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Hervé

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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
An ambitious senior project engineer with a wealth of experience in the engineering of
gasoline engines. Good knowledge of all key gateways in the automotive industry from
concept study to production release and warranty support. First class analytical and
problem solving skills. Proven team leadership and task management skills for efficient
delivery of projects on time and budget, while meeting quality targets. Demonstrated selling
capability through effective communication in four languages and patient building of
strategic partnerships with clients. Excellent business sense and dedicated to support
innovation.

OBJECTIVE
Now looking to develop further strategic and marketing skills through new challenges.
Contributing with strong technical capability, good knowledge of automotive structure and
operations, excellent cultural adaptation and business sense.

KEY SKILLS
· Technical understanding and strong problem solving ability.
· Rapidly identifying low risk approach for efficient project delivery and profit margin
maximisation.
· Challenging existing work practises to improve efficiency and maximise results.
· Excellent adaptation to foreign cultures.
· Strong communication skills.
· Thriving under challenge.

CAREER SUMMARY

1999-date XXX UK LTD, UK

PROJECT ENGINEER (2004-date)
· Responsible for the technical delivery on time and budget of programs up to £2M.
· Creating and maintaining project plans. Leading technically a team of up to 10
technicians/engineers.
· Developing new work practises focusing on efficiency to help deliver projects to
aggressive budgets and improve profit margins.
· Supporting research activities for sustainable automotive projects.
· Budgeting and presenting quotations to customers. Developing new customer-
specific selling approach with successful results (new high value leads).
DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER (2001-2004)
· Responsible for the technical delivery of specific tasks to customer’s standards.
· Networking with customer’s technical staff.
· Supporting customers on-site.
· Developing budgets for small proposals.

APPRENTICE (2000-2001)
· Two 6 months placements. First contact with research in driveability assessment
and with OBD calibration for a large vehicle program.

1999 X.XL. France
3 months placement. First technical experience. Servicing machinery on production lines.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

1998-2001 Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France
Diplôme d’ingénieur (‘Good’ distinction)
Equivalent to MSc/MEng
Major: Thermodynamics

1995-1998 Lycée Henri Wallon, France
Classe préparatoire MP*
Preparatory courses for competitive exams
First year DEUG MIAS from Valenciennes University.

1995 Lycée Pierre de La Ramée, France
Baccalauréat (‘Very Good’ Distinction)

COMPUTER/LANGUAGE SKILLS

· French, English – Fluent
· German, Spanish – Conversational

· Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Internet & Email
· Matlab and several coding languages (C, Basic, Pascal, Caml)

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

1998-2000 Shell Eco Marathon
Engineering Support and Sponsorship Sourcing for the School’s Shell Eco Marathon
team.

Photography: amateur / semi-pro photographer looking to build a club with other
enthusiasts.
Sport cars and automotive racing. Developing social and intercultural skills and knowledge.