Automotive Project Management REFERENCES

Before founding Automotive Project Management, Manfred Schmitt served as a supervisor for numerous industry projects across the world. Here are some of his most recent previous positions and responsibilities.

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From July 2006 to December 2006, Mr. Schmitt was employed by ThyssenKrupp Nothelfer, in Wadern, Germany, as Launch Manager for a major Land Rover project called L319 and L320, based in England. In this managerial role, he directly supervised a Mechanical Supervisor for Body Sides, a Mechanical Supervisor for Underbodies, a Robot Supervisor, and a Quality Control Supervisor (with three subordinate Team Leaders who themselves supervised Mechanical Engineers). Mr. Schmitt assumed responsibility for the management and coordination of the Land Rover program production launch: liaising with design and manufacturing launch engineers, as well as with customers' and suppliers' engineering personnel, in order to ensure that all program objectives were met.
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Mr. Schmitt was also a Site Manager with TK Nothelfer from August 1994 to July 2000, in Wadern, Germany. He was assigned to various projects throughout this time, including a BMW Motor Compartment project called E 53(X5) in Spartanburg, South Carolina (October 1998 to July 2000), a Ford project called CE14 (Escort Wagon) being relocated from Germany to England (January 1998 to October 1998), and a GM/Vauxhall Vectra project called J2900(New Vectra) in England (August 1994 to December 1997).