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About Me

Multidisciplinary engineer, 20+ years experience in industrial R&D, manufacturing, consulting services services for a variety of employers and customers.

Strong analytical skills for problem solving. Facts based management + agile, customer oriented vision of product development. Good team motivator.

Experience

R&D Engineer

Charmilles Technologies
September 1994 to December 1998
Responsibilities completed
  • Re-engineering of the "final control" of machines (MoT diploma work) in the context of a Lean + Six Sigma production reorganisation
  • Development of advanced control algorithms for several products
  • Evaluation of strategic suppliers for a new NC
  • Project manager for several collaborations with EPFL (CTI projects)
Detailed Description
  • Contribution to a 2 days reduction of leading time, i.e. about 1 MCHF/year cost reduction
  • Benchmarking of the "final control" and quality in three manufacturing plants
  • High-level support of customers, occasionaly solving delicate problems at customer plants
  • Development of piezo-actuated micro-EDM machines and a 3D force sensor using laser interferometry
  • Introduction of specialized software (Matlab, LabView) and application in several area, especially quality control
  • Training and management of collaborators
  • Simulation of the EDM process. Scientific publication
    M. Kocher and Ph. Guglielmetti “Modeling and Simulation of an EDM Die-Sinking Machine”, 1994, Proc. ISEM XI, Lausanne
Company Description

Manufacture of "electric discharge" machine tools (EDM)

Company website

http://www.gfac.com/