Task definition

  • Management of all processes in the areas of production planning, manufacturing, purchasing, materials management and quality
  • Leadership through clear communication and goal setting through the use of KPIs and shop floor management
  • Implementation of a continuous improvement process using Lean Six Sigma methods

Industry / Function / Environment/ Expert

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Interim Plant Manager
  • Business Transformation
  • Dipl.-Ing. Götz Stapelfeldt
  • Daily shop floor meeting held to discuss the KPIs for safety, quality, on-time delivery OTD, productivity and stock levels
  • Optimisation of on-time delivery OTD by reducing machine utilisation through targeted outsourcing of machining work
  • Optimisation of productivity through CIP measures
  • Task allocation defined between strategic purchasing in Hungary and operational purchasing in Germany
  • GEMBA walk introduced across all areas to optimise safety and order & cleanliness
  • Improvement in OTD by 10% points after 2 months
  • Productivity improved from 70% to over 80%
  • Inventory reduced by 400 kEUR (5%)
  • Utilisation of cutting machines reduced by 60% to 20 working days
  • Personnel bottleneck in purchasing eliminated by recruiting the new Head of Purchasing
  • Weltweit führender Anbieter von intelligenten Antriebslösungen für den Materialtransport mit 17 globalen Marken
  • Büros und Produktionsstätten in Nordamerika, Lateinamerika, Europa, Afrika und Asien
  • 21 Produktionsstätten in 7 Ländern
  • Umsatz/Mitarbeiter Konzern: 1 Mrd. / 3.400
  • Umsatz/Mitarbeiter Standort: 30 Mio. / 170
Dipl.-Ing. Götz Stapelfeldt

Board of directors

+49 177 3957686 stapelfeldt@fup-ag.com