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     Date Submitted:01-09-2016
     Last Modified:01-09-2016 (02:48)
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     Current job:Quality Manager (corporate or project)
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsI stand as an expert on project management methodologies and quality management mainly for space companies.


    Master Engineer INSA

    DEA micro-electronics

    Corporate Quality Manager
    Product Assurance Manager

    QMS / Clients / Projects / Suppliers / AIT - Spatial Industry



    Functional skills


    ECSS (branch M & Q, mainly M-40, Q-10, Q-20, Q-40, Q80).

    ISO 9001, ISO 19011, ISO 13485, REACH‑RoHS, ISO 14001, ISO 17020, ISO 17025, ISO 29990, BS‑OHSAS 18001...

    EN 9100 v2009, Part21G, Part145.



    Quality policy:

    Facilitate reviews & steering boards.

    Define the corporate standards and draw up the quality manual.

    Create and spread the QMS (quality plan, processes, pilots, indicators, procedures, reporting).

    Support, obtain and maintain the certifications.

    Train the teams.

    Project – Product Quality Assurance:

    Develop appropriate methodologies to current standards.

    Create activity specific quality tools.

    Develop and spread configuration management (ADCL, ABCL), documents management, documentary watch (statutory, regulatory, clients).

    Manage the nonconformities, waivers, derogations, changes management…

    Analyse the causes and develop the actions plan.

    Draw up the Quality Assurance documents (product assurance requirements, product assurance plan, conformity matrix, verification control document).

    Ensure the compliance of deliverables (EIDP).

    Create and apply procedures (incoming inspection, cleanroom work, AIT…)

    Manage RAMS activities (reliability, availability, maintainability, human factors).

    Manage quality activities (material, EEE and non EEE parts, processes).

    Manage security and safety assurance activities.

    Animate quality meetings (NRB, RLF, TRR, PTR, reviews, COPIL…)

    Follow AIT activities in cleanrooms.

    Follow tests, prepare and participate in operations, launch campaigns, operational missions.

    Leverage mission feedback.

    Develop and implement continual improvement.

    Manage the metrology service.

    Carry out internal and external audits.

    Develop and implement monitoring suppliers (quality firewall, action plan…)..

    Define and implement the clients satisfaction surveys.

    Management - Project management

    Ensure the administrative direction, lead the team, schedule work, conduct interviews.

    Conduct external communication actions, public relations.

    Monitor the costs, deadlines, quality and hazards.

    Organization, planning, reporting…

    Milestones, Customers and Management reviews, Steering boards.

    Hazards management (project, products, processes, operational)

    Quality and Safety management.

    Deliveries management (Product Breakdown Structure, Function BS, Work BS, Organizational BS, Resource BS, Cost BS).

    Configuration management (hardware, software, documentation).


    Arrange and conduct training courses:

    Design the lessons, create the courses, exercises, examinations.

    Teach face to face.

    Follow‑up the students during training and application period in industry.


    Methods - Tools

    Management by project, system‑processes organization.

    V cycle, PERT, Gantt, S curves, decisional indicators.

    PLM, ERP (SAP, AX, Hélios), ADEQUA, FMECA, HAZOP, 8D‑3A, PDCA, Pareto‑ABC‑XYZ, Ishikawa, 5Ws, 5Ms, QQCCOQP, flow chart, risks analysis and mitigation, criticality matrix, LEAN tools (6 sigma, VSM, 5S, Kanban, QRQC, Kaizen workshop, Jidoka, Andon, Poka yoke…)


    Office: Windows, pack MSOffice, Visio, VBA programming; Linux, OpenOffice.

    Project management: MSProject ; Planer.

    Specifics tools: nonconformities management, documents database, operational products management (Subversion)…


    Work experience


    Sophia Conseil

    from 2013

    to 2015

    Space projects Quality Manager (on client site)

    Suppliers Quality Manager (MMP group AD-Industrie)

    Development of equipments for the projects CGPS and IDEAS (Air Liquide Advanced Technologies).

    Development of antennas for the project SOLAR ORBITER (ACOEM).

    Development of camera instrument for the satellite TARANIS (Sodern).

    Development of SISMO instrument for the NASA space mission INSIGHT (Sodern).

    Project OPD-3MI (Sodern).

    Audit of suppliers.


    from 2010

    to 2013


    from 2008

    to 2010

    Responsible of EN 9100v2009 Certification

    Preparation and accompanying to certification EN 9100 for Aeronautics Non Destructive Testing activity è obtaining certification in December 2012.

    Space projects Quality Manager (on CNES site)

    Spacecraft Operations: ATV control centre.

    Satellite products Operations: Polder‑Parasol mission centre.




    from 2007

    to 2008

    Executive Manager of Engineers Private School

    Implementing a new facility and starting the activity: administrative organisation, educational decentralization, hierarchical management of 13 people…

    Development of the turnover (30% of my objectives achieved in 2 months).




    from 2005

    to 2006

    Training Officer & Teacher

    Design of courses and teaching.





    from 2000

    to 2005

    Other activities in Social and Artistic fields

    Administrative Manager for an artistic society (theatre company LVDP in Toulouse)

    Community worker in social and cultural activities – Leader of the "Corps et Espace" workshop (INVIT in Perpignan)




    from 1987

    to 1999

    Quality Manager in satellites and manned space flights (CASSIOPEE, SPOT4, EMS)

    Project manager (2kW 2GHz transmitters, Satellite‑tracking system…)

    Ground Segment System Engineer (in charge of Aussaguel satellite ground segment)

    Foreign missions : South Africa Republic, Russia, French Guyana


    Education and Training

    2007 :       Specialization in Business Management, administrative and labour law, financial management (CRP Consulting Toulouse)

    1991 :       DEA micro-electronics (design, manufacture and testing of components)
    Master Engineer INSA Toulouse « Génie Électrique »



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