Some of the successful projects I have worked on in the past include:

Visteon Electronics Europe, Karlsruhe, Germany:

  • Development of a robust supplier development strategy including APQP and PPAP processes
  • Release of new injection moulding tools for plastic parts
  • Process audits at critical suppliers
  • Training of co-auditors in VDA6.3 audits

Hanon Systems, Kerpen, Germany:

  • Integration of over 50 new suppliers into existing supplier base including re-sampling of over 250 separate part numbers.
  • Process audits to VDA6.3
  • Capacity planning of a new assembly line at critical supplier
  • Benchmarking of internal supplier development structure with those of competitors

Robert Bosch GMBH, Homburg, Germany:

  • Elimination of secondary double disk grind for Unit Pump armature
  • Introduction of SAP to supplier quality department
  • Ramp-up of nozzle nut production for 3rd generation common rail injector
  • Reorganisation of departmental supplier quality manual procedures

Robert Bosch KK, Higashimatsuyama, Japan:

  • Implementation of new supplier management procedures
  • Introduction of CQI-9 heat treatment assessment standards

TopQM Systems, Mosbach, Germany:

  • VDA6.3 audit training in USA and Mexico
  • Prepared customer in Czech Republic for external process audit
  • Information event for customer in Finland

GETRAG Ford Powertrain, Cologne, Germany:

  • Production planning and relese of stamped, forged and turned components to VDA2
  • Process audits to VDA6.3
  • Mentoring of junior auditors

Borg Warner Drivetrain Systems, Ketsch, Germany:

  • Relocation of tube washing process from Borg Warner to external sub-supplier