Ronan Fontenay

Industrial Engineer


Industrial engineer at Airbus. Interested in the fields of automation, robotics, industrial engineering and datascience.

Work Experience

πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Industrial projects engineer

Airbus – Saint-Nazaire (France) | Mar. 2019 – Present

  • Projects technical lead

πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Automation projects engineer

Secomat – Saint-Nazaire (France) | Oct. 2017 – Fev. 2019

  • Project management and automation technical support on turnkey projects.
  • Supervision and follow-up on electrical work with subcontractors.

πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Process development engineer

Crown – Nantes (France) | Sept. 2016 – Oct. 2017

Responsible for technical improvement and new lines projects.

  • Commissioning of new production equipments and processes
  • Pre-commissioning at various European suppliers.
  • In charge of on-site installation, commissioning and ramp-up.
  • Technical projects in automation (Siemens S7 / Tia Portal) and robotics (Fanuc)

πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Automation and commissioning engineer

Armor SAS – Nantes (France) | Apr. 2016 – Aug. 2016

Automation engineering on new production equipments.

  • Commissioning of a new coating machine
  • Programming with TIA Portal
  • Programming communication between devices : RS232, RS485, Modbus
  • HMI redesign (Eaton Moeller screens) based on production operators needs.
  • Start-up and ramp up support : Analysis, diagnosis and implementation of corrective actions

πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬ Process and continuous improvement engineer

Armor Asia – Singapore (SG) | Feb. 2015 – Apr. 2016

In charge of technical subjects for automation, robotics and manufacturing engineering

  • Re-layout and standardization around a single flow (Lean)
  • In charge of automated and robotized machines moving and commissioning.
  • Development of a industrial equipement monitoring solution in C#
  • Development of a automatic quality checks with industrial vision system project (Cognex)
  • Training of local teams: production and maintenance

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Commissioning and process engineer

Armor USA – Cincinnati (USA) | Oct. 2014 – Feb. 2015

In charge of a robot cell commissioning (6 robots).

  • Commissioning of an automated and robotized machine (6 robots)
  • Training of local teams on automation, robotics and processes.

πŸ‡«πŸ‡· In-line process control engineer (internship)

Armor SAS – La ChevroliΓ¨re (FR) | Feb. 2014 – Sept. 2014

6 months internship as an industrial engineer.

  • Production optimization project by synchronizing a slitting machine with a vision system on the upstream coating line.
  • In-line measuring system management : capability study to implement a statistical process control (SPC).

πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Continuous improvement engineer (internship)

CFPS / Top-Block – Boron (FR) | Sept. 2012 – Feb. 2013

6 months internship as an industrial engineer.

  • Redesign and standardization of the costing process.
  • Lean manfacturing tools and methodolgy implementation. Cost and lead time reduction by optimization of the logistics and internal process flows.
  • Workstation optimization: 5S, Poka Yoke, Ergonomics.
  • ERP study and proof of concept installation (OpenERP).