CV: Mechanisms and Structures Engineer, Account Manager



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 Date Submitted:08-04-2019
 Last Modified:09-04-2019 (07:16)
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 Current job:Mechanisms and Structures Engineer, Account Manager
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
 KeywordsExperienced mechanisms and structures engineer with FEA skills. Degrees also in space physics and astrobiology



University of Turku

               Time:        2014 – 2019

               Degree:     B.Sc. Physics Applied Physics (main: space physics and instrumentation, sec:astrobiology)


Turku University of Applied Sciences

               Time:        1991 - 1994

               Degree:     B.Sc. Engineering (machine automation and robotics)


Work experience


R&D engineer

Company:       Aboa Space Research Oy

Date:              12 / 2016 – continues

Description:    Product weight optimization, strength analysis, mechanisms and structural design, prototype manufacturing and radiation dose calculation for small satellites

Participated     X-Ray Flux Monitor for CubeSats (Isaware / European Space Agency), BepiColombo SIXS (European Space Agency), Son of X-Shooter (European Southern Observatory - NTT telescope), HomeGage (Neurotar)


Research Assistant

Company:    University of Turku, Space Research Laboratory

Date:      5 / 2016 – continues

Description:      Design and development of the charged particle detectors and several other space weather related instruments. Work includes structure and mechanisms design, simulation, prototype manufacturing and testing. Strength analysis, electric field and particle tracing simulations using Comsol Multiphysics and SolidWorks. Radiation dose calculation for small satellites.

Participated     Asteroid Spectral Imaging Mission (ASPECT) CubeSat, Finnish Centre of Excellence in Research of Sustainable Space (FORESAIL-1 and 2)


Project manager / Technical consultant

Company:    PLMGroup Finland Ltd.

Date:          5 / 2008 – 10 / 2016

Description:   Design automation and customer SolidWorks-projects, teaching of structural analysis (FEM) using SolidWorks Simulation-software and Tacton product configurator


Design engineer

Company:    Cadring Oy

Date:       4 / 2007 – 5 / 2008

Description:     Bus frame design in Volvo Busses Finland, Design of steel frame structures and door and latch mechanisms, manufacturing method design (cost down project)


Project manager

Company:   Accell Fitness / Tunturi Oy Ltd

Date:      4 / 2005 – 9 / 2006

Description:   Fitness equipment project management in China including design, assembly and production verification.


Senior design engineer

Company:    Wärtsilä Ltd.

Date:           8 / 2002 – 4 / 2005

Description:    Design and development of Common Rail - fuel injection system, Solas – fire protection classifications, auxiliary component design including pumps and mechanisms.


Design engineer

Company:    Sandvik Tamrock Ltd.

Date:           2 / 1996 – 7 / 2002

Description:     Toro T0010-loader design; boom and frame mechanisms, hydraulics, fire protection and automation.


Design engineer

Company:    Finnmecanplan Ltd.

Date:       4 / 1995 – 1 / 1996

Description:    Valmet in Pansio, paper factory HVAC design, Several different design projects e.g. to Neste, Tampella and Turku shipyard


Design engineer

Company:  Wärtsilä Diesel Corp.

Date:      6 / 1993 – 12 / 1994

Description:    Tooling design, factory layout-design



Company:  Jäspi & Mäkinen Ky.

Date:       6 / 1991 – 12 / 1991

Description:    All metalwork in press department and CNC -punching machine operation



Finnish        native

English        fluent


IT Skills             

Engineering and science related software  like Solidworks, Catia, Fusion 360, I-DEAS, Unigraphics, Nastran, SolidWorks Simulation, ESABase, Spenvis, Comsol Multiphysics, Origin

General office software     Word, Excel, Power Point, Pages, Numbers, Keynote


Hobbies and other interests

Metal forging   Certified iron blacksmith focused especially in Damascus-steel (layered metal) and heat treatment , Mokume Gane -metals (diffusion bonded soft metals)             

Bush craft skills, hiking, swimming

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