Site Manager
Kiruna, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Site Manager
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Do you want to be part of creating history in Swedish Space Industry? In 2024, we plan to enable launch of satellites from Esrange outside of Kiruna in the North of Sweden. Now there is a unique opportunity for you to join the establishment and operation of the orbital launch capability as well as partake in our testbed activities.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITES

As our Site Manager, you will play a crucial role in our Orbital Launch & Rocket Test team. Your role involves overseeing and managing all aspects of the rocket test and launch infrastructure to ensure its smooth and efficient operation.

Example of work tasks:

  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to plan, design, and develop the rocket test and launch infrastructure such launch pads, fueling stations, gantries, communication systems, power supply, water and waste management systems, roads, and other essential facilities.  
  • Oversee the regular maintenance and repairs of the launch base infrastructure. Develop and implement maintenance schedules and configuration management processes.  
  • Ensure that all facilities meet safety guidelines, environmental regulations, and industry standards.  
  • Manage the budget for infrastructure projects, maintenance, and upgrades.  
  • Oversee construction projects, infrastructure upgrades, and modifications. Coordinate with construction teams, contractors, and vendors to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.  
  • Identify potential risks and vulnerabilities in the launch base infrastructure and develop risk mitigation plans to address them effectively.  
  • Collaborate with the emergency response team to develop and implement contingency plans for critical infrastructure failure or emergency situations.  
  • Maintain accurate records of infrastructure projects, maintenance activities, and inspections. 

WHO YOU ARE

Embark on a journey with us, where your solution-focused and proactive mindset will shine. Your analytical ability and exceptional work ethic will find a home in our dynamic team. We value your contextual awareness and effective communication skills, and we're looking for someone who excels as a relationship builder and networker — a true team player. Join us and contribute to a workplace that appreciates your individual strengths, fostering an environment of continuous growth and collaboration.

We also believe you have:

  • Master’s degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience as a leader in a technological environment
  • A professional proficiency in English
  • Prior professional experience in the space sector is consider a bonus.

WE OFFER YOU

  • A unique opportunity to be part of the establishment of Sweden’s first orbital launch service.
  • An exciting position in a market space with continuous change and big challenges
  • A workplace characterized by an open atmosphere and proud employees all over the world.
  • Opportunity for personal development.

LOCATION

The position is stationed at Esrange Space Center.

NEXT STEP

Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Please apply using your CV and personal letter by clicking the apply button below. We evaluate all applications continuously.

This position requires a background control and security interview before employment. 

WE HELP EARTH BENEFIT FROM SPACE

SSC is a leading global provider of advanced space services with more than fifty years of experience. Since our start pioneering scientific rocket launches in northern Sweden, we have grown into a renowned, full-service supplier of state-of-the-art space engineering, satellite and launch services to commercial and institutional customers worldwide.

Why you should work with us!

Space industry is undergoing a rapid change and you can be a part of it. The pace of change in our industry has never been higher than today and the assignments we undertake are of all kinds.

To meet these exciting challenges we work together and contribute with our various skills – no matter where in the world we are and what role we have.

SSC offers employees an exciting future with the opportunity to meet challenging and exciting tasks at the forefront of space industry.

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About the employer
Welcome to SSC – Swedish Space Corporation, a global leader in advanced space services with over 50 years of experience. Since our start pioneering scientific rocket launches in northern Sweden, we have grown into a renowned, full-service supplier of state-of-the-art space engineering, satellite and launch services to commercial and institutional customers worldwide.
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