In table form is shown on this website the freelance work within different projects.

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The history of projects contains project descriptions of several clients in a short form and specifies the corresponding character, e.g. as functional safety manager or QM consultant. Furthermore the fields of expertise to Functional Safety Management, FMEA Moderation and QM support are added. Used working materials are stated at the end of each project.

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03/2021 - today:
Robert Bosch GmbH, Weilimdorf Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription:

Functional Safety for a Keyless Go system inclusive mobile control (ASIL B(D))
100% Offline (Corona Pandemie)

Part within project:

FSM - Functional Safety Manager

Tasks:

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management / AFSE

  • Integration of functional safety into product development process
  • Coordination with international departments (USA, Germany, India, China, Australia)
  • Communication with Bosch project management
  • FuSa coordination with internal deoartments at Bosch
03/2019 bis 03/2021:
hofer powertrain GmbH, Nürtingen, Nuremberg Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription:

Functional Safety for an electrical drive system (powertrain, ASIL C)

Part within project:

FSM - Functional Safety Manager

Tasks:

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management / AFSE

  • Integration of functional safety into product development process
  • Coordination with internal departments
  • Communication with hofer project management
  • FuSa coordination with OEM
07/2018 bis 12/2019:
Robert Bosch GmbH, Weilimdorf, Korntal and Abstatt Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription:

Functional Safety for a control unit for positioning the vehicle within the ADAS activities (VMPS) (ASIL B(C))

Part within project:

FSM - Functional Safety Manager

Tasks:

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management / AFSE

  • Coordination with internal departments
  • Training of the team members
  • Communication with Bosch project management and the central FuSa organisation
  • FuSa coordination with OEM
01/2019 bis 05/2019:  
OSRAM Continental GmbH, Garching Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Reviews von Dokumenten zur Funktionale Sicherheit für ein Laserlicht-System bei unterschiedlichen OEMs (ASIL C)

Part within project:

FSQM - Functional Safety Quality Manager

Tasks:

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management / AFSE

  • Creation of review checklists
  • Document reviews
11/2018 bis 02/2019:  
daum forschung und entwicklung GmbH, Fürth Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Funktionale Sicherheit für elektrische Antriebsmotoren für Pedelecs (ASIL B)

Part within project:

Consultant for FuSa-activities

Tasks:

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management / AFSE

  • Consultant for FuSa-activities (HW / SW)
05/2018 bis 06/2018:  
Personal project Nuremberg and Herzogenaurach
06/2017 bis 04/2018:  
Valeo Schalter und Sensoren GmbH, Bietigheim-Bissingen Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Functional Safety for front camera, which will be implemented at VW world-wide for all platt forms and vehicles ASIL A(B)

Part within project:

FSM - Functional Safety Manager

Tasks:

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management / AFSE

  • Coordination with internal departments
  • Communication with Valeo project management
  • FuSa coordination with OEM (VW company-quality)
07/2016 bis 06/2018:  
Bosch Engineering GmbH, Abstatt Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Functional Safety for an Instrument Cluster with Display (ASIL B)

Part within project:

FSM - Functional Safety Manager

Tasks:

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management / AFSE

  • Define development process from the view of an OEM
    • Describe development phases
    • Describe swimlanes / responsibilities
    • Describe work products within the different quadrants of the development process
    • Generate templates / check lists / review lists
  • Transferring an Audi base project to different applications at Bentley
    • Rework safety concept
    • Develop Impact Analysis
    • Modify Safety Goals
    • Modify Safety Goals
05/2016 bis 04/2017:
OSRAM GmbH, Herbrechtingen, Regensburg, Garching Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Functional Safety for light applications – implementation of ISO 26262:2011 (ASIL B)

Part within project:

FSM - Functional Safety Manager

Tasks:

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management / AFSE

  • Positioning of a product for the aftermarket (SmartCarConnect)
    • Write Item Definition
    • Make HARA
    • Define Safety Goals and reaction times
  • Checking and upgrading of safety documentation
    • Laser applications for projects with Audi and BMW
  • Supporting for offer negotiations with Daimler
    • Customer visits
03/2016 bis 06/2016:
Rieter Maschinenfabrik AG, Wintherthur (CH), Ingolstadt, Süßen Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription:
  • Seminars and workshops with the topics: cause analysis (CA) / problem solving techniques for spinning machines;
  • Moderation of different CA-workshops
02/2016 bis 03/2016:
U-Shin Zugangssysteme Deutschland GmbH, Erdweg bei Dachau Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Functional Safety for the Electrical Steering Column Lock (ESCL) – Implementation of ISO 26262:2011 amongst others for the department mechanics

