Robert Koziel

Employee, President & CEO / Geschäftsführer, GRW Technologies, Inc. - Soehnergroup

Grand Rapids, United States of America



Professional experience for Robert Koziel

  • Current , since Nov 2017

    President & CEO / Geschäftsführer

    GRW Technologies, Inc. - Soehnergroup

  • Current , since Nov 2014

    Vice President / General Manager / Geschäftsführer

    GRW Technologies, Inc. - Soehnergroup

    Overseeing the plant operations and leading a team of 190 employees | Quality Management | Performance Management | Staffing | Coordination | Coaching | Developing Standards | Financial Planning and Strategy | Escalation Management | Development of Strategies to achieve company's future goals | Building up Customer Relations and improving them | Supporting company's Plant Management in reaching of the company's goals

  • 4 years and 4 months, Apr 2013 - Jul 2017

    Plant Quality Manager / Bereichsleitung Qualität

    GRW Technologies, Inc. - Soehnergroup

    Part of the Plant Management | Head of Quality | Responsible for 22 employees | Overall responsibility for Quality Systems, Quality Enigneering, in-process Quality Control, APQP and PPAP activities, design, material and supplier change management, test, audit and repair activities (8Ds and problem solving methods 3x5why, FMEA, Ishikawa) | Improvement of scrap and costs of poor quality such as internal/external sorting activities

  • 1 year and 6 months, Oct 2011 - Mar 2013

    Production Manager / Bereichsleitung Produktion

    GRW Technologies, Inc.

    Head of Production w/ 38 injection molding machines and automation lines | Responsible for 110 employees | Overall responsibility for Production, Production Controlling/Planning, Headcount Planning, Logistics | Customer service | Visual management tools on the production floor for KPI tracking | Implementation of Lean Management principles | Productivity increase from 65% to 85% within a time period of six months | Reduction of customer complaints by 66%

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jul 2010 - Sep 2011

    Logistics and Production Control Manager / Bereichsleitung Logistik

    GRW Technologies, inc.

    Head of Logistics and Production Control | Responsible for 14 employees | Overall responsibility for Logistics, Production Controlling/Planning, Capacity and Headcount Planning | Implementation of a material handling "Milkrun System" | Logistics process and material flow improvements | Implementation of a "Customer Service Center" | Decrease of expedited freight costs by 95% within a time period of four months | 5S implementation on the production floor and logistics areas

  • 1 year, Jul 2009 - Jun 2010

    Assistant Production Management / Assistenz der Produktionsleitung

    GRW Technologies, Inc.

    Coordination of Production Planning and Controlling activities | Coordination and Management of continuous improvement activities within the Production Department | Coordination and Mangement of a Take-Over project of 140 injection molding tools | sampling, run@rate, PPAP activities | Work cell layout improvement projects | Driving of productivity increase and scrap reduction tasks

Educational background for Robert Koziel

  • 5 years and 11 months, Sep 2003 - Jul 2009


    Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen

    Fachrichtung Maschinenbau


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Polish


  • French



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