Partner

Persons

Arndt Birkert
Prof.-Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.

Ralph Vogel
Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH)

Jochen Hahn
Dipl.-Ing.

Marcus Krei
Dipl.-Ing.

Qualification

  • Tool Mechanic (Stamping)
  • Dr.-Eng. Mechanical Engeneering
  • Dipl.-Wirt. Eng Economics
  • Foundry Engineer
  • Toolmaker
  • Dipl.-Wirt.Eng Economics
  • Time and motion study engineer
  • Dipl.-Eng. Mechanical Engineering University Stuttgart
  • Industrial Mechanic
  • Dipl.-Eng. Mechanical Engineering
  • Six Sigma Black Belt

Professional Stations

  • Promotion at Daimler
  • Division Manager Forming Technologies
  • Managing Director (COO) K├Ânig Metall
  • General Manager (CEO) and Shareholder, Amann Druckguss
  • Managing Director Alvo Metalltechnik GmbH
  • Since 2007 Professor at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences
  • since 2008 Inigence Consultant
  • Production Engeneering Manager OBE
  • Director Research and Development OBE / GLOBE
  • Technical Director Logistics OBE
  • Member of the management
  • Freelance work engineering office: production engineering, logistics, materials management, project management and organisation
  • since 2013 Inigence Consultant
  • Member of the board (tech.)
  • KS Aluminium-Technology AG
  • Managing Director (CTO) Westfalia Automotive GmbH
  • Manager Amann Druckguss GmbH
  • Restructuring and sale of a machine building supplier in 2009
  • Restructuring of high pressure die casting company (3 plants), Member of CRO team
  • since 2008 Inigence Consultant
  • Researcher 
  • Institute for Forming Technologies
  • University Stuttgart
  • Head of Project Management and Production ThyssenKrupp Drauz GmbH
  • Managing Director (COO)
  • Amann Druckguss GmbH
  • Plant Manager Alvo Metalltechnik GmbH
  • since 2010 Inigence Consultant

Focus

  • Sheet metal forming
  • Hydroforming
  • Car body engineering and manufacturing
  • High pressure die casting
  • Management consulting
  • Process development
  • Production concepts and processes
  • Cost analysis
  • Production planning, Improvement in efficiency
  • Buying process, Supply management
  • Materials management, Logistics
  • Project management
  • Quality management
  • Stamping and metal forming, Chipping, MIM, Assembly technique
  • Restructuring, Change management
  • High pressure and permanent die casting
  • Machining
  • Management consulting
  • Restructuring and reorganization
  • Production concepts  and processes
  • Production logistics
  • Factory and material flow planning
  • High pressure die casting
  • Machining
  • Sheet metal forming
  • Production planning
  • Material flow analysis
  • Production optimization
  • Cost analysis