the field of Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Preferred education: BSc/MSc degree in Engineering or in a similar relevant discipline
  • Knowledge of standards such as EN9100, ECSS, NASA and MIL
  • Ability to quickly understand and analyse technical products/systems and their function
  • High level of theoretical skills in relevant fields with an adeptness to coach hands on practical elements “on the floor”
  • Experience in the application of Quality preventive methodology (5Why, Ishikawa Fishbone…)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Any further language (German, French and Swedish) beyond English is a strong asset
  • Experience in other Space companies would be an asset
  • MS Office experience required

Your contact

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:  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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