Part within project:

FSM - Functional Safety Manager

Tasks:

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management / AFSE

  • Transfer of the development according ISO 26262:2011 to mechanics development
  • Analysis of current projects for continuous improvement
11/2015 bis 01/2016:
Different suppliers of automotive industry in Germany Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Seminars with the topics: ISO 26262 (module 01 to 05), process-FMEA, design-FMEA Moderation of several FMEA-workshops
08/2015 bis 10/2015:
Continental Automotive GmbH, Villingen-Schwenningen Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Functional Safety for the Vehicle Electronic Control Unit (VECU) within a truck (DAF) – implementation of ISO 26262:2011 (ASIL B(C))

Parts within project:

Functional Safety Consultant

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management / AFSE

  • Specialist for the implementation of ISO 26262:2011
  • Analysis of the Functional Safety Concept of the customer
  • Creation of Technical Safety Concepts for the functions of the instrument clusters
  • Participation in reviews of the existing customer documents
  • Coordination of internal activities concerning Functional Safety with the experts of the departments system / architecture, hardware, software and test
  • Consulting of specialist divisions
  • Creation of TSC for a platform project as SEooC (Safety Concept out of Context)
Executed with: MS Office, Lotus Notes, Doors, MKS, IMS
10/2014 bis 08/2015:
Kristronics GmbH, Harrislee / Flensburg Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Functional Safety for the Power Distribution Unit (PDU) of a fuel cell – Implementation of ISO 26262:2011

Part within project:

FSM - Functional Safety Manager

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management

  • Specialist for implementation of ISO 26262:2011
  • Training of internal employees concerning functional safety
  • Training of project members with the topics functional safety / ASIL / decomposition / system / hardware / software
  • Creation of an overview of necessary work products for ISO 26262:2011
  • Development of the complete FuSy documentation for the project
  • Integration of FuSy activities into established development process of Kristronics (Automotive Division)
  • Coordinating the internal activities of Functional Safety with the specialists of the departments system, hardware, software and test
  • Creating templates and checking lists for the planned reviews of the work products
  • Generating project specific documents which are mandatory for the standard – amongst others creation of the safety plan
  • Storing concept for requirements and work products within Polarion and Subversion (SVN)
  • Cooperation with customer NuCellSys (system fuel cell) and Daimler (original equipment manufacturer)
  • Coordination of reviews for documents concerning Functional Safety
  • Ensure traceability of requirements (development of own macros)
  • Developing a skill-matrix together with the departments concerned
Executed with: IQ-FMEA 6.5, MS Office, MS Outlook, Polarion, Subversion (SVN)
12/2013 bis 09/2014:
Liebherr Elektronik GmbH, Lindau am Bodensee Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Functional Safety for engine control units – use in mobile cranes / construction machines / generator-sets – Implementation of ISO 26262:2011

Part within project:

FSM - Functional Safety Manager

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management

  • Specialist for implementation of ISO 26262:2011
  • Specialist for implementation of ISO 26262:2011
  • Overviewing the issue of necessary work products for ISO 26262:2011
  • Creation of the complete FuSy documentation for the project „Panther“
  • Integration of FuSy activities into the new created development process of LEG for the area industry
  • Matching the activities with the external partner TÜV Süd
  • Coordinating the internal activities of Functional Safety with the specialists of the departments system, hardware, software and test
  • Creating templates and checking lists for the planned reviews of the work products
  • Generating the project specific documents which are mandatory for the standard – amongst others creation of the safety plan
  • Cooperation with the customer LMB (Liebherr Machines Bulle, CH)
  • Coordinating reviews for Functional Safety documents
  • Ensure traceability of requirements (development of own macros)
  • Creating a skill-matrix with the departments concerned
  • Training the corresponding staff, following topics were covered:- ISO 26262:2011- ASIL and Decomposition
Executed with: IQ-FMEA 6.5, MS Office, MS Outlook, SVN
10/2013 bis 2/2015:
Huhtamaki Flexible Packaging GmbH & Co. KG, Ronsberg (Allgäu) Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Optimization of development process within development and production Development of an offensive for quality (strategie for the year 2017)

