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
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
SANDVIK WIRE TECHNOLOGY – UK – Quality Engineer – (2012 - 2013)
SANDVIK MEDICAL SOLUTIONS – Graduate Trainee in Production Engineering – Sweden/US/UK – (2011 - 2012)
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.
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.
Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.
All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.
All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide.
Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!
2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):
|1 month - Discovery||450 euros||convert|
|3 months - Bronze||1150 euros||convert|
|6 months - Silver||1950 euros||convert|
|12 months - Gold||3200 euros||convert|
If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)622757477 or send us an email at email@example.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.
Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.
Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
- if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
- if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)
For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)622757477.
Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)622757477 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.
Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.
We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.
To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
* The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
* Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.
Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.