Meet
Jacqueline kamau!


Hometown:
Nairobi, Kenya

Interest:
Technology for Development

Education:

BEng (Hons) in Aerospace Engineering, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Private Pilot License, Skylink Flight Services, Kenya

Languages:
English
Swahili
Kikuyu

Has also lived/worked in:
United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

Professional Summary:

Jacqueline, 25, a qualified Aerospace Engineer, has over 5 years of experience including Business Management/Operations, Capacity Building, Project Management & Strategic Planning.

1. Process Improvement Engineer, Magellan Aerospace

2. Aerospace Manufacturing Engineer, Denis Ferranti Group (Bangor)

  • Secured a number of >£250k aerospace industry tenders
  • Achieved cost reductions by effective requirements gathering and stakeholder management. o Played an integral role in reducing machine downtime by 30% as a result of facilitating a Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) initiative
  • Led a 70% reduction in waste movement through a job streamlining project

3. Quality Assurance Administrator, Sky Chemicals (Sheffield)

  • Acknowledged for ensuring the successful renewal of the ISO9001 Certification

4. Intern, Phoenix Aviation (Kenya)

5. International Student Ambassador, University of Sheffield

6. Volunteer Teaching Assistant/Mentor, Zabibu Centre (Kenya)


Special mentions:

  • Ranked 11th in Kenya’s 2015 Top 40 under 40 Women, for career achievements to date
  • Familiar with coding and programming - MATLAB, Java, C++, Python
  • Sheffield Graduate Award 2013, for outstanding achievement in extra-curricular activities
  • Charity Officer- BME society
  • Incorporated Engineer (IEng), Engineering Council
  • Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Events First Aid Volunteer, British Red Cross

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