Aspiration, Care for Others, and Resilience in Threes

My journey with Quest Global began in 2013, driven by my aspiration to thrive in software engineering. Recruited through campus selection, I had the chance to collaborate with major players in the automotive industry. In August 2019, a pivotal moment arrived as I eagerly awaited the birth of my child. The incessant inquiries from relatives

Human Factors Design Considerations For Safe Train Operations

Introduction: People, procedures, working practices, infrastructure, regulations, and interdependent systems with multiple interfaces make up the Rail Rolling Stock, a modern and complex socio-technical system. The efficiency, safety, and sustenance of Rolling Stock systems are essential to advancing the economy and society. Achieving higher reliability and ensuring commuter safety has been a crucial requirement for

From passion to proof of concept: my unconventional engineering journey at Quest Global

If you were to ask me what kind of engineer I am, the answer would not be straightforward. On the one hand, I am a production manager, who oversees the Maintenance Manual for the aircrafts. This involves protocols for repairing and replacing components, conducting inspections, and much more exciting yet regular work. On the other

Founders Principle: Humility Keeps Us Centered

Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in Major League Baseball, is also one of the very best players of all time. Even when facing incredible adversity and unimaginable odds, Robinson was the consummate professional; his abilities would help clinch the 1955 World Series Championship for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Despite his many accomplishments, both

From Dreams to Reality: My Star-Trek Inspired Path to Engineering

Long ago, I developed an intense fascination and love for Star Trek. These days it’s easy to understand. I am referring, however, to the Captain Kirk and Spock of the original Star Trek. I’ve watched every episode many times, owned the models, the technical manual, the blueprints, the poster books. Heck, I even had the

Quest Defense: Going From 30 to 300

Looking back on the past three years, it’s incredible how much Quest Defense has grown. Back in May of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic took a serious toll on our business, and we were struggling to maintain a team of 30 people. Since then, we’ve greatly expanded our business operations, developed a thriving “working together” culture,

My learning in being an aspirational mum while working for Quest Global

Last year I became a mother and little did I know, my world would turn upside down! Although I had no idea of what was in store for me, I learnt three very important things that I would like to share with you. The first thing I have learnt is to give each thing the

Transforming Rail Mobility through Automation

With rapid changes in the technological landscape, staying ahead of the curve has become a significant challenge in the engineering world, impacting R&D departments, factories, and supply chains. Engineering is what powers the world we know today. Transportation relies on the engineering industry and the expertise of those who work in it to move the

From Italy to the World: My journey to becoming an extraordinary engineer and leading my team at Quest Global

My journey to becoming an extraordinary engineer at Quest Global started from my humble origins in Italy. Growing up, I was surrounded by curious people who always found creative solutions to everyday problems. With my mother being a physicist and my father a technical manager, it was only natural that my sister and I became

Unlocking Aftermarket Success: The Crucial Role of Choosing the Outsourced Engineering Services Partner for Repair Engineering

Improving the repairability of aircraft structures, engines, and equipment is key for extending the service life while avoiding expensive replacements. Because of this, many original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) service providers decide to keep their engineering efforts in-house. But this is costly and takes up valuable time and engineering resources.