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Senior ECS and Pneumatic System Engineer

Location:
Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Posted:
August 10, 2018

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Rafael Hugo Lorente Gaston

Residia Izumi # *** *-3-43 Izumi, Higashi-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi, Japan, Zip Code 461-0001 Mobile: +81-80-421*-**** Email: ac6ma2@r.postjobfree.com Brazilian/Spanish Citizenship

Professional Qualifications

Environmental Control System (ECS) engineer with 17 years of experience, aligning solid technical skill and business sense with abilities to manage complex engineering problems by using creative and mature engineering sense.

Experienced on coordinating activities of multi-disciplinary engineering groups focusing on providing the engineering deliverables on-time, on-quality and on-budget targets.

Solids skills on the entire Environmental Control System and Pneumatic System development phases, from the conceptual studies up to Certification and Entry into Service, including Safety Analysis, MSG-3 and production support.

Experienced on setting performance requirements, estimate work scopes of the projects and define integrated schedule.

Experienced on system/component requirements specification/validation/verification, systems integration, safety analysis, testing, qualification, troubleshooting and certification of Air Conditioning System, Electrical/Electronic Equipment Cooling and Smoke Detection System, Pneumatic (Bleed Air) System, Duct Leak Overheat Detection System, Smoke Evacuation & Cabin Smoke Containment, Ice & Rain Protection System, Cargo Compartment Heating/Ventilation System, Cabin Pressure Control System, Air Preparation System for Commercial and Executive Aircraft.

ANAC (Brazilian Civil Aviation Airworthiness Agency) Designated Engineering Representative (DER) for ECS & Pneumatic Systems from 2011 through 2017.

Experienced on RTCA DO-160 Equipment Qualification, RTCA DO-178 Software Certification, RTCA DO-254 AEH Certification, SAE ARP 4754 Highly-Integrated/Complex Aircraft System, SAE ARP 4761A (Safety Assessment Process on Civil Airborne Systems and Equipment) and other MIL-STDs/SAE/ASHRAE ECS standards and associated regulatory material from FAA and EASA.

Business oriented. Able to efficiently execute corporate objectives. Proven ability to provide effective solutions to engineering problems. Experienced in presenting technical issues and plans to Program Management. Offer extensive experience, teamwork, support experience and strong communication and interpersonal skills to gain the cooperation of others.

Fluent in English and Portuguese, intermediate level in Japanese and beginner level in French and Spanish.

Professional Experience

MRJ 200 Air Management Systems – Engineering Manager, Commercial Aviation

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MITAC), Nagoya, Japan - February/2017 – Present

oDevelopment/Integration of the main Air Management System supplier of MRJ-200 aircraft program and MITAC multi-disciplinary engineering teams, management of program schedule ensuring technical deliverables are in compliance with all applicable requirements established in contract perimeter.

oDiscuss with other group members and DER qualified consultants to determine approach for technical issues in order to show compliance with requirements of AIM/FAR/CS focusing primarily on ATA 21/30/36/47.

oDevelopment of ATA 21/30/36/47 technical requirement specifications and Engine/APU Bleed interface requirements.

oReview of supplier equipment documents, test plans, test procedures and test reports.

oDevelopment of system integrated test requirements and test plans and interface discussions with the flight test team in Seattle and Moses Lake, Washington.

oAnalysis of aircraft ground and flight measured data and preparation/ review of test reports.

oLead and mentor the AMS system engineers.

oConduct troubleshooting of AMS during Ground and Flight test and report to the related problem reports.

oCompliance Expert Specialist to conduct technical design review presentations and performance appraisals to Program Management and Certification Authorities and preparation of Issue Papers and CRIs/CAIs.

E2 190/195 Air Management Systems – Technical Project Leader Coordinator, Commercial Aviation

EMBRAER, São José dos Campos, Brazil - January/2015 – January/2017

oIntegration of the main Air Management System supplier of E2 190/195 aircraft program and Embraer multi-disciplinary engineering teams, management of program schedule ensuring technical deliverables are in compliance with performance established in contract perimeter.

oConduct technical design review presentations and performance appraisals to Program Management and Certification Authorities. Technical focal point for Certification Authorities contact in the Air Management System certification process.

oProvide technical support to Contracts team on commercial claims.

oProvide visibility presentations to Embraer High Management (Engineering Directors, Chief Engineering VPs) on the status of the development.

