I am a qualified Mechanical/Electrical Aerospace Systems Maintenance Engineer and who has over 20 years experience working on fixed wing aircraft to 1st, 2nd and 3rd Line for various major aviation companies and military contracts around the world. Some of these companies and contracts include:
· NORTHROP GRUMANN
· BAE SYSTEMS
· PRATT & WHITNEY.
For the last 12 years I have been working primarily in the Technical Publications industry as a Technical Author, Project Manager, Consultant and Business Manager. The key roles I have undertaken within the industry include authoring, editing, management and technical consultancy for the creation and amendment of all publications appertaining to the Military and Civil Aerospace industry. These roles involve working to strict quality constraints detailed in the following specifications:
· AECMA S1000D
· DEF STAN 00-60.
Key Skills & Tools:
I possess a thorough knowledge of the above mentioned specifications including ASD-STE100 (Simplified English) and DITA (Darwin Information Typing Architecture), with an in-depth understanding of each application in the Publications environment.
During my time working in the documentation industry, I have gained an excellent understanding of various tools used to create, manage, translate and publish documentation. These tools include:
· Adobe FrameMaker+SGML
· PTC DPS (including Arbortext Editor)
· iLOG (including EAGLE, AcquirED and ASPECT)
· CCT 2.6/3.0
· PTC PLM/WINDCHILL
· Smart MAX-IT (ASD-STE100/AECMA Simplified English Checking Software).
I also have experience of CAD/Illustrating packages and their applicability within the Publications industry. These packages include:
· PRODUCT VIEW
· PTC Arbortext IsoDraw + CAD Process.
Management & Sales:
I have managed varying sizes of project team as a Business and Project Manager for offload contracts from major companies. These offload contracts included the amendment and generation of maintenance, repair, component and equipment publications for:
· BAE SYSTEMS: JAGUAR, HAWK,
· SAAB: GRIPEN
· ROLLS ROYCE: (various engines)
· CORSAIR: (various aircraft)
· DYTECHNA: (various military vehicle modifications)
· AIRBUS: (various aircraft).
As a Business Manager, I managed over 100 specialized employees locally and at various locations in the
· BAE SYSTEMS: WARTON, BROUGH and
· ROLLS ROYCE: HULL,
· VIRGIN ATLANTIC:
· PIPER GROUP PLC: HESSLE,
My knowledge of the Technical Publication industry specifications; the application of the various tools; and the willingness to implement/trial new software and technology has enabled me to manage, create and implement efficient procedures into the workplace, reducing man-hours and costs whilst increasing productivity and quality, whilst ensuring adherence to the industry standard ISO9001:2000
I carried out detailed proposal, analysis of workloads and developed workable schedules for the completion of tasks in order to meet a specific time scale with accurate reporting for finance, production and presentations for meetings to project completion.
By utilising my persuasive abilities to achieve the agreed objectives, coupled with attention to detail, has enabled me to form excellent working relationships with both customer and supplier.
Consultancy & Sales:
For a period in my career I worked as a Technical Publications Consultant for various companies which involved assessing problems and implementing solutions thus enabling increased productivity and enhancing quality of the deliverable product. The success of these developed solutions involved the sale of software applications, on a freelance basis, from the PTC Arbortext Dynamic Publishing suite. This in turn would lead to enhancing or replacing hardware/software, installation and training employees in all aspects of the new solution product.
Date of Birth: 25th April 1958
Marital Status: Married
Interests & Hobbies:
· IT Technology
· Music, Theatre and Film
· NATO Security Clearance
Exam: GCE ‘O’ Level – Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Woodwork, Engineering Drawing
Exam: CSE ‘GRADE 1 – English, Physics, Woodwork Human Biology
1975 to 1978:
Exam: City & Guilds Full Technological Certificate (Mechanical Engineering Technician)
Exam: Specialist Engineering Technician Course – Grade 1 Pass
2008 to present:
Company: Rheinmetall Technical Publications
Position: Technical Author/Editor (Service Bulletins)
2006 to 2008:
Company: (Contract) – Various
Position: Technical Authoring Consultancy & Sales
2003 to 2006:
Company: Piper Group Plc
Position: Business Manager
2000 to 2003:
Company: Bowne Global Solutions
Position: Project Manager (Technical Writing)
1998 to 2000:
Company: Bowne Global Solutions
Position: Technical Author/Editor
1985 to 1998:
Company: (Contract) – Various
Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.
All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.
All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide.
Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!
2021 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):
|1 month - Discovery||450 euros||convert|
|3 months - Bronze||1150 euros||convert|
|6 months - Silver||1950 euros||convert|
|12 months - Gold||3200 euros||convert|
If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)622757477 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will set up an account for you and invoice you, but in this case, access to our website will be granted only after payment has been received. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.
Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.
Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
- if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
- if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)
For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)622757477.
Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)622757477 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.
Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.
We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
* The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
* Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.
Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing email@example.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.