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Karl Kühner

Karl Kühner works as a freelancer for qaps consulting GmbH.
After his studies in mechanical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (KIT), he held various positions at Robert Bosch GmbH and worked in different areas. He can look back on 35 years of professional and management experience in the automotive and supplier industry, always following the principle "go to gemba".

Due to his divergent activities he has exceptional experience in the installation of mechanical and electrical vehicle components, diverse knowledge in the design and manufacture of vehicle wiring harnesses, definition, testing and last but not least manufacturing of automotive connectors.
Extensive practical knowledge in dealing with almost all international vehicle manufacturers, customers and suppliers is part of his competences as well as fundamental experience in intercultural cooperation.

As a consultant he intends and moderates the processes and is always available as an independent expert with his comprehensive knowledge in the automotive industry.

Karl Kühner speaks business fluent German and English.

Core competence & project experience

    • Automotive wiring harness
        ◦ Specification of requirements
        ◦ Selection, design and testing
        ◦ Execution of installation studies wiring harness in the vehicle
    • Connector (low voltage / high voltage)
        ◦ Definition of the necessary connectors
        ◦ Design and testing
    • Component installation
    • Supplier selection
        ◦ Consulting, support
    • Audit
        ◦ Implementation at connector and cable harness manufacturers
    • Project management