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 Expert  729909

Expert in Welding Engineering ,Weld Overlay Cladding Technology , Welding Metallurgy, Lean Welding Manufacturi


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Bourgogne
France
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has decades of experience in welding structures, equipments and systems.

30 Years Expertise of Worldwide Projects, Marine Loading Systems for liquefied natural Gas (LNG) and others liquid products (Oil, LPG, Suffer liquid ...) Wellhead Equipments, International Experience as Welding Engineer and Metallurgist Expert. Welding Engineering and Production Manager, Including Research's, Education and Practical Applications. Industry Experiences of LNG, Non LNG & Offshore Marine Loading Arms, Weld Overlay Cladding of Wellhead Equipments. Members of the International Trim© Clad Committee Expert of FMC Technologies Inc. Houston (Honors).

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pressure vessel welding application

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weld corrosion

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weld metal

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weld overlay

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weldability

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welded joint design

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welding automation

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welding code

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welding engineering

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welding technology

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weldment corrosion resistance

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argon arc welding

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automatic welding

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dissimilar material laser welding

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dissimilar material welding

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arc welding

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dissimilar metal welding

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electroslag welding

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explosive welding

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ferrous metal heat treatment

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fillet weld

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flux-cored arc welding

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friction welding

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fusion welding

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gas-metal arc aluminum welding

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gas-metal arc welding

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gas-tungsten arc aluminum welding

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gas-tungsten arc weld

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gas-tungsten arc welding

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high-nickel alloy welding

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laser weld

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laser welding

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low-alloy steel welding

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overlay

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plasma-arc welding

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shielded arc welding

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stainless steel welding

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submerged-arc welding

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welding

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welding quality

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welding quality control

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welded pipe

Expert Has worked multiple roles as welding engineering, metallurgist consultant, production manager and even technical support for factory production.
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alloy

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alloy corrosion

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aluminum

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aluminum alloy weld performance

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aluminum cutting

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aluminum fusion welding

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aluminum welding

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aluminum welding filler alloy

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American Petroleum Institute

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arc spray

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argon

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ASME boiler and pressure vessel code

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ASME piping code

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ASME Section IX Code Welding

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automated manufacturing

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automatic soldering

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automotive engineering

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base metal (welding)

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bend test

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butt weld

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butt welding

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carbon arc

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carbon arc welding

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carbon dioxide arc welding

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carbon steel

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carbon steel corrosion

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carbon-steel welding

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conduction welding

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electric arc

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ferrous metal

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ferrous metal casting

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ferrous metal corrosion

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ferrous metal machining

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ferrous metal recycling

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ferrous metal refining

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ferrous metallurgy

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gas welding

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induction welding

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inert gas-shielded arc welding

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laser cladding

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metal welding

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Monel

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Monel welding

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nickel alloy corrosion

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nickel alloy weld corrosion

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nine-percent-nickel welding

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pipe welding

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pipeline

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pressure vessel

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pressure welding

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repair welding procedure

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shielded metal arc welding

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specific material welding

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stainless steel weld corrosion

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structural welding application

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weld

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weld porosity

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welded joint

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welding application

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welding effect on stainless steel corrosion resistance

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welding effect on steel corrosion resistance

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welding equipment

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welding machinery

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welding stress analysis

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wire welding


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1987   Internal Post Graduate Research (PhD)   Welding Engineering & Welding Metallurgy   Welding Institute of Paris   FMC Technologies Inc, Welding Overlay Cladding Expert
1979   Welding Engineer & Metallurgist Expert   Welding Engineering, Welding Metallurgy, Corrosion , Welds Design Optimisation, Weld Overlay Cladding,   Welding Institute of Paris  
1974   Welding Specialist   Welding Technology, Weldability, Corrosion, Design of Welds   Welding Institute of Paris  
2006   Educator for Post Graduate School   Welding Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering   Engineers School (ItII Auxerre) France / 89100)  
2007   Continuing Education   Welding Engineering , Weldability, Corrosion of Welds, Computational Welding Mechanic (CWM)   Welding Institute of Paris, Institute Internationale of Welding (IIW),  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2010

 

FMC Technologies Inc

 

LNG Loading Sytems & Wellhead

 

Site Expert Welding Manager

 

In charge to analysis and recommendations on welding specifications requirements for the customers; Studies and evaluated the Welding Processes Technologies improvements costs reductions. Establishes policies and standard for all the welding activities,

2005 to 2007

 

FMC Technologies

 

LNG Loading Sytems & Wellhead

 

Industrial & Technology Manager

 

In Charge to Manage and Directed the Production Engineering Department. Provide Welding expertise to the Production, Engineering, Sourcing, Customers services departments. Reengineering process (Production & Engineering) , productivity improvement, cost reductions, reinforcement to the Production Engineering Department . Analysis and recommendations on welding specifications requirements for the customers, Lead the Welding technology improvement. Weld Assistant, Software implementation. Apply the principle of Kaisen for pressure piping by standardizing on One Wire, One Flux, One Gas and One welding system. Study & Managed the major new projects investments and increased the efficiency.

2003 to 2004

 

FMC Technologies

 

LNG Loading Sytems & Wellhead

 

General Production Manager

 

In Charge to Manage & Directed the Loading Systems Production Department, Analysis and recommendations on welding specifications requirements for the customers, Lead the cost reduction actions, externalization for the low values components, integration of sub contractors. Lead the new Welding technology, the productivity improvements, the costs saving and the new projects investments to increase efficiency.

1999 to 2002

 

FMC Technologies

 

LNG Loading Sytems & Wellhead

 

Industrial Technologies Manager

 

In Charge to Manage & Directed the Manufacturing Engineering department, Analysis and recommendations on welding specifications requirements for the customers. Managed the two product lines, to lead the new Welding Technology, the productivity improvements and the costs savings actions. Study & Managed the new projects investment and increased efficiency and Savings

1989 to 1998

 

FMC Technologies

 

LNG Loading Sytems & Wellhead

 

Production Manager

 

In charge to Manage & Directed the Loading Systems Production Departments. Directed the Welding & Cladding & Overlaying activities for the Loading Systems and Wellhead (LS & WED), the machining and assembly activities for the Loading Systems (LS). Analysis and recommendations on welding specifications requirements for the customers; Lead productivity improvements, costs savings and actions for applying Lean to the Welding Management. Study & Managed the Loading Systems Factory Plant Extension, the new projects investments and increased efficiency and Savings.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American Welding Society, Institute de Soudure, The Welding Institute, German Welding Society, American Society for Metals


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Consulted with a company on welding process for root pass pipes and high performance welding.
  • Worked with company to follow customer specifications in accordance to corrosion properties and chemical levels.
  • Worked with client to get high performance welding process, quality and cost saving.
  • Worked with compagny to solve PTA Weld Overlay process (Stellite 12/ AISI 410) for seats valves
  • Worked with austalian compagny for thrid Party Inspection of pressure vessel Equipment
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert services in welding, joining process and contractor surveys, qualities and audits.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2002 to 2003   Alaska   Welding of Super Duplex Pipes for Marine Loading Arms, Valdez,Alaska
2006 to 2006   CANADA   Welding Technologies for LNG Marine Loading Arms
2007 to 2007   Algerie   Revamping of LNG Maring Loading Arms , development of Welding processes for cryogenic applications

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
french  
German  
English  

Market Research:
Industry insights into multiple areas as current employment works directly with welding companies specifically.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Multiple seminars in welding.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

All aspects of sourcing in regards to welding equiptment and facilities.

Other Skills and Services

Skills in developing welding tools and procedures. Lean Welding Manufacturing


 

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