Quality Director in the automotive industry (front and rear bumper, side skirts, roof spoiler and grill)

Time period:

2016/08 – 2017/01

Quality Director in the automotive industry

Area of responsibility: 5 professionally managed employees


  • Plastics industry
  • Automotive industry (front and rear apron, side skirts, roof spoiler, grill)


  • 635.5 million €


  • 4.303 (2017)


  • China (Beijing)


  • Delivery capability at customer Volvo was at risk, threat: delivery stop
  • Construction of a new plant in Qong Qing incl. ramp-up for Volvo and Daimler
  • Supplier management in general
  • Contact person for general management


  • Supplier audits incl. measures and tracking
  • Weekly visits to suppliers (at least two days on site)


  • Further development of a supplier for the fastened delivery release at Volvo
  • Reduction of open Qhelp topics at Daimler and creation of a basis of trust
  • Supplier development regarding quality, support in Qhelp topics for the customer Daimler, Quality Project Manager for the customer Volvo

Special challenge:

  • Chinese culture is very different from the European
  • Payment morale of the Chinese company was very poor
  • Working hours of over 20 hours per day occurred per day and were also required 
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