01.11.2008 - 27.02.2009
Consult / support / establishing PPAP Documentation to achieve PSW for Automotive Customer in two different plastic-molding companies of small to mid size ( - 500 employees)
- Ensure correct forms and informations are used
- Conduct , lead MSA, Report fill outs
- Generate Archive-Structure
- Train Know-how about Procedures and neccessities of processes and process documentations
01.07.2007 – 31.08.2008
Operations Manager at Thyssen Krupp Presta. Establishing a prototype procurement, assembly and delivery process for EPAS Steering gears to enable total control of the prototype parts flow. Leading procurement process, controlling assembly according to time, quantity, and configurations, establishing quality processes, setting traceability requirements.
01.02.2007 – 30.06.2007
CIMOS, Serbia. Introduction of DMEA, PFMEA Methodology, creation of PFMEA for brake discs casting process. Coaching of PPAP demands (Production Part Approval Process) and establishing documents ( QM-Plans, OEE, OPI, Process Flow Charts, MSA, etc.)
01.10.2004 – 19.12.2006
EPAS Steering Gear development engineer. Responsible for Component design, bill of Material Management, FMEA and Quality Documentation (Relaibility, DVP&R, Assembly and Component Specifications and CAD/CAE Analysis). Part of the functional safety management team. Establishing safety requirements for the Steering system according to IEC 61508
01.04.2003 – 30.09.2004
Development work of Visteons Steel integrated Housing for hydraulic steering gears. Responsible for Design, Tolerancing, FMEA and Supplier setup / control / lead. Release and release responsibility of 32 variants of steering gears for future Ford Mondeo and Galaxy, Volvo S50, S60, V70, S80, Cross Country and Landrover Discovery II Models of model year 2006 and further.
01.08.2000 – 31.03.2003
Development of Ford Fiesta and Fusion hydraulic steering gear from short after product definition to SOP+90. Customer support during pilot plant assembly trials, testing and design changes in Dunton, U.K. and at Ford proving ground , BE.
Responsible for Design of almost all components and assemblies, FMEA, Supplier assessments and guidance, control and enforcement of timing and quality, specifications generation, drawing creation, release and testing. Lead / assistance of several APQP processes with suppliers.Supplier quality problem solution with G8D and DOE methodologies
01-09-1999 – 31.07.2000
Application Engineer for Ford Cougar hydraulic steering gear. Midcycle change / Facelift support with newly design gears in Customer Plant in Flatrock, Michigan, U.S. Responsible for Drawing updates, Design releases and information flow between Ford and Visteon.