Automotive End of Line Test OEM

Country: Germany, UK
Assignment Type: Process Relocation

Projects

Description

Interim Manager responsible for all aspects cross border (Germany/UK) relocation of assembly processes for end of line capital equipment build. Total business size €30M.

Achievements:

  • Delivered complicated relocation on time and to budget

  • Orderly close down of sending facility

  • Refurbishment of receiving site without production disruption

As Interim Manager for a business assembling highly engineered capital equipment, I relocated automotive end-of-line dynamometers production from a closing plant in Germany to the receiving site in the UK.

I specified, contracted and managed factory redevelopment at the receiving site including lifting, logistics, power, paint, environment, etc.

As part of the same exercise I relocated the assembly of high bay cranes to the same UK location.

I project managed the transfer of assembly processes for both product groups where the receiving site had Ford Q1 accreditation.