Dipl.-Ing. Thorsten Lutz

Born 1966


Military service
Paratroop Battalion 272

Mechanical Engineering
University of Hannover

Lecturer for
Basics of Engineering
University of Applied Sciences


VB-Autobatterie GmbH, Hannover

Construction engineer with responsibility for

  • Process development and CAD-Engineering for special machines for the production of car batteries
  • Cross-site quality and ratio projects
Robert Bosch GmbH, Plant Hildesheim

Project engineer for assembly technology with responsibility for

  • Planning and realisation of assembly lines for electric drives and ensuring series ramp-up
Robert Bosch GmbH, Werk Hildesheim

Head of Production Sample Construction & Technical Service with responsibility for

  • the set-up and management of a production and planning department for prototypes and small series of electric drives, special machines, tools and CNC machining
Weinig Grecon GmbH, Alfeld/Leine

Technical Director with responsibility for

  • Production and development management for machine and plant construction for solid wood processing
  • Restructuring of the production and logistics area through, i.a. outsourcing and implementation of an ERP system
  • Strategic positioning of the product portfolio through value analysis, modularisation and expansion of the product range
Michael Weinig AG, Tauberbischofsheim

Director of Central Development with responsibility for

  • Set-up and management of a group-wide organisation in machine and line construction for industrial wood processing
  • Development and implementation of a group-wide strategy for a sustainable product development landscape (systems/processes)
  • Standardisation and modularisation of product components such as machine software and automation technology