• Alexandra P
  • Kitchenhand, Waiter, Barista
  • Last/current workplace: Consumer Sciences
  • 30 years old from Melbourne, VIC


I am looking for a job in the Hospitality in order to be in front of the customers. I am hardworking, sportive and I love the news experiences. I was engineer become coming in Australia and I would like to work in a different field. I have an experience as waitress/kitchen hand/dishwasher in France. I worked during my summer holidays, for 5 years. I am lively, energetic and like the challenge!

Employment History

  • Consumer Sciences

    • Sep 2012 - Dec 2014
    September 2012 - December 2014 Engineer & Retail experience - Project Manager of the Consumer Sciences : for Domyos (Decathlon France). Fields: Apparel, shoes and equipment tests. Project: Fitness training, user experience and user benefits characterization. The goal of the mission was to characterize the user experience of the fitness training in developing tools and methods. Professional expertise and professional behaviors for this mission: • To organize, to animate and to analyze several products tests (fitting, use test, durability, functions ), • To develop and to test observation methods, to analyze the results (user behaviors, the way they dress, the way they buy, ergonomics principles ), • To characterize the user benefits for each type of products, • To develop the recruitment strategy for the worldwide panel of testers, • To define, to understand and to analyze the user and customer expectations (customer surveys, customer notifications with text mining method), • To define and to pilot independently an annual budget for this mission (around 100k€), • To train the teams for a future delegation, • During the internships in stores: facing, informing customers, logistics.
  • Decathlon France

    • Feb 2012 - Sep 2012
    February 2012 - September 2012 Testing Engineer for 6_month Internship for Domyos (Decathlon France). Project: Formalization of the user benefits and creation of the new job The goal of this mission was: • To formalize the technical promises of our products, • To create test protocols with the R&D department to validate the technical promises before selling the products in stores, • To imagine and to write the strategies and missions of this new job for the company.
  • BioparHom France

    • Sep 2010 - Feb 2012
    September 2010 - February 2012 Engineer Internship for BioparHom France (6 months). Project: Creation of a database and release a scientific article. BioparHom is a company which develops a product to measure the body composition by bio-electric impedance analysis. I had to study the senior population (to find volonteers after a recruitment compaign, to measure and to analyze the results in order to create a new database). At the end of this mission, I wrote a scientific publication to explain the study and the results.
  • BNPParibas France

    • Jan 2007 - Jan 2011
    Hostess in a bank (BNPParibas France). (each holidays) To welcome customers To do transfers To schedule appointments To inform customers. Waitress, Dishwasher and Kitchen Hand (La Plancha, Biarritz France) To help the Chef for preparing food To take the orders To serve customers (runners) To clean kitchen, dishes and tables


  • Kitchenhand
  • Waiting Tables
  • Coffee Making
  • Cleaning
  • Barista
  • Sandwich Making
  • Food Handling and Preparation


  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Certificate

Education History

  • Université de Technologie de Compiègne

    • Jan 2007 - Jan 2012
    Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC France). Master's Degree in Engineering - fields: Biology, Biomaterials, Biomechanical.
  • French secondary

    • Ended Jan 2007
    2007 Baccalauréat (French secondary school diploma), science major (Lognes, France). Fields: Physical-Chimical with " good mention ". Special achievement