The CETPM lecturers, trainers, coaches and motivators

Markus Bruder

Markus Bruder had been working for Toshiba Deutschland in the semiconductor production for more than 20 years. During his 6 months' facilitator and TPM expert training in the Japanese factories he developed a management system and implemented it at the German site. As a Lean coordinator with a market leader in the production of electronic modules he was responsible for a Lean production system. Since 2009 he has been acting as a freelance consultant and managing owner of OEEsmart and has been supporting companies in their operational improvement programmes.

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Markus Bruder

Brigitte Bäßler

Brigitte Bäßler is industrial engineer and has, within more than 10 years, gathered experience at three production sites with Daimler AG. Process optimisation, Lean management and production system have accompanied her from the start. Most recently, she led a five-person team that had the task to implement Lean management in indirect fields as well. She consolidated her social and methodological competence by a Six Sigma Black Belt training and by a further training as a systemic consultant in the chance process. Since 2012, Brigitte Bäßler has been working independently with her process consulting "Effizienzkultur" ["Efficiency culture"] (focus: Lean administration).

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Brigitte Bäßler

Dr. Rolf Diesch

Dr. Rolf Diesch was awarded a doctorate at the TU München in the specialist field production engineering and has been working since then in the Siemens group in diverse leading functions - always at the gateway between development and production. He started his professional career in the field of Communications of Siemens AG as a project manager. In the following years he fulfilled diverse - even international - managing tasks and became member of the NokiaSiemensNetworks integration team. Prior to his current task, he held the management of product engineering with 180 employees at ten international sites with NokiaSiemensNetworks until 2009. Now he manages the group development division in the field of Lean management at the Siemens AG headquarters.

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Dr. Rolf Diesch

Clemens Dünow

Since 2007, Clemens Dünow has been TPM instructor in the technical logistics division with ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH. His activities include among others the coordination of the TPM process, the preparation and realisation of trainings in all pillars as well as internal audits, the drawing up of reports of the results and the support of the persons responsible for the pillars and the managers in the implementation of the TPM activities. Prior to that, he gathered 10 years' experience in the field of crane maintenance. For another 10 years, he had been managing the field of transportation at the cold rolling mill where he was responsible for 130 employees and their TPM results.

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Clemens Dünow

Holger Frey

Holger Frey, (graduate engineer), studied mechanical engineering at the TU München after his motor mechanic training. After having been active in construction and production, he had been building up the productivity management in the Eichstätt factory of OSRAM GmbH from 1999 to 2004. Subsequent to that, he was TPM coordinator in the OSRAM Global Operational Excellence Team. Since 2009, Mr Frey has been member of the production system indirect fields P team of AUDI AG in Ingolstadt.

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Holger Frey

Markus Gebhardt

Markus Gebhardt is managing partner of Challenge Learning International. There, he intensively concentrates on learning architectures for topics like team development, management, intercultural management, change management and project management. His career is characterised by long-standing consulting activities in diverse companies, branches and cultural environments. Markus Gebhardt has already worked in more than 20 countries. One of his strong points as a trainer is his combining professional with personal matters. He manages the team formation in the training factory and in the training office.

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Markus Gebhardt

Philipp Hechenberger

Philipp Hechenberger works as a freelance trainer with Challenge Learning International and is independent trainer and coach for qualified employees and executives. His core areas include topics of communications and behavioural sciences with the goal of enabling people, teams and organisations to successfully fulfil their tasks in operational work systems and to meet new challenges in a self-confident way. Doing so, his competencies draw on practical experience in the international top-class sport as well as in his training as a graduate sport scientist.

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Philipp Hechenberger

Alexander Hein

Alexander Hein is KATA trainer with Lean Partners Projekt Gesellschaft mbH & Co. KG. Focus of his work is the training and companionship of executives in the implementation of coaching and improvement KATA. Prior to his current activity, he was jointly responsible for process improvements in the sales division of Johnson & Johnson Medical GmbH in Norderstedt near Hamburg. His clientele includes the automotive, supplier as well as the steel-processing industries.

