of your local consultant
Thanks to my many years of work experience in various well-known companies, I can offer you a variety of extraordinary services as an expert. From the introduction of new connection technologies to the management of process and plant start-ups - I support you reliably to guarantee maximum success for your company.
|Address||Im Freschfeld 14
|Mobile||+49 172 2301555|
|Phone||+49 651 96796967|
|Date of birth||15th January 1973|
|Place of birth||Coburg|
|Civil status||Married, 2 Children|
|10/2020 - to date||Manz AG, Reutlingen|
|Internationally acting special machinery builder specialized in integrated production solutions in the fields of e-mobility, automotive and indus-trial electronics as well as electronic consumer goods with approx. 1500 employees and annual sales of > € 300 million.|
|10/2020 - to date
|Responsibility for ramping up complex, interlinked plants (budget up to 100 million), responsible for the holistic commissioning of processes and modules.
|02/2020 - heute||Self-employed Engineer|
|Consulting & realization of all topics around laser technology.
|01/2020 - 09/2020||Laser on demand GmbH, Burgdorf|
|Internationally acting laser technology provider for special machine construction, process development and for rental and used systems; 10 employees and a turnover of approx. 1.5 million €.|
|01/2020 - 09/2020||Technical Manager
|Assumption of responsibility for the development of a sales structure, responsible for comprehensive customer consulting; development of need-based concepts for technical inquiries.
|01/2012 - 12/2019||Ceratizit S.à.r.l., Mamer|
|Worlwide aging producer of carbide and similar hard materials with roughly 9000 employees, 1200 of which are based at its Headquarter in Luxemburg.|
|01/2012 - 12/2019||Application Engineer R&D - business unit wear parts|
|New development of trend-setting joining processes (laser welding) for dissimilar materials and their implementation and integration in a pro-duction environment; main responsibility for competence development in all new joining processes.
|09/2009 - 12/2011||ThyssenKrupp Bilstein Suspension GmbH, Mandern|
|Group-affiliated automotive supplier for the development, manufacture and the marketing of shock absorbers, springs and anti-roll bars with roughly 750 employees at its Mandern site.|
|09/2009 - 12/2011||Process developer for laser welding (laser safety officer)|
|Responsible for developing optimum welding parameters and continuously improving all related processes in the project triangle of quality, cost and time.
|10/2005 - 8/2009||ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks, Mandern|
|Newly founded supplier company for the associate plant Bilstein Suspension and other customers for welded three-dimensional shock absorber components, with 22 employees and a turnover of roughly € 3m.|
|01/2008 - 08/2009||Head of industrial manufacturing equipment and prototyping/deputy plant manager|
|Shifted the scope of tasks to create greater customer proximity and give the innovative laser-welding process a wider scope of application and the company faster growth; 4 employees.
|10/2005 - 12/2007||Head of production|
|Construction of production facilities and the entire plant, applying a greenfield approach; set up all production processes and procedures and all administrative workflows; 18 employees.
|04/2001 - 09/2005||ThyssenKrupp Drauz Nothelfer, Ravensburg|
|Group-affiliated manufacturer of customised vehicle body equipment, laser-welding systems and tools with roughly 2000 employees, 750 of which are based at the Ravensburg site.|
|01/2004 - 09/2005||Senior process engineer
|Responsible for more complex systems and laser-welding techniques for very demanding Asian customers.
|04/2001 - 12/2003||Process engineer
|Developed and commissioned laser-welding processes for individual client projects, predominantly from the automotive industry.
|1979 - 1992||Primary and secondary education
Gymnasium Tuttlingen (secondary school)
Final qualification: Abitur (roughly equivalent to A-levels)
|07/1992 - 06/1994||National service, extended voluntarily|
|10/1994 - 02/2001||Fachhochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten - University of Applied Sciences
Mechanical Engineering studies
Final qualification: "Diplom-Ingenieur (FH)"; (graduate engineer)
International welding engineer
Laser safety officer
Management by objectives
Six Sigma (Green Belt)
Business administration for engineers
Project management (PMI)
Fluent business English
Fluent business French
Sports (football, ice hockey, inline hockey, jogging)