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CURRICULUM VITAE CV A.
Gareth Ian Personal Information
Date of Birth: Age: Nationality: Mobile no: th April British + Address: Email: Römerstr, München, Germany Home Tel: +
ALMA Scheduler/Planner, ESO, Garching, Germany, Nov to present
Part of the project management team for the construction of ALMA Atacama Large Milimeter Array, an international astronomy facility funded by North America, Europe and Japan in cooperation with the Republic of Chile. ALMA consists of highprecision m antennas which observe millimetre radiation m high in the Atacama desert in northern Chile. · · · · Responsible for the scheduling, EVM and budget preparation for the European share of the construction of ALMA funded by the European Southern Observatory ESO budget ~M. Work closely with work package managers and suppliers coordinating activities and budget profiles and assisting in identifying and resolving schedule conflicts. Member of the trilateral Project Management Construction System PMCS and the Joint ALMA Office JAO based in Chile, supporting ALMA Management with cost and schedule information. Wide experience of ESO and ALMA contract management practices and a good understanding of the technical, contractual and schedule issues facing the ALMA construction project.
Programme Engineer, Apache Programmes, WHL, Yeovil, UK, Jun to Oct
Managed aircraft and support equipment modifications for the WAH UK MoD Apache Attack Helicopter · MASR Mission Avionics Service Rig Programme Manager. Responsible for the budget and coordination of repairs and maintenance. Programme lead schedule and financial performance for the MASR Technology Insertion £M contract to upgrade the MASR console to support future aircraft developments. Worked successfully as a close team with other WHL departments, the supplier Boeing and the customer MoD. Project managed PDS Post Design Support contracts. Wide variety of tasks including progressing aircraft modifications to FTA Full Technical Approval involving aircraft trials and the collection and presentation of qualification data at key reviews and Test Installations for aircraft trials. Worked with many engineering and business disciplines. Managed retrofits to WHL and MoD inservice aircraft. Liaised with the various MoD departments AHIPT, Squadron bases, Joint Helicopter Command, suppliers and internal WHL departments to define, fund and provide a retrofit service for the aircraft.
GKN ILDP International Leadership Development Programme, Mar to May
Member of the ILDP, GKN graduate training programme consisting of placements in GKN companies. Procurement, WHL, Yeovil, UK Jan May · Procurement experience rationalising RFQ practices, issuing RFQs and expediting responses. Development Engineer, GKN Transmisiones España, Zumaia, Spain Apr Dec · Project managed a new automotive driveline joint analysing dimensional, test and manufacturing information. Main business language was Spanish working with a diverse IPT from across Europe. Curriculum Vitae Gareth A. Page of Nov
Business Improvement Engineer, Westland Transmissions, Yeovil, UK Sep Mar · Responsible for the introduction and maintaining lean manufacturing practices within the Repair Centre resulting in improvements to the lead time and cost for the repair of major Transmission units. Metrology Department, GKN Technology, Wolverhampton, UK Mar Sep · Compiled reports on Spline Metrology with supporting software in Visual Basic.
· · · · · PRINCE APM Practitioner Course Experienced scheduler/planner understanding the role of schedule, EVM and budget information in providing effective Project Management. Detailed knowledge of costing and budget preparation being responsible for the annual Cost to Complete CtC budget for the European share of ALMA ~M Successfully lead technically demanding contracts managing performance, schedule, risk and cost. Worked on a wide variety of aircraft projects covering upgrades to support equipment, modifications to FTA and subsequent embodiment and instrumentation for trials. Good interpersonal skills having lead or been involved in various multidisciplinary and multicultural teams working closely with both the suppliers and the user to achieve the project&;s objectives. Chartered Mechanical Engineer. Good knowledge and appreciation of engineering processes Worked closely with many engineering disciplines during positions at ESO, WHL and GKN. Good understanding of production techniques and business improvement practices Business Improvement Engineer at WHL Transmissions. Development Engineer and Metrological Engineer for the automotive industry GKN ILDP. Close involvement in ESO contractual issues through role as ESO ALMA scheduler. Prepared extensive financial and commercial documents for aircraft industry Bid proposals, Project Plans, SoW etc.. Involved in commercial negotiations with customer and suppliers. Accomplished user of Deltek Open Plan schedule and Deltek Cobra budget, MS Office and MS Project. Can programme in Visual Basic and Quick Basic. Intermediate Spanish and German Spanish A Level A achieved June at Exeter College.
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Financial & Commercial
Education and Qualifications
CEng MIMechE awarded Aug . M.Eng Mechanical Engineering
University of Durham, College of St. Hild & St. Bede, Oct to Jun Subjects studied include: Project Management & Business Studies, Aerodynamics, Thermodynamics, Turbomachinery, Fluid Mechanics, Control, Engineering Materials, Manufacture, Computing Final Year Project: Using Schlieren photography to investigate boundary layers on a heated plate.
Mathematics A level A, Physics A level A, Chemistry A level A, Biology ASlevel A
Woodhouse Sixth Form College, North Finchley, London Sep Jun
Sport Photography Travelling
· · · Running Marathon & Half Marathon, Hiking/Trekking, cycle & swim regularly. Amateur photographer. Keen traveller having visited the Americas, Asia, Africa and Middle East.
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