E2 190/195 Senior Product Development Engineer, Commercial Aviation

EMBRAER, São José dos Campos, Brazil - August/2014 – January/2015

oECS and Pneumatic Systems Technical Leader of the E2 190/195 Aircraft Programs.

oSupervisory engineer of the ECS and Pneumatic Systems team aiming at ensuring project meets specifications, standard and performance requirements.

oTechnical focal point for suppliers & Certification Authorities contact in ECS, Pneumatic and Lead Detection Systems development & certification. Attended Technical Design Reviews at Suppliers and meetings with Certification Airworthiness Authorities.

Legacy 450/500 Senior Product Development Engineer, Executive Aviation

EMBRAER, São José dos Campos, Brazil - November/2008 – August/2014

oECS Technical Leader of the Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 Aircraft Programs.

oCreation, review and approval of ECS System/Components Designs, Drawings, Technical Specifications, Technical Reports to ensure that ECS projects meets specifications, standard and performance requirements.

oCoordination of activities between engineering, design and procurement personnel.

oTechnical focal point for suppliers & Certification Authorities contact in ECS development & certification, including MSG-3. Attended Technical Design Reviews at Suppliers and meetings with Certification Airworthiness Authorities.

oResponsible for Air Management System process development focusing on maturity based on Lean philosophy.

Phenom 100 Senior Product Development Engineer, Executive Aviation

EMBRAER, São José dos Campos, Brazil - December/2005 – November/2008

oSystem Engineer Responsible for the ECS and Vapor Cycle Machine of the Phenom 100 Aircraft Program.

oTroubleshoot aircraft system problems and oversee the implementation of solution on aircraft involving flight test data analysis.

oAir Management System Technical Focal Point for Cold Weather Chamber Tests at Eglin U.S. Air Force Base.

oWrite detailed test plans and certification test reports to demonstrate that the ECS meets certification and customer requirements. Reviewer/Approver of Suppliers qualification reports (test procedures, similarity and analysis reports).

oTechnical focal point for suppliers & Certification Authorities contact in ECS development/certification. Attended Technical Design Reviews at Suppliers and meetings with Certification Airworthiness Authorities.

ERJ-170/ERJ-175/ERJ-190 Product Development Engineer, Commercial Aviation

EMBRAER, São José dos Campos, Brazil - July/2001 – December/2005

oEngineer Responsible for the Air Conditioning System and Cabin Smoke Containment/Detection of the ERJ-170/ERJ-175/ERJ-190 Program.

oTroubleshoot aircraft system problems and oversee the implementation of solution on aircraft involving flight test data analysis.

oWrite detailed test plans & certification test reports to demonstrate that the ECS system meets certification and customer requirements. Reviewer/Approver of Suppliers qualification reports (test procedures, similarity & analysis reports).

oAttended Technical Design Reviews at Suppliers and meetings with Certification Airworthiness Authorities.

ERJ-170 Engineering Intern, Commercial Aviation

EMBRAER, São José dos Campos, Brazil - January/2001 – July/2001

oEngineering intern on the Air Management Systems of the ERJ170 Program.

oModeling & Optimization of ERJ 170 Pneumatic System and Air Conditioning Low Pressure Distribution using the Thermo-Fluid Dynamics Software Flowmaster.

Education

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Project Management

Fundação Getúlio Vargas / FGV, Brazil September/2010 – March/2012

Bacharelor of Mechnical Engineering

Federal School of Engineering of Itajubá, MG, Brazil July/1996 – July/2001

Computer Skills

Languages: Visual Basic.

Softwares: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Engineering Equation Solver (ESS), Mathworks Matlab/Simulink, Flowmaster, IBM Doors Rationale, Dassault Catia.

Related Courses

Acoustics for Engineers, Specialization Program in Aeronautic Engineering, Negotiation Techniques, Aviation Safety and Continuous Airworthiness.



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