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As successful Munich freelancers in the field of automotive development, we pursue an overriding aim:
To render optimum support to our customers in coping with ever-growing contract volumes, increasing component complexity and shorter development cycles.

We can handle assignments in collaboration with your team, or on a completely independent basis. This enables you to profit from our longstanding experience and wide range of personal contacts with our mutual end customers in Munich. For the management of larger-scale projects, we have access to an extensive specialist network.

Whatever you decide on, we – Daniel Ihle and Martin Saller – remain your single point of contact, the person in charge and the well-known face presented to the end client. You remain flexible and focussed on your core business!

Are you looking for a reliable partner? Then do not hesitate to contact us! We will be pleased to arrange a personal meeting to discuss any support options you have in mind.

Fields of Activity

Project Management for Tier 1 Suppliers

  • Consulting in specific OEM environments
  • Resident engineering
  • Development-related project management
  • On-site project team supervision
  • Trouble shooting and escalation management

Module Leadership

  • Technical supervision of SE team leaders and preparation of decision memos
  • Responsibility for change management
  • Control of the timely processing of PQM points
  • Time- and content-based adherence to releases and project milestones
  • Coordination of interfaces to all complete vehicle divisions, purchasing and production
  • Goal, cost, scheduling, technology and quality accountability for the module
  • Conclusion of internal and external performance agreements and assurance of project goals

Simultaneous Engineering (SE) Team Leadership

  • Technical supervision of SE team members
  • Supplier management in line with the product development process
  • Direct responsibility for the organization of SE team meetings
  • Responsibility for on-schedule component releases consistent with construction phases or milestones in the end customer’s respective systems
  • Accountability for the control and coordination of all measures to enhance property-related as well as cost-optimized maturity levels of components in the respective development phases
  • Preparation, management and coordination of change requests up to their handover to the competent module leader

Design

  • Specification-based development and design of components and systems using CATIA V5
  • Announcement and release of components
  • Preparation and administration of drawings
  • Strak analysis
  • Concept design
  • Installation space analysis
  • Generation of comprehensive kinematics models
  • Draft and administration of IKP sections

Specialist Network

Owing to our longstanding experience in the development and project management of front and rear modules, we are exceedingly well connected. On the one hand, our network consists of numerous personal contacts to key units at our end customer bases in Munich.

On the other, we have access to a wide array of service providers, project offices and additional independent developers.

In this way, we are also in a position to offer one-stop solutions for the handling of large-scale projects. We are at all times your personal contact, your contracting partner and the face presented to the customer, thus guaranteeing trouble-free adherence to all project milestones.

Daniel Ihle

Daniel Ihle

I have been working in vehicle development and project management in the Munich automotive environment since 2012. My core competence is the efficient leadership of SE and module teams in the field of front and rear systems of body development.

References

  • Years of experience in the project management at BMW AG
  • Module leader for the F39 rear system
  • Module leader for the rear system in LK series production support and further development
  • Long-term SE team leader in the F39 front and rear systems (VKBG to SOP)
  • SE team leader in the F56BEV front system
  • SE team leader in the F45 China front system

Education

  • Diploma programme in industrial engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Univ.)
  • Course specialization: design technology / tolerance management in vehicle development
  • Degree thesis at the Chair of Engineering Design: “Production-Oriented Product Development by Linking Production Simulation with 3D Tolerance Analysis”

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Martin Saller

Martin Saller

I have been working in the Munich automotive environment since 2006 (as a freelancer since 2011). My core competences are the technical development of front and rear systems as well as development-related project management – from the design concept to the start of production.

References

  • SE team leader: F52 MSP (China) (concept phase – SOP 01/19)
  • SE team leader: F52 China (pre-BBG to SOP) modules KD02-KD05
  • SE team leader and designer (BBG to SOP): F07 LCI, F10 LCI, F11 LCI, F18 LCI modules KD01-05, F18 PHEV (tailgate)
  • Designer/developer: 1 LP shock absorber: F18, F52, G28, G38
  • Design and project manager: K81 seat bench (motorcycle)
  • Design and project manager: F12/F13 front bumper
  • Designer/developer: F20 grille, diverse small plastics
  • Designer/developer: F01/F02 air vent control

Education

  • Hamburger Fernhochschule HFH (university of applied sciences) – degree course in industrial engineering
  • Technical school / master school in Kaiserslautern – state-approved vehicle body construction technician;
    main focus: car body and utility vehicle design
  • State-certified technician – BVT (association of higher professions for technology, economy and design)
  • Technical school / master school in Kaiserslautern – master craftsman’s diploma in bodywork and vehicle construction

 

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