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     Date Submitted:22-03-2012
     Last Modified:11-09-2012 (03:36)
    Job information
     Current job:Space mechanical / system Engineer
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Launch Systems, Space Tourism
     KeywordsSystem Space Catia MSc Mechanical concept design CAD problem solving

    Born: 18/05/1984

    Nat.: French


    The key aspects of my professional competencies are my excellent interpersonal skills and my constant ability to work effectively and proactively. I enjoy the collaboration within a team and my capability to communicate in a concise and effective manner with team members and customers has made me a good team leader as well. I have good analytical and presentation skills and a good eye for details. My engineering experience taught me to be pragmatic and practical with a logical approach to solve problems and find technological solutions. Self-motivated, reliable, I have the aptitude to organise workload and meet deadlines. In parallel, my curiosity and my initiative lead me to undertake new challenges, absorb new knowledge and broaden skills.



    01/2011 to 09/2011

    Mechanical Engineer for Antenna Feed Chain Assembly

    EADS ASTRIUM LTD, Stevenage, UK

    1. Mechanical design of feed chain product.
    2. Focal point for all competences.
    3. Scheduling of all design and manufacturing steps for on-time delivery.
    4. Process and communication tools improvement.

    10/2008 to 12/2010

    Lead Design Engineer for Satellite structure

    EADS ASTRIUM LTD, Stevenage, UK

    1. Responsible for numeric model and drawings production (Catia V5) of the ASTRA series satellite structure.
    2. Team (up to 5) and tasks management to meet schedule, quality and budget.
    3. Involved in CAD Process and cost recording development throughout.

    02/2008 to 10/2008

    CAD Design Engineer, for Satellite structure

    EADS ASTRIUM LTD, Stevenage, UK

    1. Solid modelling and 2d drawing (Catia V5) of telecommunication satellite structures.
    2. Involved in CAD Process development.

    10/2006 to 08/2007

    CAD Design/Production Engineer for SiC Space Telescopes manufacturing


    1. Reviewing telescope part drawings for feasibility.
    2. Designing (Catia V5) specific tools and procedures for all the manufacturing steps: pressing, green machining, sintering, grinding, static tests, handling.
    3. Checking and adjusting the applicability of manufacture drawings and procedures.

    04/2004 to 08/2004

    CAD Designer placement for aerospace tooling

    LAROCHE, Toulouse, France

    1. Design (Catia V5) and Improvement of tools for the Final Assembly Line of the Airbus A380.
    2. Management of tools manufacture with subcontractors.



    09/2011 to 10/2012 (Currently)

    MSc Astronautics and Space Engineering

    Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK

    1. Individual Project: Large Deployable Antenna Reflector – Concept design         
    2. Group Design Project: THOR (THermospheric Orbital Reconnaissance Spacecraft) –System and Cost Engineer

    09/2004 to 06/2006

    BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering and Astronautics (2.2 class)

    Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, UK

    1. Individual project: Domestic Wind Turbine Design 
    2. Astronautics Group Project: Mars Sample Return mission design

    09/2002 to 06/2004

    DUT Mechanical and Production Engineering with Aerospace Technology

    (University Technological Diplomat, level 2)

    Institut Universitaire de Technologie, Toulouse, France

    1. CAD, CAM and FEA (CATIA V5)                        -   Manufacture and Methods
    2. Aerospace science & Engineering                 -   Mechanical & Project Engineering


    BIA, Basic Certificate in Aeronautics

    Toulouse, France


    French Science Baccalaureate specialized in Physics

    Lycée Jean Monnet, Montpellier, France


    Language             - French: Mother tongue                              - Spanish: Basics

    - English: Second language


    Comp. Skills       - CATIA V5 (CAD, Proficient > 8000h)            -SOLID WORKS (CAD, >800h)

                                    - VPM (Proficient)           -ESATAN (Thermal, basics)

                                    -SPRINT (Configuration)              -NASTRAN/PATRAN (Stress, basics)

    -MS OFFICE (incl. MS Project)                       - Comfortable learning new software


    Other                    -ASTRIUM Security Clearance                    -Driving licence and own car

                                    - AFPS (First aid certificate)


    I am a handyman, I like to create and fix things by myself. In my spare time, I enjoy playing guitar. I did practice different sports, to change; Rugby, Climbing, Boxing, Tambourin, Rock and Roll. I like travelling and discovering new places, hiking and enjoy different cultures. I am also involved with amateur rocketry and built a level 2 rocket.

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