Part within project:

QM Consultant

QM-Consulting

  • Analysis of development processes
  • Analysis of production processes
  • Analysis of quality processes
  • Concept: From quality check to quality control
  • Agreements with all departments concerned
  • Presentation of results to executive board
  • Development and implementation of specific problem solving
  • Generating quality strategy for the year 2017
Executed with: MS Office
10/2013 bis 5/2014:
Preh GmbH, Bad Neustadt an der Saale Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Kollegen Qualitätskonstruktion GmbH)
Project desription: Optimization of realization of FMEA (product and process)

Part within project:

FMEA-consultant, QM consultant

FMEA-Consulting

  • Revision of FMEA guideline
  • Revision of ranking scales
  • Optimization of integration of FMEA within development process
  • New arrangement of responsibilities within the organization
  • Integration of „Special Characteristics“ into development process
  • Training the corresponding staff, following topics were covered:- APQP- PPAP
Executed with:  IQ-FMEA 6.5, MS Office
02/2013 bis 09/2013:  
Siemens AG – Inside e-Car, Nuremberg / Erlangen  (takeover from VePOINT in february 2013) Freelance work (i-Q Schacht & Partner Qualitätskonstruktion)
Project desription: Functional Safety for power electronics in hybrid- and electric vehicles, FMEA moderation (mechanics, hardware) - (ASIL C)

Part within project:

FSM - Functional Safety Manager / SMiP – Safety Manager in Project / FMEA Expert

Funktionale Sicherheit / Functional Safety Management

  • Matching activities with external partner TÜV Nord
  • Cooperating in a platform project as FSM
  • Coordinating the internal activities of Functional Safety
  • Overviewing the issue of necessary work products for ISO 26262:2011
  • Creating templates and supporting creation of incoming documents for determination of critical scopes: - Item Definition- Hazard and Risk Analysis- System Architecture (hardware and software)- Functional Safety Concept / Technical Safety Concept
  • Composing all necessary procedures and tests for these scopes: - development on system level- development on hardware level- development on software level
  • Coordinating reviews for Functional Safety documents
  • Training the corresponding staff, following topics were covered "ISO 26262" and "ASIL and Decomposition"
  • Creating the Skills Matrix for scope FSM (with optional enlargement on all topics) and deriving demand of further education

FMEA-Moderation

  • I
  • nternal coordination of different contact partners
  • Clearing system FMEA with Requirements Engineering
  • Evaluating various OEM specifications
  • Comparing the government requirements / standards
  • Supporting the creation of technical hardware requirements for equivalent FMEAs
  • Creating of all FMEAs with expert contact partners
  • Conforming the APIS® software to company specific requirements
  • Determining special characteristics (SC) together with the mechanics experts
Executed with: IQ-FMEA 6.5, MS Office, MS Outlook,Doors
08/2011 bis 01/2013:
VePOINT GmbH und Co. KG, Nuremberg (takeover by Siemens AG in February 2013) Freelance work (i-Q Schacht &  Partner Qualitätskonstruktion)
Project desription: QM support, FMEA moderation (mechanics, hardware) and Functional Safety for power electronics in hybrid- and electric vehicles (ASIL C)

Part within project:

FMEA Expert / FSM - Functional Safety Manager

QM Support

  • Supporting department in implementation automotive industry processes
  • Training the corresponding staff with regard to different QM topics such as FMEA, APQP, PPAP, Special characteristics
  • Creating internal templates of documents such as: - APQP Overview (8 single Excel sheets)- Run@Rate approval at suppliers (7 spreadsheets)- 8D-Report for suppliers- Office templates (Word / Excel / PowerPoint / Visio)
  • Moderating workshops, topics covered:- decision analysis- cause analysis
  • 3D + 2D drawing reviews together with mechanics team
  • Sorting and labelling necessary international and OEM specific standards and specifications (central storing at intranet)
  • Cooperating in creation and review the monthly quality report
  • Revising the central glossary
  • Creating templates of delivery instructions together with parent company

