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 Date Submitted:25-10-2017
 Last Modified:25-10-2017 (03:44)
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 Current job:Product Assurance Manager
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems
 KeywordsProduct Assurance, AOCS, System Engineer
CV

EXPERTISE

More than seven years of working experience in aerospace field as Product Assurance Manager, Space Systems Engineer, AOCS and AIT/AIV Engineer.

Key skills acquired as PA Manager. Management of:

Design Review Process

Risk and Configuration processes within the Project Team

PA&S requirements baseline for all elements of the project, in compliance with the ESA general Product Assurance and Safety policy

Produce and implement plans, define inputs, outputs, participants, responsibilities, interfaces, coordinate efforts of participants, and produce resulting consolidated inputs

Minute of Meeting and Reports

Reviewing of contractor’s plan plans, specifications and effort proposed

Monitoring project & PA status & identify relevant PA issues, including NCR / SPR / Waivers / Problems / Critical Items and systematically tracking all items

MIP / KIP (Mandatory and Key Inspection Point

Produce weekly and monthly reports of monitoring activities performed, including conclusions and recommendations and contribution to design and safety reviews, and activities related to preventive/corrective action

Assessing the implementation of PA&S requirements, participating in design and safety reviews and directing the necessary preventive or corrective actions

Monitoring the manufacturing, integration and test activities with quality assurance audits

Conducting the Acceptance Reviews of all contractual deliverable items

Supporting the organisation & management in all PA disciplines

Controlling NCR / Waivers / Problems / Critical Items. Produce meeting agendas, check that all inputs are available for the NRB or CCB, check that all needed participants are involved, produce NRB or CCB minutes of meeting, follow-up on actions identified, ensure proper non-conformance/wavier/problem/critical item close-out. Produce also reports on control activities performed

PA for the verification, qualification, acceptance , delivery activities and the launch campaign

Participating in all project reviews, including safety reviews. Produce reports on all review activities performed (e.g. documents reviewed, checklists used, spot check performed), conclusions and recommendations;

Reporting project PA status

 

INTRODUCTION

As far as it concerns my personal capacities, I have excellent interpersonal skills and easy interaction with colleagues, together with a high degree of organizational and communication abilities, and comfortable with working in a diverse and multinational team environment. I usually find myself at ease both in team and in autonomous work. I'm flexible to work in a range of technical areas, professionally self-motivated and results-oriented. I've developed my attitude in problem solving and gained from international team work experience. I have experience in business trip in Italy and Europe and I have no problem to travel worldwide.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

 

January 2016 - Present

Product Assurance Manager

Leonardo Company, Italy

Activities and roles:

PA Manager for ATLID TxA payload for EarthCare mission, an Airbus Defence and Space / ESA programme.

 

PA Manager for IRES-N2 sensors for Galileo FOC mission, an OHB/ESA programme.

Business or sector  Space

Oct. 2012 – Dec. 2015

GSE Responsible and Space System Engineer for Satellite Attitude Sensors

Selex ES, Italy

Activities and roles:

Responsible of GSE (Ground Support Equipment) for satellite attitude sensors.

 

Contribution to Missions and Programs:

iridium next, bepicolombo, spacebus 4000, hayabusa 2,  smap,  earthcare, exomars 2016 and 2018, meteosat third generation (MTG), solar probe.

Business or sector  Space

Sept. 2011 – Sept. 2012

AIT/AIV Engineer

Atlas Copco BLM, Italy

Activities and roles:

AIT/AIV Engineer for development of torque wrenches and data collectors used in aerospace and automotive field.

Business or sector Space and Automotive

March 2011 – Sept. 2011

AIT/AIV Engineer

Thales Alenia Space - Italy/Rome, Italy

Activities and roles :

S/C platform AIT/AIV Engineer of the GLOBALSTAR 2nd generation constellation in the final phase of the test campaign and the campaign launch.

Business or sector Space

February  2010 – March 2011

Lead researcher at Retek Research

Activities and roles :

Designing, developing, implementing and managing the research projects for SMEs.

Business or sector Space

 

EDUCATION

 

October 2014 - Present

PhD student

”Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy

Research  topic: Space Optical Navigation

PhD is focused on the study and development of algorithms and models for optical navigation and in-orbit auto-calibration of star trackers.

April 2012

Professional engineer qualification

May 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Science degree in Astronautical Engineering

“Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy

Score : 110/110

 

Master thesis: “Algorithms for an inertial navigation system on board the stratospheric balloon BEXUS 6”

July 2001

High School Diploma

Liceo Scientifico Statale “Lazzaro Spallanzani”, Tivoli (Rome), Italy

Science-oriented secondary school

 

 

TRAINING

 

 

 

January 2008 – October  2008

ESA project: REXUS / BEXUS 6

Participation to ESA project BEXUS-6 for students’ experiments on-board stratospheric balloon.

 

 

May 2008 - May 2009

Training at Northrop Grumman Italia (Rome)

Training at Northrop Grumman Italia with experience on design, building and testing of an inertial Navigation System based on MEMS (Micro – machined Electro Mechanical System) technology.

 

PERSONAL SKILLS

 

Mother tongue

Italian

Other language(s)

English

Communication skills

Good communication skills with different level in the hierarchy of a project (from technicians to managers), gained through my experience as GSE responsible.

Organisational / managerial skills

Leadership, good organisational skills, good team-leading skills

Job-related skills

Product Assurance Management, Systems on-board of satellites, GNC (Guidance, Navigation and Control), Attitude Controls, Testing, Problem solving.

Computer skills

Operating systems: MS Windows, Linux, Mac OS X; 

Programming environment: MatLab, Labview, C, C++, C#;

Simulation environment: Patran /Nastran, Adina, FEMAP; 

Others: ESA tool NCTS, DOORS, SAP PLM,  MS Office.

Hobbies

Cycling (MTB Italian Champion (2003)), passionate reader, Chess, Physics

Standards

ECSS, ISO 9001 and EN 9100

Driving licence

B

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

September 2017

E. Medaglia, "Visual Navigation Technology Combining Star Trackers and Proximity Cameras Guide", Proceedings of the 68th International Astronautical Congress (2016)

September 2016

E. Medaglia, "Combined Ground-Based and In-Flight Calibration Processes for Star Trackers", Proceedings of the 67th International Astronautical Congress (2016)

June 2016

E. Medaglia, "Autonomous On-Orbit Calibration of a Star Tracker", IEEE Metrology for Aerospace - MetroAeroSpace (2016) 456-461

October 2009

E. Medaglia, P. Montefusco, M.C. Oliva,MEMS based inertial navigation experiment on-board stratospheric balloons”, Proceedings of the 60th International Astronautical Congress, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 12-16.

June 2009

 

E. Medaglia, P. Montefusco, M.C. Oliva, G.B. Palmerini, A. Sestito, T. Buccilli, A. Folino,A Low Cost Inertial navigation experiment on-board balloons”, presented at the “ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes”.

June 2008

E. Medaglia, P. Montefusco, M.C. Oliva, G.B. Palmerini, “MEMS based Inertial Navigation Systems on-board Balloons”, Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana, Vol.75, pp. 282-286.

 

WORKSHOPS

 

 

 

23rd / 24th June 2016 (FLORENCE)

IEEE Metrology for Aerospace, Florence, Italy

3rd / 4th June 2008 (ROME)

 

1st Workshop on “SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY THROUGH LONG DURATION BALLONS”, Rome, Italy.

21st / 25th April 2008 (SWEDEN)

Student Training Week in ESRANGE, Kiruna, Sweden

5th / 6th March 2008 (Holland)

Workshop in ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, Holland.

 

 

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