About Stefan Knorsch

2009 Stefan KnorschFoundation of AVENDOR GmbH
Executive Director and Owner


Branch: Purchasing Services
2005-
2009
FRIMO Group GmbH
Vice President Purchasing Global
Branch:
Automotive Tools and Equipment  

Highlights: Reorganization of division
Optimization of structures and processes in purchasing and in adjacent divisions
Implementation of Global Sourcing
Implementation of Purchasing Controlling and Materials Group Management
Implementation of SRM Value Analysis
Development workshops
since
2008
Professor of „Purchasing Controlling“ at Georg-Simon-Ohm Management-Institut in Nürnberg
since
2007
Consultant for Purchasing Controlling and Materials Group Management
1999-
2005
Johnson Controls Interior GmbH
Purchasing Manager Europe for Equipment, Tools, and Prototyping Machines
Branch: Automotive

Highlights: Development and expansion of the department in Europe, Head of Global Tooling initiative with global responsibility and procurement focus on Asia
1995-
1999
Johnson Controls Interior GmbH
Procurement Manager
Branch: Automotive

Highlights: Procurement of various production lines in Brazil and Thailand. Integration and reorganization of an acquisition with 6 locations in Italy
1987-
1995
Deutsche Fibrit GmbH
Procurement Manager
Branch: Automotive

Highlights: Procurement Management experience in Europe, Asia and South America
1987-
Currently
Qualifications:
Industrial Purchasing Agent
Certified
Industrial Business Specialist
Synergy Negotiation Training, P. Köckmann
Procurement Law, Dr. Melzer
Plastic Injection Molding, SKZ
Machine Building, TÜV Köln
MBO, St. Gallen Consulting Group

Kaizeen, IMT
Diverse JC intern training
Purchasing Controlling, Kalbfuß
Familiar with all industry standards in the automotive manufacturing process from an inner perspective
1964 born in Krefeld