FMEA- Moderation

  • Internal coordination of different contact partners
  • Clearing system FMEA with Requirements Engineering
  • Evaluating various OEM specifications
  • Clearing specification with Polarion®
  • Comparing the government requirements / standards
  • Breaking down information from the existing system requirements (ENG2) to technical mechanics requirements (ENG4)
  • Supporting the creation of technical hardware requirements for equivalent FMEAs
  • Creating company non-generic ranking scales
  • Gathering a severity matrix to determine topic progression for FMEAs
  • Creating of all FMEAs with expert contact partners
  • Conforming the APIS® Software software to company specific requirements
  • Determining special characteristics (SC) together with the mechanics experts
Functional Safety
  • Matching activities with external partner exida
  • Coordinating the internal activities of Functional Safety
  • Creating templates and supporting creation of incoming documents for determination of critical scopes: - Item Definition- Hazard and Risk Analysis- System Architecture (hardware and software)- Functional Safety Concept / Technical Safety Concept
  • Overviewing the issue of necessary work products for ISO 26262:2011
  • Training the corresponding staff, topics covered: "ISO 26262" and "ASIL und Decomposition"
  • Creating the Skills Matrix for scope FSM (with optional enlargement on all topics) and deriving demand of further education
  • Weiterbildung zum AFSP (Automotive Functional Safety Professional), certified by SGS-TÜV Saar
Executed with: IQ-FMEA 6.0, MS Office, MS Outlook, Polarion
04/2008 bis 07/2011:  
Conti Temic microelectronic GmbH, Nuremberg Project Manager FMEA at Tier1
Project desription:

Design-FMEAs (field: mechanics) for hybrid control systems (ASIL B)

  • Internal coordination of different contact partners
  • Clearing system FMEA with Requirements Engineering
  • Clearing specification with DOORS®
  • Change management with MKS®
  • Comparing the government requirements / standards
  • Creating of all FMEAs with expert contact partners
  • Determining special characteristics (SC) together with equivalent OEMs
  • FSM (Functional Safety Management) / FuSy (Functional Safety) and ISO 26262
  • Documenting and pursuing open questions
  • Cooperating with scope hardware (electronic components) and software
  • Integration of the SN29500 - Birolini / ConCERT® Tool owned by Conti for determination of error probability of default at electronic components
  • Coordinating with departments in Europe / Process FMEA
  • Arrangements and reviews with various customers / OEMs
  • Training the corresponding staff with regard to different QM topics such as APQP, PPAP, Run@Rate, FMEA, SPC, MSA, PokaYoke, …
Executed with: IQ-FMEA 5.1 und 6.0, MS Office, LotusNotes
2003 bis 2008:
General Motors Austria, Aspern (Austria) Project Manager at the service provider
Project desription:

Complete process-FMEA-workshops for the M20/32 drive at the production site Aspern (GM Austria) from 2003 to 2005 with the entire production process of internally manufactured components as well the installation of the complete drive (approx. 120 days)

Integration of re-built and new devices from 2005 to 2008 (approx. 20 days)

  • Preparatory conversations with the persons responsible for the project
  • Conducting the entire workshops
  • Documentation of the results on the computer (partly bilingually) during the event
  • Translating for the participants from different countries
  • Revising the results and preparing risk lists
Executed with: MS Excel, FMEA-Pro, PLATO-FMEA
2004 bis 2007:
General Motors Powertrain Hungary, Szentgotthárd Project Manager at the service provider
Project desription:

Complete process-FMEA-workshops for the Family 1 engines at the production site Szentgotthárd (GM Hungary) from 2004 to 2007 with the entire production process of internally manufactured components as well as the installation of the complete engine (approx. 80 days)

  • Preparatory conversations with the persons responsible for the project
  • Conducting the entire workshops
  • Dokumentation der Ergebnisse auf dem Rechner (zum Teil zweisprachig) während der VeranstaltungDocumentation of the results on the computer (partly bilingually) during the event
  • Translating for the participants from different countries
  • Revising the results and preparing risk lists
Executed with: MS Excel, FMEA-Pro, PLATO-FMEA
2003 bis 2007:
General Motors Europe, Rüsselsheim, Trollhättan (Sweden), Turin (Italy), Luton (England) Project Manager at the service provider
Project desription:

Introduction to the Cost Management Process. During the development, this process contributes to a balance between quality, time and costs. Alongside the vehicle development process, it is the one that has turned into the central process of GM development process throughout the world

