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Mechanical Engineer

London, United Kingdom (UK) Message Chantal

About Chantal and job interest

Motivated and hard-working graduate mechanical engineer with excellent analytical and communicative skills and a strong work ethic. Possessing a solid knowledge and experience of manufacturing processes with a proven ability to generate technical CAD documentation for manufacturing. Goal-driven team worker with a keen interest in manufacturing, design and sustainable industries looking for new challenges and opportunities to use and further develop existing skills.

Career Status Junior or Entry level
Desired Role Mechanical Engineer
Search status Actively searching
Sector of Interest Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing
Job period Part-time/Full-time
Remote job? Yes
Why Should We Hire You?

I am an MA graduate in mechanical engineering specialized in production, conception and manufacturing with an in-depth understanding of manufacturing processes including moulding, casting, forming, machining and additive manufacturing. Furthermore, I have an extensive knowledge of materials and their applications and a vast experience in mechanical design and engineering analysis. I have excellent verbal and written communication skills that shine through in every project I am involved in, combined with a strong sense of work ethic that translates into the completion of these projects with extreme accuracy and quality. My previous job roles are evidence of my people skills, working to task and high levels of responsibility.


09/2014 - 09/2019


Mechanical Engineering

Master's Degree

FEUP - Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto

In-depth understanding of various engineering disciplines; thermodynamics, mechanics, dynamics, material science and structural analysis, with a strong component of computer-aided design, manufacturing processes and materials. Experience in generating technical CAD documentation for manufacture. Thorough knowledge and experience in mechanical design and engineering analysis with advanced problem-solving skills. Accomplished analytical and communication skills.

Professional Experience


02/2019 - 08/2021

Research Fellow



Master's dissertation on the machinability of conventional and additively manufactured AISI 316L stainless steel; Working closely with engineers and technicians and liaising with tool suppliers; Overseeing and managing mechanical and metallographic tests; Assisting instrumented turning operations in the mechanical workshop; Processing and analyzing data with an assigned software; Finite element modelling and analysis of orthogonal cutting using DEFORM-2D; Designing machine fixtures on SolidWorks for manufacture; Writing and presenting technical reports.

Quantified Achievements
  • Post-processing of additively manufactured stainless steel by means of instrumented turning operations
  • Identification of the optimal turning parameters (lead to best surface quality and mechanical properties) and cutting tool for turning of AM 316L stainless steel.

Language pro-efficiency

Language Speaking Writing/Reading Certificate
English (Default)
  • Proficient
  • Native


  • Native
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  • Independent
  • Basic



Do You Consider Yourself To Have Any Disability? No

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