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Philippe Sterckmans
Philippe Sterckmans
00:14 Aug-23-2008
QA-QC-NDT senior supervisor

Job Location: Europe Africa

good experience in oil & gas, aerospace, ...
knowledge of several European languages
C.E.T.E. APAVE Congo http://www.apave.com/
March 2008 – present
Technical Inspection Director
My responsibilities are:
To develop Quality Assurance documents, plans, procedures and process flow chart.
To organize and perform QA audits on project team and contractors/suppliers work process
To identify quality problems providing to the project team corrective and preventive actions
To assure quality in all projects activities also on site as required, verifying that they meet all the necessary quality standards (both internal and external), managing all the quality related project activities for all disciplines such as project design reviews and audits keeping contact with third-party authorities for quality certifications.
To supervise contractors and/or employees
To supervise all welding inspections (according with ASME IX, AWS D1.1, EN15614, CODRES, CODETI, ...) and NDT department
October 2007 – March 2008
Moody international
QA – QC – NDT supervisor
Seconded to the company ONDEO (http://www.ondeo-is.com/) to monitor the construction of petroleum equipment for BP(http://www.bp.com/) in Baku (Kazakhstan) in the workshop of GTI (http://www.gti-group.com/en/) Holland.
July 2007 – September 2007
http: //www.vulcain-ingenierie.com/
Vulcain – ingénierie
QC – NDT supervisor
Follow-up of the construction on the site MOHO-BILONDO in Pointe-noire (Congo Brazzaville) for ACERGY (http://www.acergy-group.com/) and TOTAL (http://www.total.com/)
Follow-up of different subcontractors of ACERGY on welding and NDT
March 2007 – July 2007
http: //www.poncin-construct.be/
Ateliers PONCIN SA
QA – QC Head coordinator & NDT expert
Redaction of WPS, PAQ,...
Follow-up of the construction of steel bridges for road traffic or railway traffic
Inspection and/or certification of procedures of welding and welders
Non-destructive testing of the metal frames
Non destructive testing of forgings following standards EN..., ASME V & VIII, ANSI B16 – 31 / B16 - 34, ASTM E186 & E446, MDA HP5
May 2006 – February 2007
http: //www.sabca.com/
SABCA Limburg
Airbus A400M, Airbus A380 and A320
Visual and ultrasound (A-scan) inspection of composite flight control parts for the above mentioned aircraft types.
04/2006 to 05/2006
Société Atelier de la Meuse
Ultrasound Inspection and dimensional checks during machining of parts intended for various traditional and nuclear power stations –
Implementation of inspection procedures on behalf of the Quality department.
02/2006 to 04/2006
http: //www.technip.com/
"Expediting" for group – TECHNIP in France
Supply follow-up, +/- 180000 tons, of sheets on a world level for all the building sites of the group - Planning of advances with various steel manufacturers on a world level.
2005 to 2006
http: //www.aib-vincotte.fr/
Independent consultant for the AIB-Vincotte company as well as SGS company - Service company UT/MT in the nuclear thermal power stations of Tihange and Doel - Service RT/UT/MT for the Fluxys group - Service UT with the oil terminals of the Total group
2002 to 2005
http: //www.isgroupe.com/
Resp. INSP/NDT for group IS Services in the European Space Center (http://www.cnes.fr/) in Kourou in French Guiana - Non destructive testing of the circuits of transport of fluid for the technical installations of the launchers ARIANE 4 and 5 (old and new model) for the company AIR LIQUID GUIANA SPACE (http://www.airliquide.com/) - Non destructive testing of various parts of the Vulcan engines for companies SNECMA (http://www.snecma.com/) and ASTRIUM (http://www.astrium.eads.net/) - Inspection and/or certification of procedures of welding and welders within the framework of the specifications of the space center - Non destructive testing of landing and tubular frame gears of planes of the company Oil-Distribution of Guyana - Non destructive testing of hubs of propeller of the company Guyana Aéro-services - Non destructive testing of various installations of the TOTAL group in Guyana and Martinique - Non destructive testing of the new harbor installations with Sinnamary and Dégrad-des-cannes for Bureau Véritas (http://www.bureauveritas.fr/) and the DDE.
2001 to 2002
http: //www.isgroupe.com/
Resp. NDT for group IS Services in Mulhouse in France - Non-destructive testing of forgings following standards CODAP, CODETI, CODRES, ASME V & VIII, ANSI B16 – 31, B16 - 34, ASTM E186 & E446, MDA HP5 - 3 - Non destructive testing of petrochemical installations of the RHODIA group in Chalampé - Non destructive testing of the metal frames intended for the enlarging of the airport of Basel-Mulhouse - Non destructive testing of hydroelectric installations in Switzerland for the Giovanolla company - Non destructive testing with the refinery TOTAL in Dakar (Senegal) –
1993 to 2001
Inspector in QC & NDT for Belgian company APRAGAZ - Inspections and certifications of procedures of welding, welders, equipment under pressures (cryo, boilers...), of petrochemical installations - Follow-up of projects such as the construction of an extension of the installations of the Tessenderlo-Chemie group in Maastricht in Holland, the construction of the factory of MDF panels of company SPANOLUX in Luxembourg, water-tube boilers for French customers... –
1985 to 1993
Ship Engineer Officer with the Belgian merchant navy - Establishment and maintenance of marine diesel engines (Pmax 45000 cv), of pneumatic & hydraulic installations, electric & refrigerating installations, equipment of lifting, boilers...


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