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Personal and contact information

  • Lars Boelman, born on the 12th of April 1979 in Asperen (Dutch nationality)
  • email: lars@boelman.nl // phone: +420 776 523 116 (CZ) / +316 2878 7373 (NL).
  • currently living mostly in Ängelholm (Sweden) and Prague (Czech Republic)

Education and events

Diplomas and certificates

Work experience

2015 :: Koenigsegg Automotive AB :: Ängelholm, SE

  • Certification engineer with focus on US EPA and CARB emissions as well as OBD-II for both organisations.
  • Development engineer for various interior components.
  • Improve Regera development via setting up TeamGantt planning (eBOM/mBOM based), knowledge management and direct daily support.
  • Increase cooperation between development and production. Introduce optimised vehicle assembly strategy to reduce impact of customisation.

2013 :: TÜV SÜD Czech s.r.o. :: Prague, CZ

  • Co-authored investment report with management member for an innovative new test laboratory.

2013 :: Savage Rivale :: Hilversum, NL

  • Analysed options for evolving both the Roadyacht product as the company to a more mature level.
  • Made proposal for improvements.

2012 :: B/E Aerospace :: Nieuwegein, NL

  • V&V Engineer: Validation and Verification for a new convection oven.
  • Developed corporate template for requirements management.
  • Teamcenter PLM + Unigraphics NX introduction (Management support/Consultant/Executing).
  • Introducing improved in-house knowledge distribution via (SharePoint) wiki and document management.

2010-2012 :: Spyker Automobielen BV :: Zeewolde, NL

  • Design Engineer: Catia V5 (MD2/GS1/DP2) + SmarTeam.
  • Last phase of Aileron development (moving towards production).
  • Special products, such as creating road going vehicle from non-functional showcar (Aileron 2008 prototype) and coach build based on 'standard' Aileron.
  • Support in development of new chassis for mid-engined sportscar.

2008-2010 :: Bosch Thermotechnology Netherlands [TT/NL] (Nefit) :: Deventer, NL

  • Gas (driven) Heat Pump concept development.
  • Develop standard interface for gas carrying components.
  • Set up standards and directives system for engineering department.
  • Update Bosch TT directives with Bosch TT engineers worldwide.

2008 :: PANalytical :: Almelo, NL

  • Modifying components of X-Ray equipment while learning about fine mechanics.
  • Gained working experience with I-DEAS PDM/CAE system.
  • Larger technological company with corresponding development strategies.

2006-2007 :: Koenigsegg Automotive AB :: Ängelholm, SE

  • Making and verifying European homologation/type approval documents, verified if car complied with the regulations and made adjustments to car if necessary.
  • Designed instrumenten panel in CAD and built working prototypes: design (ergonomics, but also style), mechanical components, coordinating suppliers and partners for the electrical part.
  • Redesigned several components of the car to improve their functionality and the build/assembly process.

2004-2005 :: HAN - Lectoraat TQM :: Arnhem, NL

  • Employed by the HAN, outplaced at RiedelDrinks and Veld Laser Innovations for a research to test and develop a new analysis method created by TNO MEP and the HAN for determining useful investments for a sustainable and durable company.
  • Analyzed the complete productchain of orange juice at Riedel Drinks. Identified possible threats and opportunities and suggested analysis method for determining solutions.
  • Supported several bachelor students with their thesis on this subject.

2002-2003 :: TNO Automotive :: Delft, NL

  • Graduation thesis: Developing the complete concept for a Railbus, an automated rail-vehicle for transit purposes containing 48 seats.
  • Designed revolutionary new diesel-electric hybrid drivetrain which in theory provided over 35% higher fuel-economy while being 25% faster than conventional railvehicles.

2001 :: NEG Micon Holland / DOWEC :: Bunnik, NL

  • Internship: Research to condition monitoring in windturbines.
  • Research to condition monitoring in an offshore windturbine at the R&D department of NEG Micon Holland.
  • Analysed information inside the company and from the internet to determine the critical parts of the windturbines.
  • Research how to monitor these parts and suggesting how to apply a condition monitoring system.

