Associate Procurement Specialist

Company Details

RUAG International is a Swiss technology group focusing on the aerospace industry.

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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.

Main Tasks:

  • Adherence to strategic and operational procurement strategy, processes and guidelines
  • Perform daily work with systematic supplier management and controlling processing
  • Establish and negotiate procurement contracts as needed
  • Development and support of short to long-term make-or-buy studies
  • Support international team in the procurement of investment goods
  • Participate on offers as part of the project capture teams
  • Supports the implementation, improvement, and population of the MRP/ERP system
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory and corporate requirements
  • Coordinates with local and international supply chain team to achieve goals
  • Supports establishment of integrated supply chain network with customers

Requirements/Skill Set:

  • 5+ years relevant experience
  • SAP experience required
  • Experience working in an AS9100 certified environment preferred
  • Extensive experience negotiating with suppliers required
  • Extensive knowledge of federal regulations such as FAR, CFR, and UCC preferred

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

RUAG Space USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

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About Ruag

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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