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Alexander Hein

Uwe Janowsky

Since 2004, Uwe Janowsky has been intensively concentrating on TPM implementation, first as a production supervisor and later as a TPM coordinator. Following his TPM instructor training he accompanied TPM implementation at three sites of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA. Afterwards, he switched to metal-processing industry and supported DORMA company at four sites in the implementation of a holistic value creation system. In his almost ten years' work with TPM he gathered valuable experience in dealing with employees and executives. Up to now, his principle "TPM works everywhere" has always proven to be true. Since 2012, Uwe Janowsky has been director of Janowsky-Training.

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Uwe Janowsky

Britta Kammel

Britta Kammel, business graduate, Master of Organizational Psychology, is Senior Coach with Lean Partners Projekt Gesellschaft mbH & Co. KG. Besides individual coaching and training of executives in the context of change processes, the implementation and establishment of improvement and coaching KATA count among her core competencies. Companies from the vehicle and mechanical engineering industry as well as from the service branch count among her customers.

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Britta Kammel

Arno Koch

For more than 20 years, Arno Koch has been concentrating on process improvement and process control. By developing and implementing technological solutions and complex IT systems he learned that complexity is not manageable by complex solutions. He is one of Europe's TPM pioneers and knows how to achieve new paradigm changes by the principles of Japanese production management. Arno Koch built up the basic knowledge for the practical implementation of OEE and the Makigami method. He is particularly active in the implementation of autonomous process teams as well as product and process innovations in hospitals and in companies of various branches.

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Arno Koch

Monika Köppl

Monika Köppl has gathered extensive production and logistics experience in an international corporate group. As a trainer and coach, she has been establishing the Lean philosophy in production companies of diverse branches for almost 10 years. As a certified systemic change management consultant, she intensively concentrates on the overall assessment of change processes in the Lean context. In the course of this, besides numerous tools man as a key success factor is the centre of attention. Furthermore, Monika Köppl communicates her extensive know-how in the extra-occupational Bachelor degree course value creation management.

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Monika Köppl

Carla Latijnhouwers

Having completed her studies in the field of technology, Carla Latijnhouwers started her career as a maintenance engineer with the company DSM in 1997. At the production site in IJmuiden (NL) she implemented loss and problem analyses according to Operation Excellences standard. Afterwards, for more than two years she had been deputy head of maintenance with the world's largest aluminium manufacturer. During her activity as a moderator of KVP groups, she realised that man is a more important success factor than technology. As a senior consultant she passes on her experience in implementing world-class performance from production level to management.

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Carla Latijnhouwers

Dr. Jörg Lux

Dr. Jörg Lux is managing partner of Busycon - Beratungsgesellschaft mbH in Darmstadt that specialises in the combination of holistic success concepts of diverse branches and their pragmatic and measurable realisation with customers in a minimum of time. Beforehand, he had been internationally responsible for production and logistics in diverse companies, branches and cultural environments, even within the management board. One of his strong points is to integrate and motivate employees of all hierarchy levels and to directly implement improvement measures on the shop floor.

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Dr. Jörg Lux

Peter Menzel

Peter Menzel had been teacher for grammar school sixth form before he switched to a packaging material system provider in process industry. After several years in diverse management positions in a production plant he increasingly concentrated on TPM and took the lead of diverse TPM pillars in the course of the implementation and stabilisation of the TPM programme in this company. Subsequent to an internal TPM champion training he took on the role of an internal international consultant and auditor. Now he is the managing TPM coach for the region of Central and Northern Europe in the company's global TPM control team.

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Peter Menzel

Bernd Mittelhuber

Bernd Mittelhuber is senior with Lean Partners Projekt GmbH & Co. KG. In this function he is specialist in management methods and management paradigms of Toyota production system. He focuses in implementing the Toyota Shop Floor Management vision by the strong position of the Hancho (Toyota's team leader) in assembly and production. His wealth of experience includes projects in automotive industry, electrical industry and mechanical engineering. After having learned assembly technology with ABB and factory planning at the Fraunhofer Institute (IPA) in Stuttgart, he had been active with Daimler AG/LMC GmbH as Senior Management Consultant for the implementation of "lean production" for many years.

