Daniel Wueringer

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3P Workshops
Building Management Systems
Business Plan Development
Business Planning
Business Process Optimization
Business Strategy
Business Transformation
Capital Structure Refinancing
Change Management
China Business
Continuous Improvement
Cost Savings Methodologies
Crisis Management
Cross-Cultural Communications
Cross-functional Teams
Culture Change
Debt Restructuring
Executive Coaching
Financial Restructurings
Hands-on Approach
Identification of Business Opportunities
International Business
Lean Manufacturing
Management Consulting
Manpower Task Optimization
Mergers & Acquisitions
Open Communication
Operational Alignment
Operational Turnaround
Operations Management
Participative Management
Process Improvement
Process Optimization
Production Managment
Production Optimization
Production Planning & Control
Production Systems
Productivity & Efficiency Enhancements
Project Management
Project Planning
Revenue & Profit Generation
Risk Management
Risk Mitigation
Situational Analysis
Stakeholder Management
Strategic Planning
Strategic Sourcing
Supply Chain Management
Team Leadership
Toyota Production System
Turnaround Consulting
Value Stream Analysis


Professional experience for Daniel Wueringer

  • Current 6 years and 5 months, since 2018

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  • 6 months, Jun 2014 - Nov 2014

    Chief Operating Officer


    My first startup experience. Left after only a few months to found another startup. Built the ERP system and laid the foundation for the company's operational improvement.

  • 3 years and 4 months, Feb 2011 - May 2014

    Strategic turnaround management, corporate restructuring

    Struktur Management Partner GmbH

    Project management in corporate turnaround. Upon the financier's demands my team embedded within the client for 5-24 months and delivered hands-on operational turnaround, process optimization, cost-cutting, corporate financing and financial engineering. Became an industry expert for renewable energy turnaround projects.

  • 1 year and 4 months, Sep 2009 - Dec 2010

    Lean Production/Kaizen Expert

    Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, Germany

    ★ Optimized current and future production plants using 3P-workshops, value stream mapping, Kanban and various other lean methods resulting in reduced investment and processing time and increased worker and machine productivity ★ Successfully reworked capacity expansion plans for South America’s largest automotive transmission plant, resulting in savings of EUR 19M ★ SELECTED SKILLS: ✓ Production Optimization ✓ Lean Manufacturing ✓ Risk Mitigation & Management ✓ Business Transformation ✓ Cost Savings

  • 8 months, Jan 2009 - Aug 2009

    Head of Production Optimization China

    Volkswagen Group China, Beijing, China

    ★ Oversaw and managed all aspects of production optimization, driving productivity, efficiency, and profitability ★ Led team of 4 KVP instructors and 43 KVP coaches region-wide regarding 7 car plants and 9 power train plants ★ Directed 350+ workshops and analyzed 30,000 workplaces: average productivity increase of 10% ★ SELECTED SKILLS: ✓ Production Optimization ✓ Lean Manufacturing ✓ Operational Alignment ✓ Kanban ✓Stakeholder Management ✓ Manpower Task Optimization ✓ Executive Coaching

  • 7 months, Sep 2008 - Mar 2009

    Interim Director Production Systems

    Volkswagen Group China, Beijing, China

    ★ Built the production optimization office for VW Group China, including full operating management responsibility for the start-up, strategic planning, development, and management ★ Organized production optimization kick-off workshops for all 7 car plants and 9 power train plants ★ SELECTED SKILLS: ✓ Production Optimization ✓ Lean Manufacturing ✓ Operational Alignment ✓ Kanban ✓Stakeholder Management ✓ Manpower Task Optimization ✓ Executive Coaching

  • 1 year and 7 months, Jun 2007 - Dec 2008

    Executive Assistant to Executive Vice President Production & Logistics

    Volkswagen Group China, Beijing, China

    ★ Contributed toward shareholder restructuring (both joint ventures), planning of new powertrain projects in China, oversight for capacity/investment planning, department overhaul/restructuring, and management of crisis teams which mitigated need for plant shutdown ★ Oversaw pre-kickoff planning and project management support of new automatic transmission plant in China ★ Orchestrated supplier negotiation in China and Japan, resulting in annual sales increase (100,000 transmissions)

  • 1 year and 5 months, May 2004 - Sep 2005

    Assistant Production Manager

    REHAU AG+CO, Germany

    ★ Oversaw production planning and scheduling, materials management, inventory, manufacturing, assembly, and test procedures for polymer bumper systems for Audi, BMW, DaimlerChrysler, and Volkswagen ★ Managed monthly production volume of 100 tons and managed an 80 employee production team ★ Coordinated and organized production starts for DaimlerChrysler, Audi, and Volkswagen ★ Catalyzed process improvements (Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen) and provided technical instruction/guidance to production staff

Educational background for Daniel Wueringer

  • 5 months, Sep 2007 - Jan 2008

    MBA (Master of Business Administration)

    School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

  • 1 year and 6 months, Aug 2006 - Jan 2008


    Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong

    Best Business School in Asia, Top Ten worldwide (Financial Times Ranking 2010-2013). Exchange to School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

  • 5 months, Sep 1999 - Jan 2000

    Chinese Studies

    Beijing Language and Culture University, Beijing, China

  • 5 years and 9 months, Oct 1996 - Jun 2002

    Electrical Engineering

    Technical University Graz

    Specialization on Biomedical Engineering; 1996-2000 studied at Vienna Technical University and transferred all credits to Graz

  • 3 years and 9 months, Oct 1996 - Jun 2000

    Chinese Studies

    Vienna University, Vienna, Austria

    Merit-based scholarships for two university programs in China.


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Chinese



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