Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Roland Koch

Born 1967

Secondary School Lauchheim Qualification as Industrial Mechanic

Degree in Precision Mechanic University of Applied Siences Ulm

Degree in Quality Management University of Applied Siences Ulm

Evaluation and Improvement of processes by design of experiments and enhanced capability studies. Implementation of statistic process control (SPC)


RK-Engineer, Consultancy for Aluminium Pressure Die Casting

Entrepeneur specialized for

  • Consultancy and Support for the procurement of Aluminium Pressure Die Castings
  • Parts and Process Cost Analysis
  • Interim Management International for Business Development, Produktion, Project- and Quality Management
  • Risk- und Escalation Management International (OEM Industrie)
  • Audit according VDA 6.3

Schulte & Schmidt GmbH & Co. Leichtmetallgießerei Nürnberg / Automotive Supply Industrie

Chief Operation Officer (ppa.), responsible for

  • Strategy Development and Implementation. Management of 3 production sites
  • Profitability and continous process improvement
  • Industrial Engineering and Process Development
  • Technical and Commercial Consultant for strategic customers
  • Global procurement of die casting tools
  • Training, Advancement and Coaching of executives

HAAS Kunststofftechnik GmbH / Automobilzulieferindustrie

Head of Quality Management, responsible for

  • Implementation of Ford‘s Supplier Status Q1
  • Relocation of production processes to the Kydne (CZ) side
  • Maintaining and extending the QM-System pursuant QS 9000 and VDA 6.1

Selected project experience:

  • Industrial Engineering / Maturity Level Management (VDA) of projects for OEM Customers
  • Feasibility Studies and Cost Analysis for Pressure Die Casting Parts and Tools
  • Supplier Development from C to A for Italian OEM Supplier
  • Shopfloor Management and CIP Programm minimizing the costs of quality
  • Restructuring and und Interim Quality Director at Italian OEM Supplier for Pressure Die Casting
  • Business Development for Aluminium Pressure Die Casting Supplier from Czech Republic and India