How can Interim HR & Operation Manager improve the result?

Knowledge of culture and methods promotes integration with the Italian Group The Italian group ES in the field of electronic systems takes over a German medium-sized company with 350 employees worldwide. There are 200 employees working at the D site, 50 of whom are in assembly. The Italians have failed to fully implement the integration. Also, communication between the parent [...]

2019-05-06T14:52:40+02:00May 6th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Successful transitional solution in case of leadership shortages

The robust growth of the German economy continued in the second quarter of 2017, according to the Federal Employment Agency. Impulses came from construction investments, among other things. Expectations for the further economic development are optimistic. The labour market continues to develop positively. Conversely, the shortage of skilled workers is increasing, especially in management positions, where, in addition to professional [...]

Does the plant manager need language and cultural skills?

What management qualification is required during the turnaround abroad. The Swedish X company is buying an electrical equipment manufacturer in Germany that operates a plant in Poland. The plant, with about 150 employees, writes red numbers. The Swedish owner sends a Swedish manager with no Polish language skills. After a year, the numbers continue to deteriorate and the turnaround is [...]

2019-05-06T12:17:05+02:00May 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Design manager position filled within 3 days

Interim Manager as Head of Construction, Research & Development Situation B GmbH is a specialist construction supplier. B has lost its ladder construction. B's human resources consultant estimates that refilling the position will take at least 6-9 months as the market for designers is generally thin and companies protect their experts with long notice periods. As long as B does [...]

2019-05-06T15:25:15+02:00May 6th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Interim’s plant manager successfully expands US plant

Internal plant manager and structures overloaded Automotive supplier Z GmbH has more orders for its plant in the USA than it can deliver. The permanent plant manager cannot drive forward the expansion of production capacity in parallel with day-to-day business. New machines are on standby. They need to be set up and put into operation. Additional staff need to be [...]

Interim chief financial officer restores trust

Situation Local interim CFO knows Brazilian accounting and German business culture. The German company G has a production site in Brazil. The site is 200 kilometers away from São Paulo in the Brazilian hinterland. Communication between G and her Brazilian subsidiary does not work in finance. The German managers speak English and the Brazilian Portuguese. You can only communicate with [...]

Can a new sales strategy turn the corner?

Turnaround in the system furniture industry with industry and methodological knowledge European furniture maker O, with a turnover of 400 million euros, has a subsidiary in D who has been writing red numbers for years. The systems are sold through both sales representatives and their own sales. The sales representatives and the sales representatives often hamper themselves with the same [...]

2019-05-06T12:08:32+02:00October 18th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Can an interim IT manager reduce costs in the global corporation?

Success through methodological approach The global packaging group M AG employs 100 people in the IT sector with billions of sales. M commissions a consulting firm to benchmark the IT costs. It turns out that IT costs are significantly higher than those of comparable companies. International IT projects will not be completed in the allotted time window and budget, the [...]

2019-05-06T15:26:38+02:00October 18th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Should the Interim Human Resources Manager be overqualified?

Efficiency increase of an automotive plant with interim HR Generalist The plant, with 400 employees of the international Tier1 Automotive supplier, was one of the best of 30 plants in Europe. It has often been cited as an example of efficiency in production within the group. European management therefore saw no reason to approve major investments for the plant. The [...]

2019-05-06T15:26:57+02:00October 18th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Does the operational controller need industry knowledge?

Controlling system optimization while moving through interim controller. The semi-finished product manufacturer Z AG is based abroad. The Financial Data Processing division will also be relocated. The administration's move adds to the pressure on affected employees as day-to-day operations must continue without interruption. A public company must report regularly. The move is a mega strain for everyone. At the old [...]

2019-05-06T12:15:13+02:00September 25th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Interim supply chain manager too expensive?

Return on interim management within 12 months Tier 2 supplier A GmbH for the automotive industry with 200 employees is part of an American group of companies. A GmbH is profitable. However, comparative analyses have shown that the costs of purchasing, logistics, warehousing, transport are too high. The longtime purchasing manager does not speak English. Therefore, the order is only [...]

2019-05-06T12:22:16+02:00September 11th, 2018|Tags: , , |

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