I am a results driven Aerospace Project Specialist (Quality), working as a contractor in the Aerospace Equipment Manufacturers/Suppliers with solid product engineering development, supplier quality inspection, excellent technical, analytical and communication skills demonstrated over 8 years (quality engineering) in aerospace and over 24 years (artisan/technician) in automotive. I am a 4-year apprenticeship trained, an accomplished, skilled, innovative, MSc and BEng (Honours) accredited Engineer
Skill Years of Experience
Quality / Inspection 10
Engineer – Maintenance 25
Project Quality Specialist – Verify Europe
Contract/Temp Mar 08 – Present
RRplc (Commissioned Over-check Programme) COP at: HS Marstons(Wlv):- various RR engines fabricated pipes inspections; RRplc Ansty Fancase/FACC/Primus Intnl (Coventry):- various RR engine Fan Case composite panels inspections; Thermal Engineering (Royston):-various thermal covers for RR engines; PFW (RRplc)Aerospace (Nuneaton):- various RR engine pipes inspections; ITA (Bilbao, Spain):- various RR engine fabricated pipes inspections Turbine Surface Technologies (Nottingham):- RR turbine blades and vanes coating inspections, Clamonta (Nuneaton), McBreda Aerospace Engineers (Bristol), and Fokker Elmo, (Hoogerheide), Netherlands:- electrical harnesses compliance to customer requirements.
1. Inspected and troubleshot manufactured parts for non-conformances to maintain quality productivity and continuous improvement.
2. Provided over-check verification and adherence to quality standards consultations in aerospace parts manufacturing suppliers for the customer.
3. Inspected and monitored production processes, through checking of route cards, leading to continuous quality product improvement.
4. Collaborated with engineers and project managers regarding design parameters for customer projects.
5. Resolved part and assembly discrepancies.
6. Managed numerous project assignments within budgetary restrictions.
7. Initiated statistical analysis project that resulted in sound recommendations adopted by many suppliers.
8. Reduced costs of production by significant amounts by initiating the DMAIC, through identification of non-conformances.
Field Quality Representative – ASR International
Contract/Temp Nov 06 – Mar 08
RRplc COP: Paul Fabrications (Derby):- aerospace fabricated parts inspections; Meggitt Polymer Solutions (Shepshed):- rubber and sealing components inspections; Doncaster Bramah (Doncaster):- RR Engine sub-assemblies inspection. Inspections to relevant drawings requirements; RR plc specifications, Engineering Standards and SABRe documents.
1. Initiated statistical analysis project that resulted in sound recommendations adopted by the suppliers.
2. Resolved part and assembly discrepancies.
3. Collaborated with engineers and project managers regarding design parameters for client projects.
HGV TECHNICIAN – IMPERIAL COMMERCIALS
Permanent – Transportation & Equipment Jun 03 – Nov 06
Maintained, repaired and monitored vehicle safety to MOT standards. Inspections /Repairs: Inspections, servicing, assembly, repairs and maintenance of DAF trucks and assorted trailers.
Vehicle Garage Workshop Foreman – TREGERS HARARE
Permanent Nov 96 – Sep 02
5 yrs Garage foreman Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles BEDFORD, DAF, ERF, NISSAN TRUCKS and small passenger vehicles, Spares and stock management, Accident damage assessments, Weekly/monthly stock and WIP returns. Coming abroad for my undergraduate
Group Mechanic – TYRE TREADS Marathon GROUP
Permanent Nov 94 – Nov 96
Scheduled maintenance services on BEDFORD TRUCKS
Divisional Workshop Foreman – THE FORESTRY Commission Zimbabwe .
Permanent Dec 89 – Dec 92
Equipment Maintenance and Transport Management
Technical Inspection and repairs of equipment and motor vehicles for road-worthiness FORD TRACTORS, TOYOTA L/CRUISERS, LANDROVER DEFENDER, LISTER ENGINES, MONO PUMPS
Provincial Transport Technician – Zimbabwe Republic Police
Permanent Aug 85 – Nov 89
1. Facilitated vehicle maintenance and roadworthiness by the Central Mechanical Equipment Department (CMED).
2. Assessed, inspected, and monitored safe use of the emergency vehicle fleet for the Police Force. Auto/ Inspection: Carried out inspections of Police fleet (Trucks, Passenger vehicles, Motor Bikes, Boats).
Apprentice Motor Mechanic – ANGLO-AMERICAN ZIMBABWE ALLOYS REFINERY DIVISION
Permanent Dec 80 – Mar 85
Trained as an apprentice, (a 4 years Motor Mechanics (to incl. Diesel and Tractor)) academically and practical engagement. Also got involved in Motor vehicle repairs of Off-Road Vehicles.
Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom 2010 – 2013
MSc – Postgraduate Engineering Business Management (Pass)
Coursework and Dissertation in: (Management of Quality, Human Resource Management, Lean Manufacturing, Engineering Strategy, Project Management, Financial Decision Making and Risk Analysis, Sustainability and Environmental Management Systems, and Supply Chain Management).
THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ENGLAND, 2005 – 2006
PG – AUTOMOTIVE CALIBRATION AND CONTROL PROGRAMME ()
AUTOMOTIVE CALIBRATION AND CONTROL
UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON, 2002-2005
BEng (Honours) – Automotive Systems Engineering (2.2)
Coursework and Dissertation in the following modules studied (Telematics, TBV: Innovation and Enterprise, TBV: Power Units and Transmission Systems
2, Reliability of Systems, Project (Engineering Systems), Engineering Systems
3, Materials and Sustainable Engineering, Automotive Electrical Systems, Vehicle Systems Engineering, Thermodynamic and Fluid Systems, Engineering Systems 2, Engineering Analysis 2, Power Units and Transmission Systems 1, Engineering Numerical Methods, Engineering Practice 1, Engineers in Society, Automotive Industry, Automotive Systems, Introduction to Product Manufacture, Computer Aided Engineering, Fundamentals of Materials).
BULAWAYO POLYTECHNICAL COLLEGE, 1982 – 1983
C & G PART 1 MOTOR MECHANICS ()
C & G L Institute Pt 1 Motor Mechanics (Diesel & Tractor); Credit. 1/4/1982-31/5/1983. City and Guilds Part 1 (London Institute) Motor Mechanics- APPRENTICESHIP, Motor Mechanics Technology A, Motor Mechanics Technology B, Workshop Practice and Drawing, National Craft Certificate. Credit
Skills & Competencies
Quality control, Process improvement, Team player, Lean Manufacturing, Product Engineering, Product Specifications, Geometric Dimensioning, Fabrication, Material Properties, Strong presentation skills; Aerospace quality inspections
Supply Chain Management & Technical Support-: visual, identification, documentation, packaging, labelling and dimensional inspections. Supplier Development-: mechanical engineering applications (over 10 years);
Control Plan, Production Parts Approval Process, Value Stream Mapping, 5 Why Analysis, ISO standards, Packaging, Process Control, Sustainability, Supplier Quality, AutoCAD. Instruments (veneer callipers, micrometre, dial and height gauges, jigs). Microsoft Office, Assembly, Drawings.
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