Mr Daniel Kenning
Chelmsford Essex, CM3 1HU
Chartered Mechanical Engineer, Corporate Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, specialist in automotive plastics product development. Speaks Spanish, German and French.
BIO / Resume / CV:
AUGUST 2001 ONWARDS Splendid Engineering, Pleshey, Essex, UK Sustainability Engineering Consultancy Proprietor, Sustainability Adviser Advice Giving, Training and Education. Clients: Essex & Suffolk Water (office waste minimisation) Essex County Council (energy efficiency for historic buildings) British Safety Council (training; International Diploma in Environmental Management) UK Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Envirowise Programme (design guideline co-author) Texas Encore Materials (new product development; recycled tyres) Chelmsford Environment partnership (home energy efficiency) South Bank University (lecturing; design for sustainability) Research: The Splendid Eco-Car (www.splendid.gb.com) awareness raising and demonstrator project for holistic sustainable reinvention of the car, shown at: Earls Court, London and NEC, Birmingham (for BBC TV) Brunel Museum, Bristol (for Channel 4 TV) The Science Museum, London ELV2002 Conference of the DTI, Warwick University DECEMBER 2000 JULY 2001 Visteon UK, Interior Systems Division, Basildon, UK + Harnes, France Automotive Tier 1 Supplier, Interior Systems Lead Engineer, Recycling Specialist + Communications Specialist Support of clients for ELV compliance, development of quotes for new business and development of new applications for recycled materials + Development and implementation of communications strategy and tools for dispersed teams NOVEMBER 1999 DECEMBER 2000 Visteon UK, Interior Systems Division, Basildon, UK Automotive Tier 1 Supplier, Interior Systems Lead Engineer, Interior Systems + Founder of Visteon Sustainability Forum Design Lead and Development of new Instrument Panel for Daimler Chrysler truck + Development of sustainable strategies for Visteon, advocacy of sustainable materials, design for sustainability, and sustainable construction of new HQ buildings. OCTOBER 1994 NOVEMBER 1999 Visteon UK, Climate Control Division, Basildon, UK Automotive Tier 1 Supplier, Interior Systems Component Engineer Development of Air Handling System for Ford Focus, supervision of 3 CAD staff, 4 suppliers, 3 plants, from inception to launch. NOVEMBER 1992 OCTOBER 1994 Ford Motor Company, Climate Control Division, Basildon, UK Automotive Manufacturer Product Engineer Engineering support for New Business (outside Ford; Skoda, Volvo, VW). Development of new applications for existing products, technology transfer from Ford to new acquisitions in Czech Republic (Autopal). November 1988 November 1992 International Automotive Design, Worthing, UK Automotive Design Consultancy Graduate Design Engineer Manual drafting of automotive components Legislative compliance checking Packaging and Layout Styling Photography Liaison Engineer for German clients