Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Stefan Erdmann

Born 1962

A level at the Heinrich Kleyer Schule in Frankfurt

Degree in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in vehicle technology at the Fachhochschule Bingen

Collaboration on the development of a mechanical ABS System at Volkswagen in Wolfsburg

Senior Examiner for assessments according to Baldrige (EATON internaly) comparable with the EFQM model


Alfred Teves GmbH, Frankfurt am Main 

  • Testengineer responsible for the testing and development of systems for the brake actuation
  • Head of value analysis responsible for the implementation of improvements at the systems for the brake actuation

Aeroquip Zweigniederlassung der Trinova GmbH (heute EATON), Business Unit Automotive, Baden-Baden

  • Head of value analysis responsible for continous improvment measures and calculation of offers
  • Head of purchasing responsible for a volume of 65 Mio €  and the purchasing of aluminum
  • Head of production  (650 employees) responsible for the output, quality and delivery time

Eaton Fluid Power GmbH, Baden-Baden, Business Unit Hydraulics

Plant manager (proxy), key responsibilities:

  • Observance of the business guidelines of the group
  • Implementation of newstarts in coordination with the customers
  • Introduction of lean production (toyota production systems)
  • Project management for the implemantation of a fully automated high rack warehouse directly connected with production

Robert Sihn GmbH & Co. KG, Niefern

Technical General Manager, key responsibilities

  • Expansion of the business unit piping systems for automotive OEM´s
  • Implementation of customer requirements to quality and delivery performance
  • Restructuring of production and implementation of lean production
  • Assurance of  new ramp ups for customers

Interimsmanager und senior consultant for Technologie + Management Beratungs-GmbH

Selected project experience:

  • Restructuring of production with the lean production method (TPS)
  • Restructuring of processes and organisations
  • Project management in the automotive industry
  • Interimsmanagement: Plantmanager and Head of production
  • Implementation of a process to develop a supplier
  • Implementation of shopfloor management