Working as a Technical Manager in a large international company
2003 to 2007: MÉTAL COLERAINE – Coleraine, QUEBEC (CANADA) Manufactured screw conveyors and equipment for the pulp and paper industry Technical Manager ·Received bids and requests from clients ·Requested prices from purchasers ·Determined production or repair costs for equipment ·Analyzed projects related to production costs: operations, workforce, delivery timetables… ·Ensured follow-up on projects with project officers and shop foremen and oversaw coordination between clients and production. ·Ensured quality in equipment manufactured according to client requirements ·Advised and provided technical support to clients
2001: DANONE – Boucherville, QUEBECIndustrial Intern ·Established mass summaries for the entire manufacturing process ·Monitored incoming milk and measured density of whole milks, concentrates, cream and skim milks ·Identified sources of loss
2000: COMPLUTENCE UNIVERSITY – Madrid, SPAIN INTERN IN THE CHEMICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY Project: Optimization of the flocculation and retention process in the wet end for a fibre cement manufacturing process ·Participated in the process optimization project: identified problems, carried out drainage testing in labs, carried out testing and performed follow-up in plants ·Optimized the dosage placed in the machine This project allowed for better control of the machine and stability of the procedure allowing for product quality in line with European requirements.
1997-1999: LES PAPIERS DE L’OUEST — Oran, ALGERIA ENGINEER (PROJECT LEADER) & SALES REPRESENTATIVE ·Provided technical support to clients ·Supervised product quality and reduction of operations expenses ·Participated in development of new products ·Proposed, justified and implemented improvement projects for productivity and finished products.
2000: ÉCOLE POLYTECHNIQUE DE MONTRÉAL, MASTER’S IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS (3.54/4.0)
1996: UNIVERSITÉ DES SCIENCES ET DE LA TECHNOLOGIE, ORAN, ALGERIA ENGINEERING DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY, SPECIALIZATION: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in CANADA)
·Member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du QUÉBEC (# 125454) ·Languages: French, English, Spanish and Arabic