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OHB Sweden is the largest Swedish satellite manufacturer with over 30 years of space heritage. OHB Sweden has been responsible for all national Swedish missions since the 1980’s and was also the prime of the only ESA mission which went to the Moon (SMART-1). OHB Sweden is an end-to-end provider of space systems and develops, builds, tests, and operates satellites for different kinds of space missions within communications, Earth observation, space research, and exploration. OHB Sweden has developed specific expertise within AOCS and Propulsion sub-systems and pioneered autonomous rendezvous and formation flying thanks to the Prisma program. As a Propulsion sub-system provider OHB Sweden has the opportunity to serve all key players of the European Space industry and counts as one of the leaders in Europe in this field. In all domains, OHB Sweden is active in the European and Swedish institutional markets as well as in the commercial market. The headquarters of OHB Sweden in Kista is home to around 90 highly qualified international employees. We see ourselves as an agile and innovative team for which the competence, enthusiasm, and dedication of each team member is a key asset. OHB Sweden is a member of the OHB SE Group which currently employs over 3000 people and is the 3rd largest Space company in Europe.

For more information please visit www.ohb-sweden.se


We are now looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Quality Assurance / Component Engineer.

The Quality and Product assurance team within the company covers a wide range of tasks to plan, manage and execute product and project quality assurance aspects for satellite projects starting from initial product design, manufacture, test, to delivery. Within the projects your key responsibility will be to provide quality assurance for electrical and electronic components. We are a small flexible team and additional skills within quality management are an advantage.

Task breakdown:

  • Responsibility for Quality Assurance and selection of Electrical/Electronic/Electro mechanical (EEE) components specific for space applications
  • Inspections of hardware. Incoming inspection, inspections during production, integration and testing, and outgoing inspections. Working in a clean room environment.
  • Drive planning and execution of audits and reviews, (EEE components, processes, materials, design, manufacturing, testing, qualification) both with suppliers and customers.
  • Within assigned projects act as key responsible to customers and suppliers in project/product quality issues.
  • Writing quality documentation in accordance with project quality requirements and ECSS standards.
  • Review and approval of project documentation
  • Regular reporting (internal and external) of quality issues.
  • Handling of Deviation management, Non-Conformance Reports, Request for Deviations/Waivers. Root cause analysis, Corrective and Preventive actions.
  • Participate in the maintenance of the company’s Quality Managements system compliant to ISO 9001
  • Perform internal audits as per ISO 9001

Required qualifications:

  • EEE component knowledge. EMC & radiation.
  • Experience from Quality assurance within space or other advanced technology and manufacturing, > 5 years
  • Experience working in a clean room environment
  • Experience of visual inspections and inspections using microscope
  • Preferred knowledge of ECSS standards
  • University degree (MSc) in Electronics, Space, Materials or Quality
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Preferred knowledge of Quality management systems based on ISO 9001
  • Speaking and writing in English, Swedish is an advantage
  • Ability to work in a precise way on multiple tasks and against tight deadlines
  • The work location is in Kista

We are looking for a team-player who has the ability to work autonomously meeting project needs and requirements. Capability for problem solving and initiative are necessary as well as the ability to work in a pragmatic way focusing on finding the right level of quality and to deliver on time. Travel may be required, primarily within Europe.

If you want to participate in the development of future space systems and feel confident that you meet the above requirements, or want to enter the space industry and want to find yourself in a dynamic and inspiring work environment, then we look forward to hearing from you!

For general company info see: https://www.ohb-sweden.se/

Please call Recruitment Consultant Inez Almquist, +46737 084194 or send an email inez.almquist@ahexecutives if you have questions.

Interviews are held onging and we are looking forward to receive your application including CV and personal letter very soon.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Inez Almquist

Inez Almquist



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