Quality is not accidental, it is the result of effective business processes by KORN CONSULT GROUP®



Short Profile

Markus SCHÄFER has graduated as Industrial Engineer with a focus on mechanical engineering and has over 20 years of management experience in quality management, project, and production management, key account management, supplier development and consultancy in various areas of the automotive industry. He brings the following company experience: Veritas, Cooper Standard. As part of his extensive project experience, he has, among other things, accompanied the following customers: Daimler, BMW, Faurecia, SMA Solar Technology, Cohline, GPM, Eurofoam, J&S GmbH Automotive Technology, WOCO, Dunlop Tech, Vibracoustic, Teklas, Toyota Boshoku Corporation, among other customers. He speaks German and English.


Markus SCHÄFER has extensive practical knowledge as project, quality and production manager, as well as thorough know-how in the areas of supplier development and key account management. He acts worldwide as a process and product Auditor and accompanies corporate developments. Services such as optimization in supply chain management, productivity improvement, and due diligence complete his profile. He develops structured processes and products and optimizes manufacturing procedures, always with an eye on costs and efficiency. Besides, Markus SCHÄFER participates in reorganization projects as well as in the introduction and further development of management systems and audits in accordance with ISO / TS 16949 / IATF 16949, DIN EN ISO 9001, ISO 50001. Managing problem-solving teams and escalation projects is part of his day-to-day business. Excellent skills in project management, successful employee and team leadership, and efficient handling of various moderation methods are available.

Core Competencies & Project Experience

  • Interim Management
  • Leadership
  • Crisis management and escalation management
  • Quality management
  • Supplier management
  • Process optimization
  • Quality planning, maturity coverage
  • Change management
  • Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX)
  • Quality tools, 8D, Ishikawa, 5Why, PDCA
  • FMEA-Moderation VDA 6.3 Lead Auditor
  • ISO 9001 and ISO / TS 16949 / IATF 16949 5-S, CIP. MDS, VDA 16, VDA 19
  • Six Sigma knowledge