CV: Mechanical Engineer (YGT)



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 Date Submitted:03-07-2019
 Last Modified:19-07-2019 (09:16)
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 Current job:Mechanical Engineer (YGT)
 Employment Term:Temp/Contract
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:within 3months
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
 Keywordsmechanical engineering, fracture control,finite element analysis, design engineer, structural engineer

Work Experience

• Sept 2018 - Present

European Space Agency, ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands

Mechanical Engineer, Young graduate trainee program

- Mechanical/fracture control analysis for Human Space flight project Orion-ESM

- Finite element analysis, using Abaqus, of space craft components like pressure vessels

- Crack growth analysis using NASGRO, VERB and ABAQUS

• Oct 2017 - Jul 2018

Punch Powertrain, Sint Truiden, Belgium

Lead Mechanical Engineer

- Responsible of the design and development of the input shaft sub-system of a continuously variable transmission

- Design of the input shaft sub-system components like seal rings, bearings, torque converter manifold using Creo and hand calculations

- Writing of sub-model requirements based on system requirements

- Performing FMEA (Failure mode and effect analysis)

- Creation of tests and simulation requests to support the design

- Responsible of managing relationships with suppliers and interfaces with other sub-models and reporting to project manager

• Nov 2016 - Oct 2017

Punch Powertrain, Sint- Truiden, Belgium

Mechanical Engineer 

-Design of the mechanical parts of the transmission control unity

-Analysis of failures

• Feb 2016 - Jul 2016

Siemens PLM Software, Leuven, Belgium

Master Thesis & Internship

-Study of onset of delamination simulation techniques using Nx-SAMCEF

-Application of the simulation techniques to an automotive L-shape composite CFRP component   


• Italian 

• English                                                  

• French  



• September 2016, Università della Calabria, Italy

Master degree in Mechanical Engineering

110 / 110 with Laude Thesis title: “Assessment of an innovative global to local numerical strategy for crack re-onset prediction in composite materials”

• December 2013, Università della Calabria, Italy

Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering 

Thesis title: “ Study of active and semi-active suspensions system”

• June 2010

Scientific High school “Pitagora”, Rende,Italy

High School Diploma


Professional Skills

• Abaqus • Solidworks

• Nx/Simcenter • MATLAB

• Creo (Pro-E) • Hypermesh


• Windchill tool


• Arduino • Samcef

• Jira


• Unity 3D

University projects

• Design and implementation of a robot arm with the use of Arduino, 3D printer and Unity 3D

• Design of a weight bench for home fitness

• Simulink model of a semi-active suspension system

• LabView model of a material detector through the computer sound system

• Design of a wine mixer


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