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Banking Insurance and Financial Services



foxpirate1's Professional Experience

2007 - Present


Main Activities : Project Management and Consultancy (Focus on Medical,
Aerospace and Automotive Industries)

Key Skills
Aerospace Automotive main Medical Project Management
2004 - 2007

Branch Manager & Process Development

Complete set-up and management of new facility in Ireland. Tasks ranging from
set-up of quality system, recruiting and training new staff, process set-up
(equipment, etc), business development, gaining approvals (Medical and
Aerospace). Passed ISO 9001:2000 with a 100% score and passed AS9100 (ISO
with aerospace extensions) with a 100% score (Details available on the BSI’s
database O.A.S.I.S.).

Key Skills
Business Development Equipment ISO ISO 9001:2000 Medical Quality recruiting Training
2004 - 2004

Technical Manager & Process Development

Shot Peening and Superfinishing Specialist (Civil Aviation Authorities
approved inspector)
Similar role as previously but with a more technical support input. Also more
involved with some marketing aspects.

Key Skills
Marketing Specialist
1999 - 2003

Technical Manager Shot Peening and Manager REM/Vibro-finishing Cell

Responsible for some of the quality control/maintenance of procedures for the
shot peening process. Mainly involved in activities aimed at developing the
company. Since July 2000, managing a new cell, involving the complete set up
of a surface finishing process (REM/isotropic finish), writing and setting up
quality controls and procedures. Involved in shot peening and superfinishing of
critical gearbox components for Hewland Engineering Ltd. which supplies Lola
(Gold Level Supplier Approval obtained following increased performance and
quality since my involvement.) and other racing transmissions/engines
manufacturers (Ricardo MTC, Mercedes-Ilmor, Formula 3 racing teams).
Quality and production control of a medical cell, shot peening hip implants.

Key Skills
Aerospace Automotive Medical Quality Quality Control Surface
1997 - 1997

Research & Development Technician

9 week placement, which lead to the sponsorship of my BSc.’s final year at the
University of Brighton. During this placement responsibilities and projects
included designing and testing media flow control devices for the shot peening

Key Skills
devices testing university
1996 - 1996

Trainee Engineer

11 week final year placement for my first degree. The company, S.O.N.A.T.S.,
specialised in mechanical studies on materials; use of X-Ray diffraction and
particular technologies based on the electromagnetic properties of materials;
also specialised in ultra-sonic shot peening process.

Key Skills
Engineering, shot peening

foxpirate1's Education and Qualifications


Masters/PostGrad - Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering

University of Newcastle, U.K.


Bachelor/Degree - Physics, Bio-Chemistry & Chemistry

University of Brighton, U.K.


Bachelor/Degree - Masters in Applied Physics and Sciences - Course Content: Mathematics, Statistics, Chemistry and Instrumental Chemistry, Materials Science, Mechanics, X-Ray Diffraction, Optics, Electronics, Chromatography, Spectro-chemistry, Electro-chemistry

University of Saint-Nazaire, France


second level/high school education -

Baccalauréat E (A Levels) - Subjects passed: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Mechanics, Electronics, English, French, Spanish, Philosophy, History, Geography

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