»I have an eye for the big picture, but I'm also good at getting into the details.«

Experience comes from practice.

Here I would like to let actions speak and have compiled a selection of projects for you. I invite you to use these references to get an idea of my work and effect.

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  • Business Development
  • Cost reduction
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Process Optimization
  • Transformation

Transformation in purchasing & SCM at an international automotive supplier

Goal: Identification and verification of optimizations to improve results in purchasing | Improvement of material availability | Development of the purchasing organization

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Establishment of a global network

Goal: Establishment of a global network to promote trade relations through identification and development of distribution partners in Latin America and Asia

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Marketing of Brazilian raw materials in Europe

Goal: To introduce a Brazilian supplier of raw materials on the European market

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Agri-Automation – Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture

Goal: Distribution of knowledge management to support agriculture

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Teambuilding

Goal: Motivation of the purchasing team and incentive to contribute to the company’s development

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More efficient operative purchasing

Goal: Rapid increase in purchasing efficiency

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Make project purchasing more efficient

Goal: Raising savings potentials in project purchasing Project

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Material cost reduction “screen plates”

Goal: Saving of 2,000 EUR (22%) for sieve plates of a grain dryer by changing supplier Project

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Transformation of the purchasing organization

Goal: Establishment of a powerful purchasing team at the site

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Development of a sustainable strategy: “Global Procurement Organization Footprint”

Goal: Establishment of a “Best in Class” purchasing organization by 2025 and definition of the catalog of measures for implementation

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Structure of Material Group Management Indirect Material

Goal: To create cost transparency in order to subsequently define the strategy for reducing expenditure

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Strategy definition – Indirect Procurement – „Logistics“ material group

Goal: Establishment and management of a manufacturing company for hydraulic hoses with sales in Brazil for the South American market

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Greenfield project – Establishment of a production and sales location in Brazil

Goal: Establishment and management of a manufacturing company for hydraulic hoses with sales in Brazil for the South American market

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Business Development

Goal: Generate new leads due to unforeseen drop in revenue

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Joint product development “kits” with customer/clients

Goal: Joint increase in sales for the client as well as their customers through better products and services to the end customers

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Definition and structure of the purchasing organization Global Procurement

Goal: Establishment of a global purchasing team in order to achieve the best possible purchasing conditions on a TCO basis and to reduce material costs by 20%

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Definition and structure of material group management

Goal: Material cost reduction of 20% through strategic processing of material requirements and corresponding supplier management.

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Establishment of an Indian supplier for slip ring assemblies

Goal: Global sourcing of castings for worldwide production sites of the group Make-or-buy

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Establishment of Indian suppliers for castings in the small series business

Goal: Global sourcing of castings for worldwide production sites of the group Make-or-buy

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Establishment of the Team – Local Procurement / SCM

Goal: Establishment of a local procurement organization (16 employees) for the newly opened plant in India

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Automation of the ordering process in purchasing

Goal: Current commodity groups that could be assigned accordingly to a strategic buyer in order to work out and implement the strategy for them.

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Updating the material group structure in purchasing

Goal: Current commodity groups that could be assigned accordingly to a strategic buyer in order to work out and implement the strategy for them.

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Introduction of a Steering Committee for the implementation of purchasing projects and savings potentials

Goal: Involvement of the management in the corresponding purchasing projects in order to bring about understanding and support

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Product group strategy cables

Goal: Cost reduction of the cable product group by 15%

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Product group strategy engines

Goal: Supplier management & cost reduction of the product group engines by 10%

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Strategic purchasing in the pan-European spare parts business

Goal: Establishment of a Europe-wide uniform purchasing strategy for the spare parts business (22 locations)

– Supply Chain Management
– Cost reduction by 15% in 3 years
– Increase in availability
– Development of further potential for the service business

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Implementation of an “International Procurement Organization (IPO)” as part of the low-cost country sourcing strategy

Goal: Cost reduction by using a worldwide supplier network, especially from low-wage countries

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