About the author
Ulrich Beck has with his vocational training as a machinist technical roots and worked for many years as a design engineer in mechatronic control systems for the interior of premium vehicles. After training as a Kaizen coach, he was entrusted with the Lean transformation and the development of the RAFI production system. Here, Ulrich Beck has also gained experiences in the implementation of change projects in addition to Lean management methods. As a quality manager Ulrich Beck was subsequently responsible for establishing an effective complaint management and the introduction of the 8D process. He introduced the common methods according to APQP at this time. As a freelance trainer for project management, he also has great knowledge in terms of various PM standards and knows the business from project practice. Since January 2015 he is working for Staufen AG as Project Manager.