If time is short

it must be used efficiently !

More than 30 years of project and management experience at well-known companies in the automotive supplier industry, machine building industry and medical device manufacturing are my foundation for analysing and leading complex projects and technical company units.


Educated in all aspects of modern production systems and agile project management, I will lead projects under time, quality or profit challenges for your company or take over the leadership for a necessary period of time.


Take your advantage by using my expertise for planning your product industrialisation through all phases of the development process and the sucessfull production ramp up at optimised production cost.


Don't waste time for your request.

Course time is short!

Plant management / COO

executive management - optimization

development - expansion



process development – assembly – commissioning



Lean production – Gemba Kaizen – relocation

Imcopro Services

Interim Management

When suddenly, you are short of managers...

Especially in manufacturing companies, interim managers are also motivators and advisors for optimization. Therefore, there is an increasing demand for interim managers with a consulting portfolio. If additionally there is a lack of qualified managers, a proven method is to have me temporarily take over a management position. In the medium term, you can organize the appropriate  staffing and simultaneously establish already determined improvements within the company.


Crisis – reorganization – restructuring


The motivation for assignment also arises in the course of M&A projects. I will be happy to take over management responsibilities in this area on behalf of consulting companies, up to COO level.

Agile Consulting

A good idea is good only when it's implemented...

High consulting performance for the management board is always my highest priority.

My analysis of the current state of product development and associated business processes, and especially my competence in implementing the identified possible improvements in cooperation with my clients' staff members, leads to sustainable success.

Independent of the business sector or technology I will show you the options for dealing with business tasks in the area of product development, manufacturing technology, procurement including outsourcing, logistics and manufacturing optimization.

I will select the appropriate elements suitable for your company from the “toolkit” of Lean Production methodology, SixSigma strategy or the Theory of Constraints, and will undertake the implementation within, and, above all, in cooperation with your organization.


- I will take on the specific planning and management of responsibilities for the implementation

- If necessary, also by selecting and guiding further freelance experts.


The optimization of quality and pace in technical and organizational processes combined with the reduction of total costs is the main focus of my commitment; compliance with the quality management systems of the various business sectors is self-evident.

Project Management

Many have detailed competences, but only a few have a broad view…

Do you already have good project leaders, but not enough to handle all projects?

Do you have a specific project which you normally do not work on?

These are two reasons to hire an external temporary project leader.


Possible examples of projects:

- Planning and implementation of new products

- Relocation and outsourcing projects

- Restructuring of factory processes and organizations

- Projects for production optimization

Reference Projects

since 2015

03/2024 – actual

Automotive Tier1 (Electronics)

Director Electronic Production

Optimization of process quality and competitiveness
Leadership and reorganization of production plant
QS, SCM, Industrial Eng., NPI
Control of high automated production with 100 employees


01/2024 – 02/2024      

Electronic Manufacturing Service

Process analysis and consulting in Lean production and Industrialization

Reorganize shop-floor to lean principles to achieve big order
OPEX implementation process consulting and lean training


07/2023 – 12/2023

Medical device (Cardiopulmonary)

Lead transformation officer project management office R&D
Improvements in project management methodology

Support critical projects
Organize project leader skill improvements and workshops


11/2022 - 05/2023

Electronic Manufacturing Service

  Project manager optimization for PDP & OPEX

Managing customer projects
Reorganization PDP for Manufacturing Engineering
Support for Operational Excellence Project


03/2022 – actual

Consultant Business Unit Automotive Electronic 

- Consultant to Management

- Lead Engineer Electronics

- Consultant to Industrial Engineering


06/2021 – 02/2022

Projektmanager Truck Gas Vessels

- Industrialization projekt (>5 Mio.€)

- US-product, transfer to Germany
- Realization of new production equipment


07/2020 – 02/2021

Manager automotive elektronics production

- ensure daily Plant operations, 100 employees, 3 shifts

- restructure departments & stabilize processes
-  setup multiple new investments


