Christoph Knoebel

Selbstständig, Interim-Manager Supply Chain Execution, SCM-projects GmbH - Interim Management, Supply Chain Operations, Consulting

Markt Schwaben, Germany


Business Transformation
Process Management and Improvement
Logistics Execution
Warehousing & Distribution
Demand Planning
Design and Implementation of Distribution Networks
Inventory control
Warehouse Management System
Service planning and execution
After market sales and spare parts delivery
Spare Parts Planning and Scheduling
Mail Order Fulfilment (B2C)
Professional services
Order to cash
Purchase to Pay
Renewable Energy
Turnaround projects
Supply Chain Management
Order to Cash Management
4PL and LLP outsourcing models
General Management
CRM and pipeline reporting
Project office setup and operations
Program and Portfolio Management
SixSigma DMAIC Yellow belt
Change Management
Complex change management and business integration
Demand Forecasting
Mobile Customer Service
Maschinen- und Anlagenbau
MS Project
Project Management
Account Management
Supply Chain
Supply Chain Operations
Customer Service
Working Capital Management
Warehouse Management
Process Optimization
Business process management
Continuous Improvement


Professional experience for Christoph Knoebel

  • Current 7 years and 10 months, since May 2016

    Interim-Manager Supply Chain Execution

    SCM-projects GmbH - Interim Management, Supply Chain Operations, Consulting

    WMF Group GmbH: Interim Manager und PMO Projektleitung für die Optimierung des globalen Consumer Geschäfts, Erweiterung eines Omni-Channel-Standorts Logistik-Outsourcing BU Professional Netzwerkdesign für das globale Ersatzteilgeschäft PCM Erhard GmbH & Co. KG - a Talis Company Interim management Order Management und Dienstleistersteuerung, Optimierung 3PL warehouse Andritz Separation GmbH Aufbau und Optimierung des European Central Warehouse (ECW) für das globale Servicegeschäft, Einführung SAP-WM

  • 5 years and 6 months, Nov 2010 - Apr 2016

    Head of Process Management - Service

    Vestas Central Europe

    Responsible for improvement projects and change management, leading a Team of Business Process Consultants covering the Service value chain. Lead of initiatives for the Turnaround of the Service Business, with direct line responsibility for Commercial Management of long term service contracts. Interim lead of CRM, After Market Sales and Customer hotline. Optimization of Contract Management, invoicing processes and compensations.

  • 2 years, Nov 2008 - Oct 2010

    Senior Consultant / Senior Supply Chain Professional

    Barkawi Management Consultants / B2X Supply Solutions

    Project Manager in various industries, focused on Supply Chain optimization and execution. Distribution Networks for spare parts logistics, complex logistics Outsourcing, inbound hubs. Interim operations lead for service planning and execution, order management and spare parts inventory control.

  • 5 years and 7 months, Apr 2003 - Oct 2008

    Senior Project Manager Central Operations

    DHL Supply Chain

    Business Development Manager Electronics & Telecom: Solutions Design After market sales; Specifications for European Network Solutions; Design and setup of global 4PL/LLP models Director Outsourcing: Evaluate concepts and screening for complex outsourcing and 4PL/LLP business Integration Director: Global integration of DHL-Exel, budget responsible for Integration project delivery in Central Europe (40m€+) Senior Project Manager: Responsible for project delivery of complex customer projects

  • 2 years and 6 months, Oct 2000 - Mar 2003

    Leiter Logistik

    Home Shopping Europe AG

    Responsible for the turnaround of the fulfillment department - managed to eliminate order backlog, stabilize and increase daily shipping volumes together with 3PL; clearance of 10.000+ customer accounts and secured dunning and claims process by settling open SAP-SD records. Improved shipping performance to > 25.000 shipments / day

  • 2 years and 6 months, Apr 1998 - Sep 2000

    Logistics Consultant

    Computer 2000 AG / Tech Data

    Redesign of European logistics network. Planning and realisation of improved distribution footprint. Project lead for European warehouse management system (WMS). Specification and implementation of standardized warehouse processes and WMS support.

  • 11 months, May 1997 - Mar 1998

    Leiter GenoLogistik


    Product development: Logistics services for retail banks in Germany

  • 5 years and 7 months, Oct 1991 - Apr 1997


    Hamburger Hafen- und Lagerhaus AG

    Product development, sales and sales support for logistics services, mainly warehousing and distribution

Educational background for Christoph Knoebel

  • 3 years, Oct 1991 - Sep 1994

    Allg. Betriebswirtschaft

    Wirtschaftsakademie Hamburg



  • German


  • English


  • French



Smart Grid
renewable energies
sustainable infrastructure
regional production
Collaboration in Service parts distribution and planning
lean service
Intercultural exchange
European history

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