Testimonials

Pascal Rehm, forging foreman for 23 years at Manoir Bouzonville

Pascal Rehm is 47 years old, a forging foreman and responsible for a team of 15 people. He has been at Manoir Bouzonville for 23 years. Pascal is in charge of the two forging production units. The fire affected Manoir Bouzonville’s business, but Pascal was able to concentrate on the second forging installation. Nonetheless, he thinks of his colleagues who have been laid off while waiting to resume work. He explained ‘On Thursday, 29th August…

Men, Women, Trade campaign – Industrial radiologist, an exciting job

The industrial radiography department at the Manoir Pîtres’foundry is very well equipped including 9 radiography rooms (cobalt, iridium and X-ray sources) and has a 6-9MeV linear accelerator, the most powerful in France to control cast components with up a thickness of 50-450mm dedicated to petrochemical and nuclear markets. This is one of the largest private French parks of radiography controls taking into account the safety of people. Around fifteen people work in this…

Sebastien Lucas, 15 years for Manoir, Design technician

What exactly is your job? There are many aspects to my work. When I receive client specifications, I draw a plan of each part that enables the foundry to make the part. I also perform the necessary calculations to ensure that the client’s requirements are met, particularly in terms of temperature and pression. Then I check that the production costs tie in with the quote. Another part of my job is supervising sub-contractors who…

Nuclear Project Manager

Nuclear Project Manager Yue Wang, 7 years within Manoir, currently as a nuclear project manager Yue joined the company as a quality insurance manager and quickly made her way to the project manager position for the nuclear industry. She represents Manoir towards the customers and is in charge of the manufacturing schedule and the good execution of the project. Yue tells us more about her in an interview… Yue, tell us how you joined the company? In fact, I have a biologist…

NDT inspector

Alexandre, almost 10 years within Manoir as a Nondestructive Test Inspector. Alexandre is 29 years old and he joined the company in 2008. He holds several certifications as an NDT inspector in dye penetrant examination, ultrasonic test and boroscope examination. He is a NDT supervisor in the frame of a key Nuclear project. Alexandre, tell us about how you joined the companyI was actually working for a temporary workers agency. They called me one day and told me about…

Melter on induction furnaces

Frédéric, 37 years old, smelter on induction furnaces Founders elaborate the melted metal in induction furnaces. They are in charge of the composition and the quality of the melted metal. This work is done in collaboration with the laboratory and the process team. Melted metal is very sensitive to different parameters like time, temperature… so the founder has to do a very precise work in a limited time. Melting metal is the first stage of our production process for both…