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Heiko Brueckner

EPM (Engineering Project Manager) V177 MOPF, Projectmanager, Porsche J1 rear-Spoiler, Projectmanager

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  • 85614 Kirchseeon Freelancer in
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  • Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | Russian (Limited professional) | Spanish (Limited professional)
  • Last update: 03.11.2020
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SKILLS
MS-Power Point, Excel, Word, Project, Lotus Notes, Catia V5, GamS (BMW), SAP, KEOPS (PO) Database, OEM, FMEA, Doorpanel, chrome, Tais, PQM, gAMS, GEEK, Interface, CAD, quality control, uptime, Window Frames, B-pillars, Sepro Robot systems
PROJECT HISTORY
  • 05/2020 - 05/2020

    • Plastic Omnium
  • EPM (Engineering Project Manager) V177 MOPF
  • Development of front and rear bumper.
    Leading a team of 6 (Design Engineer, tool engineer, materials, logistic, packaging engineer SQE), In
    charge of development budget. Development of V177 Mopf front and rear bumper till W4 Release.
    Development of V177 Mopf front and rear bumber up to W4 Release.
    Responsible of the Change-management.

  • 05/2020 - 05/2020

    • Samvardhana Motherson Innovative Autosystems B.V.
  • Projectmanager, Porsche J1 rear-Spoiler
  • leading an entire team.

  • 05/2020 - 05/2020

    • Grupo Antolin; Eugen Wexler GmbH; Dr. Schneider
  • Projectmanager
  • startup of US plant (industrialization and quality management-APQP, QM Run and rate, P and
    D-FMEA)
    * Eugen Wexler GmbH , Lauf an der Pegnitz (US Injection Molding Plant Start up, Quality
    management (APQP) engineering changes, technology transfer and logistics-worldwideóUS)
    * Zimmermann Formenbau USA, "Formservice" INC, Georgia (Startup US operation)
    * Bertrandt USA, Inc., Module Manager (for BMW Spartanburg, SC) for all Series cars: E71, E70,
    F15(X5), F16(X6), IP, Head liner, door panel, pillars. Center console and glove box.
    Development after SOP of: F26(X4), F15(X5), F16(X6), Headliner, Doorpanel, Trunktrim and
    Carpet, engineering changes, technology transfer (headquarter =>US.)
    * Bertrandt Germany, Contractor BMW (Start up Assembly line X4 (SUV)
    * SE-Team Manager Interior, F26 (X4), Headliner, Doorpanel, IP. Program transfer to Spartanburg,
    SC USA
    * Magna, Decostar , GA USA-Launch: BMW F25 Exterior (Motor Sport, Body Side Molding)
    * Magna, Innertech , Spartanburg, SC USA-Launch, BMW F25 Interior ( IP , Pillars, Headliner)
    Development in Germany transfer into the US plant and start up.
    * Rehau, AL USA, GM and Mercedes Benz programs (Bumper and BODY SITE MOLDINGS)
    * Dr. Schneider , MI USA-Plant-Launch, Mercedes Benz, W164, W215 (Air Vents), Startup of entire
    facility, leasing of manufacturing building, purchasing of KraussMaffei injection molding
    machines, install of paint line, assembly liens, Motan material system and all necessary
    equipment for injection molding.
    * Dr. Schneider , Germany-Launch BMW E60, E61 (Window frames and Air vents handling of over
    200 tools design to run in)
    * Roechling, SC USA -Launch E70, E71 and Mercedes Benz M Class (Window frames, Pillars)

  • 01/1986 - 05/2020

    • Schiel Injection-molding and Tool shop
  • Toolmaker

  • 01/1982 - 05/2020

    • Elektrokeramische Werke Hermsdorf
  • Toolmaker

  • 03/2019 - 03/2020

    • Plastic Omnium
  • EPM ( Engineering Project Manager)
  • door panels and wheel arches (6 month in Aguascalientes, assembly plant).
    Preparation and startup of series production including engineering changes and improvements.

  • 06/2018 - 12/2018

    • SMIA, Michelau
  • Projectmanager, Porsche J1
  • Porsche) elect. rear-Spoiler development (hands-on Project management), in charge of cost,
    timing, facility run in and contact to Porsche, leading of the entire team (Quality, logistics,
    design processing, purchasing and sales).
    * Project challenge reaching the milestones for SFN, EMT Note, TPT PVS and all Cubings.
    * Project was handed over "ready for EMT N1)

  • 05/2017 - 04/2018

    • Grupo Antolin, Ebergassing
  • Program manager
  • Grupo Antolin, Ebergassing , Austria, Development Center (Program-manager BMW G05 Trunk
    trim all variants)
    * Program manager BMW G05 Trunk trim all variants, technology transfer Europe/ USA,
    prototyping
    * Lead of variant Project managers, quality engineers, support of sales
    * Design of plastic parts (Material, fit and function)

