Claus Vollmer

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Entrepreneurial driver – strong focus on result
International management and negociation skills
Communication: Customers, shop floor, works council, executive board

Career Stages

  • Executive consultant & Interim Manager since 04 / 2018
  • Sell / Zodiac (3 years): CEO
    Managed 1.700 employees
  • Behr Thermot-tronik (5 years): CEO Directed 7 production sites
  • Rauschenberger (2 years): Managing director / shareholder
  • Magna (9 years): Projekt leader, facility ramp up, CPO
  • Valeo Lighting (6 years): Key Account Manager, project leader
  • Degree in aerospace engineering + business economics

Focus Areas

  • Automotive & aerospace supplier industry, mechanical and plant engineering / construction
  • Strategic and operational leadership and negociation on executive level in French and English
  • General management
  • Project management
  • Turnaround
  • Crisis and ramp up management
  • Process & liquidity improvement
  • Operations, purchasing

Reference Projects

  • Relocated Airbus A350 lavatory production from USA to Europe, halving production time by redesign of the production process. Received Airbus Gold award “Best Cabin Supplier 2016”
  • Accomplished successfully warranty crisis including significant vehicle recalls (BMW, Ford). Improved considerably customer relationship and generated follow-up orders
  • Developed and industrialized a sophisticated convertible roof system in due time including ramp up of a new JIT facility and supply chain readiness