Pierre-Manuel J.

Aerospace & Defense | Aviation & Airports with deep technological understanding


25+ years experience in Aerospace & Defense, Aviation and Airports business worldwide (R&D, Design, Manufacturing, Installation, Commissioning, Certification, Tech.Doc, MRO & Testing) in various segme...see more

  • Aerospace & Defense


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Project Director, MTB Abu Dhabi Aiport & COO a.i. of Local Branch (UAE)

4 years
Jul 2015 - Jun 2019
Today, GUINAULT company employs more than 140 people in France near Orléans. Guinault machines are deployed on 5 continents in 125 countries. More than a manufacturer of equipment, Gui...see more

Consultant, Operational Excellence - Aero Supplier Development MACH programme - MACH FAB 4.0

Aéro Montréal
5 years
Mar 2014 - Jun 2019
Setting up and management of the 'MACH' (Canada) Operational Excellence programme for the Aeronautics Supply-Chain of Belgium. The MACH initiative is a program that, by applying a simpl...see more

Consultant, Advisor in Aeronautics - Airborne systems & C4ISR

7 years
Mar 2010 - Nov 2016
Supported by the internal Product Development and the Sales & Marketing teams, I managed a strategic marketing project using a new Assessment Model. It aimed at giving a verdict on the ...see more

Consultant & Trainer - Engineering/LCA, OpEx/Lean & Green, Maintenance & MRO (Aeronautics-part 147)

6 years
Dec 2009 - Nov 2015
Technifutur is a Competences Center that provides customised coaching, training and development to industry and e.g. innovative SME’s and high-potential start-ups in Belgium. The assig...see more

Sales Director, Systems Division

FN Herstal
2 years
Jul 2008 - Jul 2010
Sales Management of the Systems Division at global level (Airborne, Land & Sea Weapon Systems) Management of Sales team and local agents. Achievements and experience Strategic Busi...see more

External Expert, Aero-Engine and Testing (Cleansky-SAGE)

Clean Sky Joint Undertaking
17 years
Current position
Dec 2005 - Present
The Clean Sky Joint Undertaking is a public-private partnership between the European Commission and the European aeronautics industry that coordinates and funds research activities to d...see more

Principal Consultant & Founder

18 years
Current position
Jul 2004 - Present
Selection of recent projects & services achievements: - Deployment of hydrodynamic modelling for maritime projects and associated risks (Ports, Dredging, Offshore projects) – UCL / Slim...see more

Managing Director

SKYWIN Aerospace Cluster
4 years
Jul 2004 - Nov 2008
General management of the Aerospace Cluster of Wallonia Achievements and experience Marketing & Business development: Strategic development of the aerospace ...see more

Director of Engineering

Hexcel Corporation
2 years
Dec 2001 - Dec 2003
Responsible for the management of technical department, including: Composite airframes engineering office (6 project engineers, 3 CAD/CAM engineers), Feasibility studies, product desi...see more

Project Manager, Aero Engines Test Cell Engineering

4 years
Dec 1998 - Dec 2002
Management of international “turnkey” Test Cell” projects, from commercial offers to delivery, including: • Infrastructure: Civil, Acoustic and Aerodynamic Engineering. • Mechanical equ...see more

Operational Maintenance Manager

1 year
Dec 1997 - Dec 1998

Maintenance, Engineering & Safety Manager

5 years
Dec 1992 - Dec 1997

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Aerospace & Defense


  • Business Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Product Management
  • Operational Excellence
  • Risk Assessment
  • Process Improvement
  • Engineering Management
  • Safety
  • Composites
  • Product Development