Katy Foraz

 

foraz@cern.ch

Education

1992 : MSc Engineer – specialization : aeronautic

            Ecole Polytechnique FéminineSceaux – France

 

Work Experience

Since 2005:     CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research                                                Geneva

                        Technical Support department - Installation and Coordination group (TS-IC)

 

Section leader of the planning section (4-5 persons)

Responsible for the coordination and installation schedule of the LHC machine

Responsible for the organization of the logistics

 

                        Tasks:

-          Establish the baseline General coordination Schedule for the LHC project.

-          Establish and update detailed schedule at long, mid and short term, including leveling of resources to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery coming from the project leader.

-          Coordinate daily the different teams involved in the installation and tests activities

-          Organize the logistics inside the tunnel

-          Follow-up of the Non conformities

-          Edit the had-hoc documentation: Work packages, Schedule change request

-          Chairman of the bimensal meeting “Installation coordination” involving all the project engineers in charge of installation and tests.

-          Report:

o   Monthly report to the Director General of the installation status and the schedule

o   Daily and direct contact with LHC project leader

o   Bimensal presentation of the updated schedule in the LHC Installation and Commissioning Committee

o   Report on request to different departments groups on request

 

2003 - 2004:    CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research                                                Geneva

                        Technical Support department - Installation and Coordination group (TS-IC)

           

Responsible for the coordination and installation schedule of the LHC machine

 

Tasks:

-          Establish the baseline General coordination Schedule for the LHC project.

-          Establish and update detailed schedule at long, mid and short term, including leveling of resources to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery coming from the project leader.

-          Coordinate daily the different teams involved in the installation and tests activities

-          Establish and follow-up the schedule for the integration teams in line with the general schedule

-          Edit the had-hoc documentation: Work packages, Schedule change request

 

1998-2002 :     CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research                                                Geneva

                        “Support technique “division - Head of division office (ST-HDO)

 

                        Tasks:

-          Engineer in charge of the schedule for the activities of the division related to the LHC project: civil engineering, electricity, cooling and ventilation, cranes, detections, etc…

-          Engineer in charge of the coordination of installation unit (Ordonnancement Planification Chantier) of the division (40 buildings, 30km of tunnel, 16 caverns)

-          Establish and follow-up the schedules of the contracts for the LHC project

-          ST Budget follow-up for the LHC project (budget : 600 MCHF)

-          Set up the administrative procedure for the contract

-          Responsible for the specification committee of the division (internal auditing of the division market survey and technical specifications)

-          Set-up the Earned Value Management data’s for civil engineering

 

1993-1997:      CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research                                                Geneva

                        “Support technique “ division  -Cooling and ventilation group (ST-CV)

           

-                     Studies and installation of different cooling systems for different projects (studies, call for tenders and work follow-up)

-                     Coordination for buildings renovation

-                     Responsible for the ventilation part of TERA

-                     Studies on fluid mechanics (STAR-CD)

-                     ST-CV Budget follow-up for the LHC project (budget : 100 MCHF)

-                     Establish and follow-up the schedules of the TS-CV contracts for the LHC project

-                     Prepare the long term Schedule of the general services installation for the LHC project

-                     Responsible for the specification committee of the division (internal auditing of the division market survey and technical specifications)

 

03/93 – 06/96 : ONERA                                                                              Modane-France

            Division “grands moyens d’Essais

Final project : Study on the effectiveness of the anti-turbulent devices of one blower

 

Language skills

French (native), English (fluent), Spanish (notions), Japanese (notions)