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Eight engineers representing NPO Saturns technical direction received titles and awards following the results of the all-Russian XIV Engineer of the year 2013 competition

Site news 7.03.2014

March 7, 2014, Rybinsk. - Based on the official results of the XIV Engineer of the year 2013 competition, eight engineers from the NPO Saturn technical direction were awarded different titles and presented with awards.
The all-Russian Engineer of the year contest has been organized by the Russian Union of scientific and engineering societies conjointly with a number of partner-organizations ever since 2000.
The main goal of the competition is to draw people’s attention to the problems of qualification of Russian engineering cadre, create more attractive working conditions and foster professionalism of the engineering cadre, identify the elite in the present-day engineering community, promote the achievements and best practices of the Russian engineers in the field of industry, education and science.
The contest is held in two categories: “Professional engineers” and “Engineering art of the youth”, and comprises two rounds during which an independent commission carries out its expert evaluation of the contestants in each of the two categories.
Following the results of the first round of the competition, five NPO Saturn employees were short-listed:
- in the “Professional engineers” category, the “Professional engineer of Russia” title, an associated certificate and a sign of distinction were bestowed upon Ilya Polyakov, deputy chief designer and to Nikolay Osadchiy, expert;
- in the “Engineering art of the youth” category, a diploma “The winner of the first round of the all-Russian Engineer of the year 2013 competition” went to Nikita Korobkin, 2-grade design engineer, to Alexander Ulitichev, team leader and to Denis Slobodskoy, team leader.
Based on the results of the second round, among the completion winners there were three representatives of Saturn:
- in the “Professional engineers” category, the “Engineer of the year” title was awarded to Grigoriy Zhuravlev, head of a design department and to Roman Kirichenko, head of a design department;
- in the “Engineering art of the youth” category, the “Engineer of the year” title went to Alexey Sasarin, acting head of a laboratory-production facility.
The NPO Saturn Research and Production Association (OJSC) is an engine-building company specialized in the design and development, production and after-market support of gas turbine engines for military and civil aviation, naval ships and power-generating plants and gas-pumping units. The association is part of the All-Russian public organization The Union of mechanical engineers of Russia whereby the regional branch is headed by I. N. Fedorov, NPO Saturn CEO.
NPO Saturn is part of United Engine Corporation (OJSC) and acts as the leader of the Civil Engines Division, a business unit of UEC founded on 09.10.2012 as a result of integration of the following companies: NPO Saturn (OJSC), Aviadvigatel (OJSC), PMZ (OJSC), Metallist-PM (CJSC), Energetik-PM (OJSC), REMOS-PM (CJSC), Motoservis-PM (CJSC) and Zheleznodorozhnik-PM (CJSC).
United Engine Corporation (OJSC) is a subsidiary of the OBORONPROM UIC (OJSC). The UEC structure integrates over 85% of Russia’s leading companies specialized in the design and development, serial production and after-market support of gas turbine machinery as well as the key enterprises - the industry’s integral players. One of UEC’s prioritized fields of activity is the implementation of comprehensive programs of development of the companies in the industry by introducing new technologies meeting the world-class standards.

The OBORONPROM United Industrial Corporation (OJSC) is a multi-field machine-building group created in 2002. It is part of Rostec. The main fields of activity are helicopter building (the Russian Helicopters holding), engine building (the UEC holding) and other assets.

The Rostekhnologii State Corporation (Rostec) is a Russian corporation established in 2007 in order to facilitate the development, manufacturing and export of high-technology industrial products of military and civil purposes. Today it comprises over 663 companies, which form 8 military-industrial and 5 civil industry holdings. Rostec’s subsidiaries are located in 60 regions of Russia and supply their products to over 70 countries worldwide. In 2012 revenues of the Corporation amounted to RUB 931 billion, net profits were RUB 38.5 billion and total taxation exceeded RUB 109 billion.

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