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Bernd Mittelhuber

Traudel Orth

Subsequently to her diploma thesis with the topic "Lean Management", Traudel Orth had been working for several years in diverse indirect processes with Daimler AG. After several years' activity as a Kaizen trainer, she is now manager of the consultant team that is responsible for Lean implementation in the indirect field with Daimler AG (Powertrain Operations). As a qualified consultant and business coach, Traudel Orth communicates in the course of her work in which ways - especially in office areas - very effective results can be achieved by a combination of simple Lean tools, the consideration of the Lean principles as well as by the employment of "soft skills".

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Traudel Orth

Martin Paschköwitz

Martin Paschköwitz is graduate in electrical engineering for process informatics and automation engineering. From 1988 to 2001 he had been active at diverse sites with Siemens in the specialist field of automation and drive engineering as a sales engineer, project manager and software development group leader. Since 2001, he has been working as a production planner for the automotive production with Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg. Since 2007, it bas been his task to elaborate and implement an overall concept for the implementation of TPM in the synthetic material business sector of Volkswagen AG.

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Martin Paschköwitz

Stefan Roth

Since his training in 1987, Stefan Roth has been active with a chemical fibre company. After his training as an industrial mechanic in the field of industrial engineering and his later training as an industrial foreman, he was responsible for the maintenance of spinning machines. Here, he was able to gather experience in the field of maintenance planning. In early 2006 he completed the training as a TPM instructor with CETPM and is responsible for the implementation of TPM vision in production and technology. Since 2009, he has been specialising in business process analyses (Makigami, VSM) in administrative areas.

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Stefan Roth

Tilo Schwarz

First, Tilo Schwarz studied mechatronics at FHT Esslingen and subsequently worked in the field of optoelectronics and optical measurement technology. As a production and factory manager with Festool GmbH from 2006 to 2013, later in the field of organisation and strategy development, he had been establishing daily targeted improvement (KATA) as a process in the entire organisation and had been developing suitable methods and management techniques together with his team. Doing so, a continuous Hoshin Kanri process and especially the improvement process in administrative areas were his key aspects. Now he supports companies and executives as a trainer and KATA coach.

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Tilo Schwarz

Erwin Stallwitz

Leiter Studiengang Wertschöpfungsmanagement
In more than 25 years' professional experience, Erwin Stallwitz has gathered extensive practical experience and held positions of responsibility in development, construction, production and quality management. Since 1997, he has been inspired by the potential of TPM implementation, Lean, Six Sigma and modern quality engineering. As a factory manager with Kennametal and later as a worldwide coordinator he very successfully implemented the philosophy of the lean company. Since 2009, Erwin Stallwitz has been lecturer for special assignments at the Ansbach University of Applied Sciences in the areas of production management, Lean production, logistics and quality management. Furthermore, he is head of the value creation management degree course.

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Erwin Stallwitz

Alexander Steck

Alexander Steck is Lean manager, trainer and coach with PERI GmbH and has been concentrating on Lean production for 8 years. Here, he focuses in the build-up of a holistic Lean management system as well as in the integration and development of an operational and continuous improvement and coaching KATA in production and all areas close to production. The realisation of improvement workshops and projects as well as the coaching of executives in the change process count among his further tasks. Beforehand, he was responsible for production planning, controlling and disposition of diverse serial products as well as the optimisation of process operations with Wiedenmann GmbH.

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Alexander Steck

Ralph Winkler

Ralph Winkler is managing partner of Lean Machine GmbH and Lean Partners Projekt GmbH & Co. KG. He focuses in pragmatical orientation and implementation of the value stream vision in assembly and production. For this purpose, he particularly coaches executives and Hanchos in the application of improvement and coaching KATA. Prior to his current activity, he was manager of the production planning department of Meteor Gummiwerke, Bockenem. There, he elaborated the development and implementation of the Meteor Production System (MPS). Focuses: Pull production, Lean assembly cells.

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Ralph Winkler

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