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     Date Submitted:16-03-2011
     Last Modified:20-03-2011 (05:40)
    Job information
     Current job:Systems Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:
     Industry:Launch Systems
     KeywordsSystems Engineering, Structural Analyses and Design, Composite Materials, Cryogenic Applications
    CV

     

    Curriculum vitae

     

     

    Personal details

     

    Date of birth                2nd of September 1978

     

    Nationality                   German

     

    Marital status             Unmarried

     

     

    Education

     

    September 1999 – May 2005, University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany

    • Master of Engineering in Lightweight Structures, graduated in May 2005.
    • Diploma (4-year engineering degree) in Aeronautical Engineering, graduated in September 2003 with honours: Walther Blohm Förderpreis 2004.

     

    September 1998 – July 1999,Berufsoberschule (upper vocational school), Augsburg, Germany

    • Fachhochschulreife (university entrance certificate) in July 1999.

     

     

    Work experience

     

    October 2007 –present, Magna Steyr Space Technologies, Graz, Austria

     

    Systems engineer for composite cryogenic propellant feed line (R&D project with ESA in the frame of the future launcher preparatory programme) as well as for composite LHe-Tank (R&D project with ESA) (June 2009 – present):

     

    • Establishment of development and verification plans to meet both, targeted requirements and technology readiness levels
    • Literature research for identifying and pre-selecting fibres as well as matrix materials most suitable for cryogenic environment
    • Layout and first analyses of laminate layup as well as identifying the basic geometries
    • Supervision of the detailed design and analyses activities, both external and internal
    • Preparation of material test programme with supervision of test institutes
    • Performing trade-off activities
    • Close consultation with material as well as component manufacturers
    • Preparation of technical reports
    • Holding of several milestones meetings (PDR, CDR, TRR, etc.) as technical representative with the customer (ESA).

     

    Structural analyst for aerospace composite structures (Feb. 2009 – May 2009):

     

    • FEM model preparation for a composite LH2/LOX propellant feed line according to a metallic Ariane 5 upper stage feed line
    • Selection of suitable composite materials
    • Layout and analyses of the composite layup
    • Teamwork with manufacturers
    • Preparation of analyses reports
    • Attendance and technical representative at PDR meetings with the customer (Astrium and ESA).

     

    Structural analyst for aeronautical metal structures (Oct. 2007-:Jan. 2009):

     

    • Conceptual design, FEM models preparation and analyses of class 3 aero-engine components for active clearance control of the low pressure turbine (ACC)
    • Selection of suitable materials and manufacturing processes
    • Teamwork with the design team as well as the customer on site (MTU Aero Engines Munich)
    • Preparation of technical specifications in agreement with the customer
    • Acquisition as well as consultation of manufacturers and suppliers
    • Preparation of analyses reports
    • Holding and attending PDR and CDR meetings.

     

     

    Practical experience and apprenticeship

     

    May 2005 – September 2007, University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany

    • Worked as a scientific assistant in the Laboratory of Lightweight Design.

     

    September 2004 – May 2005, AIRBUS UK, Bristol / Filton, UK

    • Worked as an aerodynamics intern on the master thesis project (design of high-lift devices).

     

    February 2002 – July 2002, Rolls-Royce Germany, Dahlewitz, Germany

    • 20-week internship joining the Production Engine Support & Flight Test department.

     

    September 1995 – August 1998, German Air Force, Airbase Lechfeld, Germany

    • 3-year apprenticeship as an aircraft mechanic at the training centre of German Air Force, Airbase Lechfeld, graduated with honours.

     

     

    Skills

     

    Language

    • Fluent in English: 7 years at school, 8 month internship in Bristol / Filton, UK and daily working environment with native English speaking contractors.

     

    • German: native language

     

    Computer

    • Applications: MS Office (very good knowledge), CATIA V4 & V5 (advanced knowledge), MSC PATRAN/NASTRAN (very good knowledge), ESACOMP (very good knowledge), MathCAD 13 (good knowledge).

     

    • Coding: Basic knowledge of FORTRAN and MATLAB.

     

    Composites

    • Besides the theoretical and engineering background gained from work and studies, also practical knowledge in working with hand-lamination, infiltration and pre-preg processes exists.

     

     

    Miscellaneous

     

    Student activities

    • Tutor for math, technical mechanics, lightweight structures and fluid dynamics.
    • Member of the BWB AC 20.30 project team.
    • Supervision of a student group for a one term project in lightweight structural design.

     

    Hobbies

    • Design and operation of remote controlled model aeroplanes
    • Design and operation of High Power Rockets
    • Climbing and hiking

     

    Graz, 14th of March


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