2001 :: Intechno Technisch Advies Buro :: Veenendaal, NL

  • Internship: Energy management of utility buildings.
  • Analysing energy use data of the managed buildings to find overuse to reach optimal energy use.
  • Drawing water tubes in buildings with Autocad 2000 for a project to reduce the development of bacteria.

2001 :: Priority Estate Management :: London, UK

  • Network administrator.
  • Optimising and maintaining a small TCP/IP and Windows Networking (Samba) based company network. Remote system administration via PC Anywhere over an ISDN connection.
  • Installing and configuring new systems and integrating these in the network.

1999 :: FOM Onderzoeksinstituut Rijnhuizen :: Nieuwegein, NL

  • Internship: Research to high performance water cooling
  • Developing a cooling system for an experimental 2MW maser for the FEM2-project.
  • Gained knowledge about high performance cooling.
  • Build a test prototype with a special chemical coating and using the piston effect.

1999 - 2005 :: Rijwielshop Ede-Wageningen :: Ede, NL

  • Guard at the bike placement at the railway station Ede-Wageningen.
  • Renting bikes and provide local information.
  • Much free time to study and designing various vehicles.

Driving proficiency

European driving license since 1998-03-18.

Foreign languages

Language Spoken Written
Dutch fluent fluent
English fluent fluent
French average average
German average basic
Swedish basic basic
Czech basic basic

Computer Skills

Operating systems

Thorough understanding of the Apple Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems; experience with Mac OS X since 10.1 and Windows since 95.

Productivity

Experience with Microsoft Office and LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org on both Mac OS X and Windows. Strive for making structured documents, in formats such as HTML (+ CSS) and LaTeX.

Communication

Extensive experience with email, instant messaging, VoIP, creating websites with CMS and file exchange via FTP and p2p.

Computer-aided design / Computer-aided engineering (CAD/CAE)

Various 2D and 3D design applications, such as SolidWorks, Siemens NX and CATIA V5. PDM systems such as SmarTeam and Team Center Engineering.

Graphical

Experience with bitmap- (Adobe Photoshop, Apple iPhoto and Aperture, The Gimp) and vector-based (Inkscape) applications, as well as polygonal 3D (Blender).

Interface Design

Familiar with the Apple OS X and iOS, as well as the Gnome Human Interface Guidelines

Interests and activities

Automotive design and engineering

First only the design of cars, but since 1995 technology oriented after studying the books of the MTS Autotechniek in Apeldoorn. Gained technological knowledge about cars from several books from local and university libraries, Dutch and British car magazines and the web. Made many design studies that now seem to evolve in a final shape. Currently doing a feasibility study for a company to make this concept.

Human powered vehicles; mountainbikes and recumbents. Gained knowledge about the influence of the frame and wheel guidance on the behaviour of the bike.

Digital photography

Experience with digital photography after taking many photos with DSLR (Canon EOS 300D and 350D with Tamron 18-200 lens) and Canon 50mm f1.8 prime, processing them with computer software and presenting a selection on my photostream @ Flickr.

Designing and developing websites

Designed and developed websites based on WordPress, Tiki and Drupal.

Portfolio

A brief overview of some products I designed (styling and engineering) can be found on my personal website.

Voluntary work

2003-2004 :: Archery club Sagittarius :: Enschede

Secretary at the students archery club Sagittarius at Universiteit Twente.

1998-2002 :: 't Laag :: Bennekom

Technical support (soft- and hardware), maintenance and repair of a computer network for a social centre in Bennekom, hereby creating the possibility for young refugees to access internet and getting familiar with using computers. These refugees, aged 10 to 16 years, come from the local refugee centre. Assisting the young refugees online, while teaching them computer- and social skills one evening every other week.