  • 05/2016 - 04/2017

    • IAC, Ebersberg R&D Center
  • Project Lead Engineer
  • all variants of Headliners (BMW G05)

    First contact for OEM BMW SE Team Lead:
    * Design of plastic parts and head liners including testing.
    * Prototyping
    * Specifications (Group Standards, BSPP)
    * Change management
    * Costs
    * Feasibility
    * IAC plant run in, Prestice CZ Republic

  • 01/2012 - 12/2014

    • Bertrandt, SC-US
  • Module Lead (Modul Leiter)
  • (Carpet, Load floor, Sound Insulators, Side covers, Pillars, Head Liners and certain metal brackets.)
    Bertrandt, SC-US

    * In charge for warranty related design changes, developed technical solutions using BMW
    specific tools (Catia V5, Tais, PQM, gAMS and GEEK) within the standard designs and
    manufacturing processes
    o Performed analysis support for pre-series, series and field issues
    o Droved root cause analysis of functional issues, prototyping
    o Work w/ warranty data to define series solutions
    o Worked closely with the seating suppliers (Fauresia) to define tooling assembly and
    process solutions (Faurecia)

  • 01/2011 - 01/2012

    • Bertrandt
  • SE-Team Manager , development of Interior parts for F26 (X4)
  • position at BMW (Development center, FIZ)

    * SE-team manager for Seats, Headliner, Pillars and Carpets
    * Interface for a team of test engineers, Purchasing, CAD Design, Quality and design release
    Engineers and other process partners
    * Made sure the requirements of BMW are reached (Lastenheft/ BMW-specifications)
    * Presentations to the BMW-Group about status of project, technical solutions in various boards.

  • 01/2009 - 01/2011

  • Tooling Engineer
  • Injection molding tools and slush molding tools for IP

    * Worked with manufacturing groups to utilize/standardize injection molding equipment and
    technical capabilities of the organization to meet customer requirements
    * Led the company in the development of new process methods, new equipment and tooling.
    * Investigated and developed alternate materials and processes utilizing existing capital
    * Established proper engineering methods for processing material to the new equipment and
    process flows, equipment, materials and or labor contents




    * Monitored all processes related to injection molding and stamping
    * Worked with product design teams to formulate a manufacturing process
    * Developed, evaluated, and improved manufacturing methods, product designs, material and
    part fabrication, tooling, assembly and quality control
    * Developed and led productivity improvements and all forms of lean manufacturing concepts to
    support corporate safety and housekeeping standards
    * Worked with equipment designers and suppliers to develop, retrofit, and improve a costeffective
    production process of existing and new products
    * Set detailed specifications and implemented production plans
    * Utilized strong technical background to develop and improve production processes to increase
    equipment efficiency and improve throughput
    * Troubleshoot and resolved electrical and mechanical issues related to equipment/processes
    * Collected and analyzed data to develop plans to improve material utilization, plant layout and
    machinery efficiency and uptime. Identified, evaluated, and resolved problems applying
    troubleshooting techniques related to customer complaints concerning part quality

  • 01/2008 - 01/2009

    • F25 Instrument Panel
  • Program Manager
  • Division), (Munich, Germany)

    * Managed, Led and trained team members to plan and execute program activities as defined in
    PDP.
    * Led Cross Functional Program Team in execution Product Delivery Process (PDP) to ensure
    product and process developments are consistent with established program objectives and
    company needs. Maintained program budget - Design, engineering, tooling, program cost and
    content
    * Managed, led and trained team members on Customer and Supplier Advanced Product
    Quality Planning (APQP), and Sample Submission Approval Activities, for assigned programs.

    * Managed, led and trained team members to lead internal program cost reduction and continual
    improvement activities

  • 01/2007 - 01/2008

    • Roechling Automotive
  • Project Manager
  • Engineering changes (BMW/ Mercedes) Purchasing of new molds and development of IM processes
    (BMW/ Mercedes, Freightliner & VW) Tool shop sourcing, best prizing task, design change, T1, Run
    In, raw material sourcing, FMEA, (D-FMEA, P-FMEA)

    * Cycle time improvement
    * Scrap reduction
    * Downtime improvements
    * Material flow improvements
    * Make tooling recommendations based on samplings
    * Process development
    * Transferring of entire programs from Germany to the US
    * Feasibility studies




    * Design of EOAT, gate cutting concepts
    * Education and training for molding technicians
    * Troubleshoot molding related problems using established problem-solving techniques and
    mentor/develop subordinates to do the same.
    * (E70/71), Window Frames, B-pillars, Top shoulders (Injection Molding and Welding)
    * Expansion tank (VW) Injection Molding and Welding

