Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Dietzel

Born in 1964

Degree in Mechanical Engineering UNI-GH Paderborn

Major Field of Study: Reduction of Quality Costs On the Rear Axle Golf A2, Volkswagen AG, Braunschweig Factory

Correspondence Degree Industrial Engineering (IMAKA-Schweiz)

Project Manager specialised in operations (development, purchasing, production, logistics, ERP systems)


Nixdorf Computer AG, Paderborn

Project Engineer, key responsibilities:

  • Establishing QA – methods (TQM, FMEA,, SPC,…)
  • Optimising logistics between the Paderborn, Bray-Ireland, Toledo-Spain and Singapore branches

Siemens Automation Technology, Berlin and Karlsruhe

Planning and Production Manager, key responsibilities:

  • Product introduction, process automation  in development, production and logistics, planning and assurance
  • Submitting efficient production systems, including intelligent delivery logistics

Siemens Karlsruhe and at a French Office

Project Manager, and later as project manager – purchasing restructuring,  key responsibilities:

  • Restructuring the french purchasing organization
  • Integrating the local purchasing activities into Siemens’ international procurement system

Selected project experience:

  • Restructuring purchasing processes and structures
  • Redesigning  international development processes and structures, multi-project management
  • Designing production and plant structures
  • Assessing existing personnel  in the aforementioned areas
  • Establishing and implementing personnel selection procedures for the aforementioned areas
  • Active management coaching
  • Temporary management
  • Project management, moderating teams from a variety of specialist departments
  • Quality management