  • Planning a process in order to develop a vehicle in a cost-effective manner
  • Support in preparing the database with Access
  • Preparing the entire training documents
  • Consultations with international colleagues in USA, Korea, Australia, Brazil and China
  • Training of all engineers who are involved in the project at the European development sites
Executed with: MS Access, MS Powerpoint
2001 bis 2007:
General Motors Europe, Rüsselsheim, Trollhättan (Sweden), Turin (Italy), Luton (England) Project Manager at the service provider
Project desription: GVDP (Global Vehicle Development Process), the central development process of GM throughout the world according to which all the cars are developed in the company worldwide
  • Preparing the entire training documents
  • Consultations with international colleagues in USA, Korea, Australia, Brazil and China
  • Training of all the engineers involved in the project at the European development sites
  • Support in the continuous development of the process for new vehicle projects
Executed with: MS Access, MS Powerpoint
1994 bis 2007:  
Adam Opel AG, Rüsselsheim Project Manager at the service provider
Project desription:

Conducting approx. 250 workshops with about 550 training days in the development centre at the Adam Opel AG in Rüsselsheim from 1994 to 2007. The topics dealt with all the FMEA types:

  • System FMEA,
  • Design FMEA (Design),
  • Process FMEA and
  • Machine FMEA.
  • The topics also covered special fields such as: metals, plastic materials, elastomers, single parts and components as well as modules and systems.

Over the last 6 years, the focus was especially put on carrying out FMEAs in the field of electrical and electronic engineering:

  • control systems, CAN-bus and other applications (hereby working together with the majority of the leading automotive suppliers)
  • Preparatory conversations with the persons responsible for the project
  • Supporting them to invite the participants
  • Conducting independently the entire workshops
  • Documentation of the results on the computer (partly bilingually) during the event
  • Translating for participants from different countries
  • Revising the results and preparing risk lists
Executed with: MS Excel, MS Word, FMEA-Pro, PLATO-FMEA
2001 bis 2006:
General Motors Europe, Rüsselsheim, Bochum, Aspern (Austria), Turin (Italiy), Trollhättan, Göteborg (Sweden), Luton, Ellesmere Port (England) Project Manager at the service provider
Project desription:

Development, training and implementation of KCDS (Key Characteristic Designation Process)

  • Supporting the planning of internal procedures
  • Developing training measures
  • Training the staff involved that works at the development and the production sites
Executed with: MS Word, MS Powerpoint
1995 bis 2005:
General Motors Europe, Rüsselsheim, Bochum, Eisenach, Kaiserslautern, Aspern Trainer and Moderator
Project desription:

Training of about 1,200 managers of General Motors on how to accomplish the GM TQM-strategy „Quality Network“ from 1995 to 2005; approx. 300 training days

  • Supporting the planning of the training material
  • Supporting the development of case examples
  • Supporting the testing of procedures in pilot meetings
  • Training the staff
Executed with: MS Office
2000 bis 2003:
Adam Opel AG, Rüsselsheim Project Manager at the service provider
Project desription:

Complete process-FMEA-workshops for the F 40 drive at the production site Rüsselsheim (Adam Opel AG) from 2000 to 2003 with the entire production process of internally manufactured components as well the installation of the complete drive (approx. 95 days)

  • Preparatory conversations with the persons responsible for the project
  • Supporting them to invite the participants
  • Conducting independently the entire workshops
  • Documentation of the results on the computer (partly bilingually) during the event
  • Translating for participants from different countries
  • Revising the results and preparing risk lists
Executed with: MS Excel, FMEA-Pro
1994 / 1995:
Adam Opel AG, Rüsselsheim Project Manager at the service provider
Project desription:

Introduction of FMEA at the development centre of Adam Opel AG in Rüsselsheim in 1994 / 1995; about 50 training days

  • Preparing the training documents
  • Supporting the development of case examples
  • Testing the procedures in pilot meetings
Executed with: MS Office
1996 bis heute:
Various suppliers for the automotive industry, on-site Project manager (moderator and trainer)

Project desription:

 

 

  • Listing of each company would be too long at this place. On your request we would like to send you detailed information within a PDF file.

The topics have included in particular Functional Safety, FMEAs and more QM-techniques such as APQP, PPAP / PPF / EMPB, Run@Rate, KCDS, SPC, MSA, PokaYoke, GVDP, CMP etc. at the automotive suppliers as well as the actual implementation in the existing business processes.

Executed with:  MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint, FMEA-Pro, PLATO-FMEA, IQ-FMEA
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Date of Project history: 2021-04-01