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     Date Submitted:15-10-2017
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     Current job:Project Quality Assurance Engineer
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsAwarded a Values in Practice award by the CEO of Cubic Corporation in 2017, for helping to transform an underperforming project and achieving performance against all targets within a 3 month period / Lead Auditor trained to ISO9001:2015 / Lean Six Sigma Y
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    PROFILE

    As an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer I have well-developed skills in quality management and leading continuous improvement activities after having worked in different industry sectors and locations around the world. During my time at ESA’s ESTEC establishment, I worked as part of a team for the Internal Audit and Evaluation Service Directorate (DG-A) and collaborated with various teams and Directors with the aim of setting up the Agency’s first ISO 9001 certified Quality Management System. I am keen to return to working within the Aerospace industry after a period of personal development and training which has broadened my skills and experiences.

     

    SKILLS & ACHIEVEMENTS

    Awarded a Values in Practice award by the CEO of Cubic Corporation in 2017, for helping to transform an underperforming project and achieving performance against all targets within a 3 month period

    Lead Auditor trained to ISO 9001:2015, certified by BSI

    Lean six sigma yellow belt trained, certified by The Knowledge Academy

    Situational Leadership II trained by Cubic

    Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Visio

    Competent in leading and coordinating teams to achieve intended outcomes

    Confident in communicating with individuals and teams at all levels

     

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    CUBIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS LTD - London, UK                Nov 2016 – Till Present

    Project Quality Assurance Engineer

    Responsible for all quality assurance activities at the Cubic OneLondon Site as well as managing responsibilities contributing to Cubic’s broader QA initiatives. Actively supporting the mobilisation of contracts through process development activities ensuring that all relevant Quality requirements are identified and implemented throughout the lifecycle of all contracts.

    Actively involved with the Client to improve performance against targets for a previously failing project. Conducted extensive root cause analysis, process reviews and corrective and preventive action implementation with project teams to help successfully meet project targets within a 3 month period

    QA help and guide during external audits to attain certification to ISO 9001:2015

    Driving behavioural changes within the workplace with the adoption of new processes

    Training staff in new / amended processes and procedures

    Managing responsibilities at Cubic’s Redhill site

     

    CUBIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS LTD - Redhill, UK                  Nov 2015 – Nov 2016

    Quality Assurance Engineer

    Working as part of the QA team to continuously improve Quality Management for Cubic’s European division. Active participant in software gateways providing QA approval at each stage of the software development lifecycle.

    Designated CAR coordinator for Cubic UK collaborating with process owners to follow NCs through to resolution and close-out

    Internal auditing of Cubic sites in the UK and Germany against ISO suite of standards

    Preparing monthly reports on the status of CARs to the Managing Director and other Senior Management at both regional and global levels

    Performing analysis and review on cost of non-quality data

    Providing cover for product inspection activities at Cubic's production facility in Meadowbrook

    Interfacing with teams at Cubic’s OneLondon office to align processes to Cubic’s Quality Management System

     

    RAPISCAN SYSTEMS LTD - Salfords, UK                    Mar 2015 – Nov 2015

    Quality Assurance Engineer                 

    Mediating between teams to work towards the development of business processes at the Rapiscan site in Salfords. Establishing root cause for inefficiencies and re-designing processes to minimise waste, improve flow and increase productivity at the site.

    Independently auditing Rapiscan’s processes against ISO9001:2008

    Performing routine maintenance of the NCR system

    Conducting goods inwards inspection of parts

     

    EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY (ESA) – Noordwijk, The Netherlands           Jun 2013 – May 2014

    Quality Management System Engineer

    Selected from 2000 applicants for the Young Graduate Trainee Programme at ESA’s Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) to support the development and certification of the Agency’s first Quality Management System against ISO 9001.

    Key person responsible for analysing and re-developing ESA’s quality-related processes

    Presenting and discussing proposed process changes at weekly and monthly ESA Quality Configuration Control Board meetings to Senior Directors. Liaising with Configuration Control to progress approvals and release quality procedures and associated documentation

    Managing interfaces between ESA Directorates

    Preparing monthly working group meetings related to the review of the quality management system activities within each Directorate

     

    PRIOR EXPERIENCE

    SANDVIK WIRE TECHNOLOGY – UK – Quality Engineer – (2012 - 2013)

    SANDVIK MEDICAL SOLUTIONS – Graduate Trainee in Production Engineering – Sweden/US/UK – (2011 - 2012)

     

    EDUCATION

    UNIVERSITY OF SURREY, UK                                                                                           2005 – 2010

    Master of Engineering, MEng – Merit (Upper 2:1)                               

    Five year degree including one year work placement in Germany as a Systems Application Engineer at INA.

     

    INTERESTS

    In my free-time I enjoy keeping active. Recently I completed the London to Brighton bike ride which has re-sparked my love for biking and has motivated me to get involved in other challenging sporting activities. Meditation is a routine activity which I have followed for over two years. It is a series of breathing techniques which I have found largely helps me to remain focused and calm while conducting my day-to-day activities.   

     

    STATEMENT OF INTENT

    To leverage my 5+ years of experience of leading and aiding process improvement activities, managing relationships and attaining successful outcomes in short timeframes into an Engineering role within the Aerospace industry.


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