Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Zientz

Dr. – Ing. Wolfgang Zientz,
Managing Director

 

Studied and conferred a doctorate in mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen. Dr. Zientz started his career with Philips in the area of production engineering. Next steps were department management of product engineering and R&D management in Germany and The Netherlands. He has set up a subsidiary for Mannesmann VDO in Detroit, USA.
Dr. Zientz managed the global purchasing of engineering services for Siemens VDO and has been managing director of electronic systems for Rücker AG. Most recently Dr. Zientz has managed the subsidiary for the division Global Electronics of TRW Automotive in Radolfzell, Germany.

Competences

Production: Re-Organization of electronic manufacturing, JIT, KANBAN, logistics, lean production

Engineering: Development of car audio and navigation systems, development of products for driver safety, mechanics, HW – and SW-development, Value engineering

Purchasing: Coordination of purchasing of external engineering services, supplier selection, supplier audits

General Management: Management of subsidiaries, transfers of production, technical sales, technical due diligence, portfolio management, business development, change management, post-merger-integrations.