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Dr. Joachim Leder

Self-employed, Senior Consultant, Dr. Joachim Leder -- Management Consulting Training

Flörsheim, Germany

Skills

Project management
Leadership
Automotive engineering
Strategic planning
USA
Asia
Living Constructive Culture
Development Processes
X-functional team leading
Supplier Management
Budget Management
Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
OpEx (Operational Excellence)
PR-Events
intercultural competence
Certified Scrum Master
Management
Agile Development
Software Project Management
Software Development

Timeline

Professional experience for Joachim Leder

  • Current 2 years and 10 months, since Oct 2018

    Senior Consultant

    Dr. Joachim Leder -- Management Consulting Training

    Personalized project analysis in combination with process analysis. On account of broad engineering knowlegde in combination with a long and intense leadership experience in big global Automotive OEMs and suppliers I am a competent partner for consulting, coaching, and training. I tailor individually the methods and concepts together with your teams. Technological and cultural aspects as well as leadership competencies that represent a contemporary and efficient leadership style are considered.

  • 4 years and 10 months, Dec 2013 - Sep 2018

    Director MEAC (Manufacturing Engineering Assembly and Chassis)

    Opel Automobile GmbH

    Equipment and Process Planning for 4-Wall Manufacturing General Assembly (GA) lines for all Opel Vehicle plants in Europe. Lead GA Central-ME managers responsible for all projects/plants in GME (now Opel) plus Global GM-Architectures. Drive “Creating Contructive Culture” mindset and significantly improve WoC (Workplace of Choice)-results. Intensive Global co-operation and GM-NorthAmerica Center support to achieve common and optimized processes. Support Launch excellence initiative and OpEx.

  • 1 year and 7 months, May 2012 - Nov 2013

    Chief Engineer/Program Engineering Manager

    Adam Opel AG

    Manage complete Vehicle project based on existing architecture as replacement for cancelled NewGeneration Corsa. Challenges: - Very strict c/o parts management, limited overall timing 2.5yrs. - Out-of-the-box rigorous Change management established w/ Styling, Product Engineering, Design Operations, Manufacturing Eng - Keep unique selling points of cancelled project to fulfill Marketing requirements - Implement new electrical vehicle architecture into legacy product in given timing

  • 2 years and 1 month, May 2010 - May 2012

    Department Head / EGM

    Adam Opel AG

    Department Head for Design and Release of all Opel / some GM Body Uppers (Sheet metal, Wipers&Washers, Fuel filler) incl Arch Work Manage complete Body Uppers team (Designers and Design Release Engineers=DREs). Manage external engineering suppliers incl contract and project management. Global GM requirements technically and organizationally to be met. Organizational and social challenge: Split Designers team and DREs into two different organizations while maintaining Turn Around, Drive for Results

  • 6 years and 7 months, Oct 2003 - Apr 2010

    Program Engineering Manager (PEM) Meriva I and Meriva II

    Adam Opel GmbH

    Meriva I: Midcycle: X-functional w/ VehEng, PWT, Styling, ManufEng, purchasing, plant -> Drive for Results Meriva II: Project “from cradle to grave” -Contract EDAG engnrg service provider=ESP as eng responsible (VehEng, Performance, Supplier mngmt,….) -Manage ESP incl cost/budget control -Manage “controvento door” incl FMEA -Complete technical decision and change resp -Manage (unplanned) inhouse transition -Launch w/extreme budget restrictions -Dealer and press launch -> Dealing with Ambiguity

  • 3 years and 3 months, Jul 2000 - Sep 2003

    Group Leader, NVH (Noise & Vibration)

    Adam Opel AG

    Group Leader Small Car NVH (2000 – 2003) Team Leading, Business Acumen Complete vehicle NVH-resposibility Challenge: JointVenture FIAT-architecture

  • 4 years and 1 month, Jun 1996 - Jun 2000

    Development Engineer NVH

    Adam Opel AG

    Development engineer NVH (1996 – 2000) Problem Solving Support component design and parts tuning (chassis, powertrain and interior noise) Several challenges in global projects (e.g. GMSA, JointVenture Suzuki-Japan)

  • 4 years, Jun 1992 - May 1996

    Doctorate Project

    TU Darmstadt

    Execute Software-programming for a Aircraft noise emission and propagation model combined with an impact (on inhabitants in airport vicinity) reduction and optimization system. Graphic user interface was combined w/ flight simulator, noise model, optimization solver. Result was doctorate thesis. Software system still in practical use. Additionally tutor for students.

  • 2 years and 5 months, Jan 1990 - May 1992

    Trainee, Development Engineer NVH (Fahrzeug-Akustik)

    Audi AG

Educational background for Joachim Leder

  • 1 month, Jun 2018 - Jun 2018

    Automotive SPICE

    VDA

  • 1 month, Apr 2018 - Apr 2018

    International Project Management

    scrum.org

  • 11 months, Sep 1988 - Jul 1989

    Mechanical Engineering and Fluid Dynamics

    Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences

    Fluid Dynamics, Noise

  • 6 years and 2 months, Sep 1983 - Oct 1989

    Mechanical Engineering (Allg. Maschinenbau)

    TH Darmstadt

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    First language

  • Spanish

    Basic

  • French

    Basic

Wants

www.knuevenermackert.com
www.joachimleder.com

Interests

Bicycle touring
Travelling

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