Kai-Michael Wolters

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Kai-Michael Wolters

Lean Enterprise, Lean Leadership Coaching
International Management Consultant

Executive Summary

  • 25 years Experience in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • 6 years Owner and Managing Director of a Consulting Company
  • Director Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing for Automotive Safety Products
  • Quality Auditor and Leader Customer Quality
  • Managing Director Six Sigma Lean Automotive Pilot Plant
  • Lean Coaching & Shopfloor Management for Leadership of German Premium Carmaker
  • Project Leader Lean Transformation and Implementation
  • Project Director Foundation and Establishment of a Manufacturing Site in China

Industrial Experience

Automotive:

- German Premium Class carmaker
- International Leading Supplier for Air Braking and Vehicle Control Systems
- International Automotive Safety Supplier for Occupant Restraint Systems
- International Supplier for Vehicle Lighting Technology and Electronic Product

Industrial Business:

- Window and Door Manufacturers for Industrial Buildings and for Trains & Busses
- Provider of Surface Treatment Processes for Automotive and Industrial Parts

Food and Medicine Industry:

- International Engineering Company for Mechanical Separation
- Manufacturer of Medical Devices and Equipment

Automotive:

  • German Premium Class carmaker
  • International Leading Supplier for Air Braking and Vehicle Control Systems
  • International Automotive Safety Supplier for Occupant Restraint Systems
  • International Supplier for Vehicle Lighting Technology and Electronic Product

Manufacturing/Operations:

  • Wood Products
  • Electronics
  • Printing
  • Metal
  • Aluminum
  • Automotive
  • Tier 1 Supplier
  • Contract Manufacturing
  • Plastics

Certified over 1000 individuals in Lean and Leadership:

Establish several professional peer networks:

  • Training
  • Coaching
  • Implementing in Lean Enterprise
  • Six Sigma
  • Change Leadership
  • Turnaround Performance

Results

  • Six Sigma Lean Transition and Lean Coaching: Over 100 KAIZEN-events: Led teams and facilitated training, Inventory and space reduction > 50%, Transition to Six Sigma Lean Pilot Plant, Lean Coaching and daily Routine Management Roll-out.
  • Quality: ISO TS 16949 implementation, successful automotive safety product launches, implementation and led of task force teams, Contribution to get quality awards.
  • Project Management Eastern Europe and Asia: Turn-Around Management as Interim Business Director - Company Foundation and Establishing New Production Site in Asia.