DIRECTOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT ACTUATORS


CLIENT

WOCO, a Tier 1 Automotive Supplier for Engine Technology components such as Actuators, Oil and Air Management Systems.

NATURE OF SERVICE

Interim Staffing of the role Director Global Development Actuators

TARGETS

  • Driving technological change within the R&D department as well as the entire operation from magnet valves to more complex Microcontroller and LIN/CAN controlled electric motor-driven media management solutions
  • De-escalation of projects affecting OEM’s Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen
  • Stabilisation of the staffing situation in the department

RESULTS

  • Successfully de-escalated all crisis projects and put TaskForceteams in place to meet customer’s milestones
  • Stabilized staffing situation in department

  • Implemented Innovation Roadmap

FACTS

  • Location

    Frankfurt, Germany

  • Duration

    5 months

  • Team
    Lead 25 mechanical and electronics engineers, as well as two remote R&D locations
  • Project Sponsor

    Business Unit Head

REFERENCES

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