  • 01/2006 - 01/2007

    • Rehau, Inc.
  • Tooling Engineer, Injection Molding
  • * Qualification of new molds and processes
    * Design reviews with tool shop, machine shop
    * Feasibility studies
    * Mold flow investigation: Establishing of gating, wall thickness, hot runner system, part design
    and raw-material and other major figures
    o Design of EOAT gate cutting concepts (tap gates, film gates till 650mm long)
    o Documentation of all mold trials
    o Cycle optimization for existing molds
    o Optimization of material flow
    o Education and training of injection molding technicians
    o Participation in equipment selection and specification
    o Developed programs to maintain equipment at peak operating performance levels
    o Developed and evaluated process tooling and new mold start-ups, coordinating such
    activities with engineering and tooling
    o Application of SPC techniques to processing
    o Make tooling recommendations based on samplings
    o Participate in cost reduction efforts and
    o Implementation of automation projects, (Gate cutter for film gates, inline masking and
    taping).
    o Total cost control for each project
    o Responsible for specification of inline-offline equipment, molds, machines, dryers,
    thermolators and other injection molding equipment

  • 01/2005 - 01/2006

    • Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems
  • Injection Molding Manager
  • Responsibilities: Supervised a team of 8 employees in the injection molding department

    * Coordinated and implemented new product introductions, KANBAN-System and engineering
    improvements. Specified Krauss-Maffei machines, Heaters, Robot systems (KM-Robot and
    Sepro Robot systems) and Material- Handling systems (Motan-dryer)
    * Prepared Dr. Schneider Handbook USA (Specification of molds, tools and injection molding
    machines)
    * Participate in day-to-day activities to ensure schedules are maintained
    * Provide technical guidance
    * Troubleshoot molding related problems using established problem-solving techniques and
    mentor/develop subordinates to do the same
    * Recommend tooling and equipment replacement or expansion as appropriate




    * Implement and institutionalize use of industry-recognized standards for documenting process
    changes
    * Ensure that accurate manufacturing data is reported and use the data extensively to make
    decisions
    * Work with other departments (assembly, paint-lines and quality) to maximize quality and
    efficiency
    * Participate in developing operating budget and control departmental spending within defined
    limits

  • 01/2004 - 01/2005

    • Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems
  • Process Engineer, Injection Molding
  • * Qualification of new molds
    * Documentation of all mold trials
    * Cycle optimization for existing molds
    * Optimization of material flow
    * Education and training of processing for molding technicians
    * Participation in equipment selection and specification
    * Develop programs to maintain equipment at peak operating performance levels
    * Develop and evaluate process tooling and new mold start-ups, coordinating this activity with
    engineering and tooling
    * Application of SPC techniques to processing
    * Make tooling recommendations based on samplings
    * Participate in mold design and design reviews
    * Implementation of automation projects Projects:
    * Daimler-Chrysler W164, W251 (Air ventilation Mercedes M and R-class, molds for 50T to 250T
    presses)
    * BMWE70

  • 01/2002 - 12/2003

    • Dr. Schneider GmbH
  • Process Engineer, Injection Molding
  • * Qualification of new molds
    * Documentation of all mold trials
    * Cycle optimization for existing molds
    * Optimization of material flow
    * Education and training of processing for molding technicians
    * Participation in equipment selection and specification
    * Develop programs to maintain equipment at peak operating performance levels
    * Develop and evaluate process tooling and new mold start-ups, coordinating this activity with
    engineering and tooling
    * Application of SPC techniques to processing
    * Make tooling recommendations based on samplings
    * Participate in mold design and design reviews
    * Participate in cost reduction efforts and
    * Implementation of automation projects




    * Projects:
    o E 60/61 BMW Window-Frames (6 molds for 575T to 650T presses)
    o Volvo V40 A-Pillar, Back injection molding (plastic behind fabric), ultrasonic welding and
    laser cutting (575T press)
    o Daimler-Chrysler W164, W251 (100 tools for-Air ventilation Mercedes M and R-class
    molds for 50T to 250T presses)

  • 01/2001 - 01/2002

    • Wicklein and Wachter Injection-molding and Tool shop
  • Process Engineer-Injection Molding
  • * Responsibilities: Qualification of new molds (Projects for Dr.Schneider and Brose)
    * Bergplast, Injection-molding and Tool shop Neustadt/Coburg, GR

  • 01/1999 - 01/2001

  • Process Engineer
  • * Responsibilities: Qualification of new molds (Projects for Brose)

  • 01/1993 - 12/1998

    • Injection Molding
  • Independent Process Engineer
  • * Responsibilities: Worked with several tool shops and injection molding shops

  • 01/1987 - 12/1992

    • Bergplast Injection molding and Tool shop
  • Injection Molding Supervisor

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