PROPULSION TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL - USA, FL Miami 2014
Propulsion Technologies International (PTI) is a joint venture between GE Aviation & Snecma (Safran), world leaders in aircraft engines design and manufacture. PTI offers repair and overhaul services for the CFMI and Turbomeca families of engines.
Product Line Engineer - Lean-Teaming Coach Jan 2012- Present
As Turbomeca Line Engineer, responsible for technical support of repairs processes and product knowledge :
Improve and maintain repair methods by creating and improving process instructions, equipment changes, driving productivity, capacity and quality, by supporting operators
Provide engineering support as customer interface for industrialized or new products
Industrialize new repairs to increase capability: conducting cost/benefit analysis for new processes, designing, building and procuring toolings for repair approval
Turbomeca Cell Coach for "teaming" (Lean Manufacturing) : as the coach, responsible for SelfDirected Work Team implementation by transferring to Team members skills and duties, assisting production coordination, teaching metrics, providing resources and motivation to create an autonomous and empowered cell
ARIANESPACE - France/French Guiana 2006 - 2011
Arianespace offers launch service & solutions to satellite operators from around the world, operating from French Guiana. With its family of launchers (Ariane 5, Soyouz, and Vega), Arianespace wins more than half of the commercial launch contracts worldwide each year, 2010 sales totaled €1,029 million
Space Mission Analysis Engineer May 2010 - Dec 2011
Responsible for defining and optimizing each flightmission, matching launch vehicle characteristics and spacecraft customer's requirements. Interfaced with customers and suppliers, oversee mission analysis to insure the flight readiness by taking part in launch preparation :
Synthesize and negotiate spacecraft’s customer needs and strategies, in order to ensure their compliance with Arianespace launch offers. Assist in defining customer requirements to industry suppliers. Coordinate mission with flight safety team
Conduct and perform feasibility, preliminary and final mission analyses for trajectory, performance and flight mechanics aspects, in directrelation with Arianespace management and spacecraft’s customers
Conduct Astrium ST sub-contractor for production and acceptance testing of the flight program
Ensure the function of Technical Authority System during the launching campaigns : responsible of flight readiness acceptance for all System aspects (mission, trajectory, satellites data andrequirements) till lift-off and, then, in charge offlight instantaneous following and monitoring
Carry out post-flight analysis for flight program, trajectory, performance and mechanics
Fluid Systems Operation Engineer/Manager January 2006 - April 2010
Controlled and managed operational activities concerning the ground/onboard and launch system for Ariane launcher:
preparation of launch campaigns, including integration of specific fluid elements of the cryogenic upper stage (ESC) : writing operational procedures and preparing operational integrated plans
directed up to 10 person team for the execution of upper stage operations (assembly, functional tests, propellant loading) during the launch preparation campaign ⇒ led 25 ECA launch campaigns with successful lift-offs
analysis of launch campaign and operational data for process improvement and maintenance facilities monitoring
In strong interaction with complex industrial base (suppliers, customers, sub-contractors), was in charge of the following fluid subsystems :
monitoring of launcher/ground system upgrades from the standpoint of fluid operational interfaces with the launcher, as well as the associated Ariane launch complex (ELA) installations (contract management with costs, deadlines, qualitysupervision)
Launch Vehicle Industry production support for upper stages ⇒ resulted in a consequent enhancement in Arianespace relationship with its supplier EADS/Astrium and product definition changes when benefiting to performance, cost, quality, production
SAFRAN GROUP - FRANCE 2003-2005
Safran is a worldwide high technology group with leading positions in aerospace, defense and security; annual sale of 10.8 billion euros.
Aircraft engine aerothermal Engineer at Snecma Moteurs- Villaroche 2005
Aerothermal engineer for High Pressure Rotor of TP400 turboprop engine (Airbus A400M military transport aircraft) :
Thermal mapping and designing for mechanical definition of engine rotary parts
Subcontracting management for thermal/flow modeling(budget of 1M€)
Preparation and monitoring of engine tests, within a European partnership
Collaboration with European engine-makers operating through the Europrop International GmbH consortium (EPI), as part of European project,for inputs/outputs exchange to match up interfaces definition (whole engine integrity)
Propulsion/Functional Space System Engineer at Snecma Moteurs - Vernon 2003-2005
As part of latest Ariane 5-version-launch-vehicle team development, contributed to the upper cryogenic stage(ESC-A) qualification, prerequisite for first flight:
Performed functional forecasts on ESC-A functional propulsive system (performances analysis, propellant budgets, engine functioning)
Flight (Ariane 4 experience) and bench test exploitation
Technical supervision and coordination for mechanical, thermal, propulsion and functional studies, for ESC-A flight-worthiness justification, in compliance with French authorities requirements (French Space Agency) : functional and supporting file drafting; compliance schedule
ECOLE DES MINES ENGINEERING SCHOOL - Nancy, France 2000 - 2003
Majors : Fluid Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Propulsion,Thermics, Numerical Simulation
One year study supported by EADS-MBDA : Interest of the endothermic fuels for high speed propulsion systems (ramjets and scramjets)
European Space Center – Kourou, French Guiana June 2002 – September 2002
Internship : Database Creation relative to fluid facilities for Ariane 5 launch campaign
Student Exchange Program with ICN Business School 2002 - 2003
Classes: International Business Negotiations, Management
French Space Agency (CNES) – Toulouse, France March 2003 – August 2003
Internship : Analysis of the Hall thruster discharge performance and the spacecraftenvironment interactions (bibliography, simulations) in order to promote electrical propulsionfor satellite manufacturer industry
Engineering techniques & knowledge
Flight mechanics, thermodynamics, compressible flow, mechanical and fluid engineering techniques (used in aircraft/aerospace industry), propulsion, control-command systems, GNC
High capacity for communication/negotiation, Human/Project/Contract Management, Team spirited, focused, organized, reactive, report writing, analytical and synthetic mind
Languages & Softwares : Microsoft Office, Access, Fluent, Gambit, Unix, Fortran, C, Java
French Fluent, Native language
English Fluent, Certificate of Advanced English delivered by Cambridge University
Spanish Fluent, Superior (Diploma Superior de Español como Lengua Extranjera) delivered by Insituto Cervantes.
2013 : CCEF Member - French Foreign Trade Advisors : networking/advice between French Executives and Entrepreneurs living abroad
2010 - 2011 : Arianespace Work Council : staff advisory committee for decision/definition on company benefits or policies ; in charge of providing the employees with cultural perks
2006 - 2009 : Ecole des Mines Professional Networks : Aerospace group member for industrial conferences organization
2002 - 2003 : Student Union committee member: communication, event organizer
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