01/2020 – 06/2020

Cororna lockdown phase


11/2018 – 10/2019

Plant manager medical device components

- Restructuring R&D department

- Production volume ramp up

- Optimize critical projects


04/2018 – 08/2018

Consulting project new product introduction, company internal start-up group

- Process engineering and Supply Chain

- Development process and QMS

- Regulatory requirements

- Search of system suppliers

- Project plan from engineering to factory ramp-up


07/2017 – 01/2018

Consultant for product realisation management

and manager of production planning department

Midsize company in special machine building

- Analysation & visualisation of entire product realisation process

- Data research

- Critical process milestone definition

- Action-plan setup

- Dept. leader production planning and logistics


03/2017 – 05/2017

Project leader product critical ramp up

Automotive supplier

- Customer communication

- Internal project team management


10/2016 – 02/2017

Project management consultant
Laboratory device company, biotech
- Development project status analysis
- Demonstrate possible activities to optimize the project
- Plan, execute and moderate several workshops
- Support the project manager during management presentations


01/2016 – 08/2016

Concept study for development of a medical device (acute treatment)

- including proof of technical and economical implementability

- Concept design for hardware and software

- Concept design for product design and usability

- Supplier selection and request for tenders

- Planning of development resources and budgeting

- Presentations for project approval


04/2015 – 12/2015

Plant manager Medical device company
- Management of production & purchasing dept.
- Area responsible for TÜV-Süd Audits
- Production restructuring after social plan execution
- Manage development project for a complex medical device 

  (exchange of obsolete components)

Job Experience

    'learned from the best....'

Manufacturing of Nikkiso dialysis machines for Europe

- Production analysis and development of an action plan for increasing the production from 800 to 3,500 machines

- Optimization of production organization

- Localization of the purchase of more than 200 components in Germany

- Definition and implementation of a synchronous manufacturing structure

(KanBan > 800 Art. Nr.)


Reorganization of a production facility for Emerson Industrial group (M&A project)

- Definition and implementation of various improvement projects for

increasing quality and delivery  reliability

- Building of an optimal prototype for customer acquisition

- Product improvements in the design-to-production transition (Germany & China)

- Participation in strategic development projects (standardization/innovation/patent)


Supervision and optimization of electronics manufacturing at Lenze

- Segmentation and space optimization to receive new products

- Support with the implementation of an MES system

- Participation in a definition and launch of a fully automated production line for 400,000 devices with a high diversity of variants


Management of a profit center at Brose group

- Achieve cost and innovation leadership in the area of business

- Establishment and expansion of electronics manufacturing and organizational development

- Introduction of state-of-the-art production technology and its implementation

- Definition of an MES/Traceability project for production control


Manufacturing engineering manager at Delphi Automotive Systems

- Investment planning of projects, process planning and costing in the course of development,

  location decision and international preparation of facilities for production launch

- Overall project manager for the setup of electronics manufacturing in Austria/Hungary including design-to-cost responsibility during the development stage

- Technical project management for the relocation of electronics manufacturing

- Introduction of corporation-wide standards “product development process”, “manufacturing system design” and “manufacturing system” within a business line


European Process Engineer   (EUR Ing.)

My specialty is development accompanying industrialization throughout all stages of the product development process, including carrying out successful series production ramp-ups, optimizing economic figures.

Transforming automotive methods and processes to meet the specific requirements of the companies, I was able to plan for success and put it into practice in various business sectors.

I also make use of all aspects of my experience in difficult situations such as turnaround projects and/or restructuring.


Apart from a solid technical and business management basis, I am also experienced in the management of human resources; in direct disciplinary responsibility as well as in project management. I focus and motivate employees to collectively achieve goals and promote cooperation across organizational interfaces.


Proficiency in ERP and MES systems as well as business fluent English are understood.




- Prince2 Practitioner

- TOC Theory of Constraints (hypothesis)

- Quality in process/ mixed production (Hitoshi Takeda)

- Definition of goals and performance assessment (SMART)

- Six Sigma Sponsor Training

- Production System (QA/Q/WO/PM/MF/EE&I)

- Product Development Process Implementation

- Design to cost (Design for manufacturing)

- Technical Business Management for engineers (TA Wuppertal)

- Company provided training:

Leadership, Project Management, Costing










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