Dr. Thomas Kaiser

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Inhaber, Geschäftsführer, P²CR Management UG (haftungsbeschränkt)

Stuttgart, Germany

Skills

product management
project management
change management
automotive industry
global management
plattform management
Automotive mechatronics
module management
module strategy
physics
semiconductors
expert in task forces - product projects
Relocation Management
mechanical engineering
reliability engineering
lubricants
Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
material sciences
sales
research & technology
crossing borders
intercultural competence
business focus
longterm experience in management
leadership
motivation
teaching
lectures
green technology
trucker
transmissions
clutches
Axles and shafts
India
Brazil
Japan
USA
Mercedes-Benz
Engineering
Auslandserfahrung
Englische Sprache
BEV
PHEV
eAxle
Beratung
Projektmanagement

Timeline

Professional experience for Thomas Kaiser

  • Current 2 years and 2 months, since Jan 2021

    Geschäftsführer

    P²CR Management UG (haftungsbeschränkt)

  • 1 month, Dec 2020 - Dec 2020

    on the way to new ventures ...

    @homeoffice

  • 5 years and 4 months, Aug 2015 - Nov 2020

    Senior Manager Truck Powertrain - Transmissions & Clutches

    Daimler AG

    Experience with eAxle, hybrid powertrain (PHEV) for commercial vehicles, and battery electric vehicles (BEVs). Member of the transmission plant management and participating in the production site's business development. Platform manager of global powertrain platforms aligning Germany, USA, Brazil, India, and Japan. Global project and change management for transmissions, E/E, and clutches. Relocation of a complete gearbox series to Chennai incl. supplier qualification. Approx. 30 employees (4 managers)

  • 3 years and 7 months, Jan 2012 - Jul 2015

    Senior Manager Product Management - passenger car & VAN Powertrain

    Daimler AG

    - Mercedes-Benz Powertrain, i.e. axle systems and manual transmissions for Mercedes-Benz A/B to G,V-class, Sprinter - Project lead for manual transmissions and axle systems improving fuel efficiency - Crucial role in change management process to shape Mercedes-Benz future powertrain production - Sales representative to OEMS (Chrysler etc.). - Motivated, experienced and skilled people with excellent ECI (Employee Commitment Index) - Approx. 20 employees (3 managers) in three different locations

  • 1 year and 6 months, Jul 2010 - Dec 2011

    Senior Manager Sales - PT components

    Daimler AG

    - Mercedes-Benz und Daimler Truck Powertrain, i.e. axle systems and manual transmissions for Mercedes-Benz A/B to G-class to Daimler Trucks Arocs/Actros - International project lead for future manual transmissions and axle systems (EU, NAFTA, Asia) improving cost and fuel efficiency - Sales representative to external customers (incl. Chrysler), MBC, VAN and EvoBus - Approx. 40 employees (9 managers) in five different locations (3x Germany, NAFTA, Asia)

  • 9 years and 4 months, Mar 2001 - Jun 2010

    Manager R&D - PT and chassis components

    DaimlerChrysler AG / Daimler AG

    - International projects for axle systems focussing on fuel efficiency improvement - Lead in international testing standardisation (suspension, axles) for Daimler Trucks (EU, NAFTA, Asia, Brasil) - Mechatronical systems for trucks (traction and diff.-locks) - Reliability engineering: testing processes, efficiency improvement by CAE and modern statistics - Establishing state-of-the-art CAE processes in R&D - Change management support R&D for cost optimization - Tribology and lubrication optimization

  • 2 years, Mar 1999 - Feb 2001

    Employee R&T - assembly and packaging electronics - CAE

    DaimlerChrysler AG

    - Assembly and packaging of electronics - Computer Simulation (CAE/CFD) - cooling of high power electronics, cooling of fuel cells, flow in fuel injection systems - Reliabilty Engineering

  • 4 years and 5 months, Oct 1994 - Feb 1999

    Research assistant - CAE/CFD - semiconductor production

    Universität Freiburg

Educational background for Thomas Kaiser

  • 4 years, Oct 1994 - Sep 1998

    Physik

    Universität Freiburg

    semiconductor technology, CAE/CFD, theoretical physics, applied mathematics PhD title: 'Magenothydrodynamic effects in semiconductor growth'

  • 1 year and 1 month, Aug 1989 - Aug 1990

    physics & electrical engineering

    University of Massachusetts Boston & Lowell

    semiconductor physics and electrical engineering - investigation on 'field emission transistor'

  • 8 years and 1 month, Oct 1986 - Oct 1994

    Physik

    Universität Freiburg

    semiconductor technology - CAE - CFD

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Intermediate

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Interests

science
systems theory
literature
photography
movies
biking
nordic walking
USA
Japan
CAT sailing
tennis
sudoku
technology
innovation
teaching
green technology

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