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RUAG is an outstanding technological company with capabilities on the ground, in the air and in space and employs more than 9,000 employees worldwide.
RUAG Corporate Services in Berne and Zurich includes the Group Executive Board and the following cross-divisional services : Corporate HR, Finance & Controlling, Legal & Compliance, Corporate Communication, Corporate IT and Real Estate.
Develop & lead a competence center delivering engineering IT application services across a range of solutions and engineering processes to business.
The position is based in Zurich and reports to the VP Business Applications.
Create and execute an engineering IT applications strategy based on business strategy & requirements
Build a high caliber team to support the business in different countries covering multiple CAD, CAE, Document Management and PLM solutions
Optimize the solution landscape considering total cost of ownership & business capabilities enablement
Establish a panel of external IT service providers to complement the internal team and provide cost, capacity and competence leverages
Enable standardization and improvement in engineering processes, and implement proper governance over engineering IT applications
Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
10 years’ experience on CAD / CAE / PLM tools of which at least 5 years must be hands-on as a developer or architect, including experience on CAD & PLM tools from at least 2 (preferably 3) of the following 5 providers Aras, Dassault, PTC, SAP, Siemens, and on at least 3 different CAE tools
Knowledge of different engineering processes like BOM management, Change Management, Document Management, Digital Thread Enablement, ERP Integration, Product and Material Compliance, Product Development, Quality Management
At least 5 years’ experience working for Aerospace or other Discrete Manufacturing kind of company(ies)
Project management experience covering CAD / PLM implementation required
International experience and experience of leading geographically distributed teams preferred
Strong communication skills and fluency in English required, additional languages a plus
Exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills