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Mastering business challenges.

QRelation Management Team

Multi-sector project partner for consulting and implementation, project solutions and management products

Temporary management or expert knowledge for your task

As a reliable and competent partner for SMEs and major corporations, we serve technology sectors such as the aerospace industry, the wind power industry and many more.

We support companies in meeting their future challenges and positioning themselves accordingly in the competitive environment. Our holistic approach includes planning, support during implementation, continuous optimization and qualification.

Our experts understand the problems and challenges, both in development, production and management. Our solution approaches enable your company to be fit for the future and increase your competitiveness.

Thanks to our experience from numerous projects and project management certified according to PMI standards, we always master even larger projects successfully. Our processes and project procedures are documented and we are certified according to DIN EN 9100.

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Corporate Development

  • 2011: Company foundation with focus on interim management
  • 2015: Foundation of subsidiary QRelation Engineering Team
  • 2020: Acquisition of GMA Engineering GmbH

Contract forms

  • Work package
  • Service contract
  • Temporary employment

 

40+ permanently employed specialists

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Experienced managers and experts

Quality management and production support along the entire product development process

  • 15 years professional experience (on average)
  • 50% / 50% women and men
  • 70% / 30% engineers and technicians
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Competencies

Quality management, supplier management, manufacturing technology, digitization, materials management & logistics, first article inspection, IT security & protection as well as process and project management are the focal points of our assignments.

The shareholders

A company of four complementary practitioners

Stefan Karstens

Stefan Karstens

CEO

Entrepreneur, management of engineering service providers.

Stefan Heinsohn

Stefan Heinsohn

CFO

Procurement, logistics, production, finances, marketing and management.

Antony C. Cardozo

Antony C. Cardozo

Managing Partner

Aero, MedTech – Operational & strategic management.

Frank Glade

Frank Glade

Managing Partner

Aero – Strategic management, engineering, production.

The associated partners

Interim and project managers with very special expertise

QRelation partners are all experienced in interim and project management. Each of them has many years of professional experience and very special expertise. Our associated partners (in alphabetical order):

Melanie Albrecht

Melanie Albrecht

Wind energy – Auditor and Quality Manager

Management, control of process projects, offshore wind energy. Expert QM/QA/QC.

Jörn Beier

Jörn Beier

Sales Manager / Recruiting

Highly executive manager in technology and business administration. Automotive and mechanical engineering.

Bernhard Bertrams

Bernhard Bertrams

Business Development

Management, strategy, change management, business development, marketing and sales, M&A.

Carsten Borchert-Peters

Carsten Borchert-Peters

IT Manager / Project Manager

Aligns IT departments and their processes clearly with the strategy and goals of the company.

Britta Burmeister

Britta Burmeister

Medical – QM, IT, Strategy

ISO/IEC 17024 certified expert. IT environment – software & processes, IT management and management consulting.

Martin Dronsek

Martin Dronsek

Aero – Sales, M&A,, ...

Business development, sales & marketing, international management, joint venture, process optimization and restructuring.

Michael Fleischer

Michael Fleischer

Aero – Sales, POA/DOA, MRO

Business development, strategy, program management, maintenance, engineering and manufacturing: approval and QM.

Torven Hartz

Torven Hartz

EMS Production, Logistics

Specialist for electronics production and logistics: personnel, production, processes.

Georg Hemmer

Georg Hemmer

Aero – Business Development, Engineering, Production, …

Sales and marketing, R&D, production, finance and accounting, controlling, personnel.

Klaus Hilbrath

Klaus Hilbrath

Logistics and Supply Chain

Several industries and functions. High methodological competence for production and sales.

Volker Hummel

Volker Hummel

IT Security, QM Processes, FAI, …

Lead auditor QMS / Security engineer: Information security as well as IT security.

Jürgen Jäkel

Jürgen Jäkel

Aero – OEM and direkct customer business

Supply chain management, project management and project implementation for tier one suppliers.

Christian Jauch

Christian Jauch

Organizational Psychologist

Consultant, trainer and coach: Support for change projects, personnel and organizational development.

Maik Leder

Maik Leder

Interim und Change Manager

Management of strategic innovation, project management and product development as well as customer and supplier relations.

Michael Lischke

Michael Lischke

Aero – Training and Consulting

Partner for questions regarding failure and cost reduction in development and production processes.

Daniel Mages

Daniel Mages

Automotive

Project management, project leadership, consulting: test management, software testing, embedded systems.

Marc Maury

Marc Maury

Business Development France

Management of complex, transnational projects in the fields of business development, aerospace & defence, engineering services, etc.

Joachim Meder

Joachim Meder

Aero, Plant Engineering, Wind Energy

Expert around the wide area of construction.

Tobias Möller

Tobias Möller

Aero – Training, EASA, 9001/9100

Consulting and training business in the area of organization and processes.

Jan Nagel

Jan Nagel

Energy, Automotive, Health

Interim manager, project manager or quality assurance manager. Focus on decarbonization and digitization.

Thomas Ruff

Thomas Ruff

Aero, Automotive – Technical Lead

Leading and management of technical business units.

Tarik Sarac

Tarik Sarac

Aero – Engineering Service Provider

Aircraft cabin, conversion and engineering.

Fritz Schaumann

Fritz Schaumann

Aero – Supply Industry

Engineering, production, program and project management, technical management.

Gerd Schellstede

Gerd Schellstede

Aero, Shipbuilding, Automotive, Wind Energy

Fibre composites / composites, deep understanding of materials for manufacturing processes.

Michael Schirmer

Michael Schirmer

Aerospace SMEs

Engineering, business development & sales and strategic planning.

Dirk Tapella

Dirk Tapella

Aero – CEO / CFO

Tricky projects and complex interim mandates within aviation and military sector.

Susanne Weydringer

Susanne Weydringer

Aero – PM, Engineering

Aircraft cabin, conversion and engineering.

Heinz Willich

Heinz Willich

QM, Processes

Program and quality management with focus on supplier development and qualification.

Heino Zaeschmar

Heino Zaeschmar

Logistics and supply chain, various industries

Warehouse and distribution logistics, transport management, supplier management.

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Become a partner

Join our team as an associated partner. Let us achieve goals together but also creating new personal and professional perspectives!

The network of companies

with 200+ experts for topic-related integration

Benefit from our competent network of cooperation and market partners for topic-based collaboration, which we call upon in consultation with you and as required.

Aero, MedTech, ... Engineering

If you require engineering support for aerospace, medical technology, plant engineering and shipbuilding including the appropriate project management also for major projects – talk to our subsidiary QRelation Engineering Team GmbH.

The portfolio includes both the classic development tasks in the areas of development and design as well as calculation, but of course also project and quality management. In addition, production-related engineering services such as production monitoring, testing and initial operation as well as the certification of the solutions are part of the comprehensive range of services.

Digital Transformation

Our cooperation partner Synergeticon is strongly focussed on man-machine interaction and communication in industrial environments.

As a service provider for process analysis, implementation of an intuitive process assistance application and ongoing technical support, Synergeticon offers a smooth transformation to a perfect man-machine-based work environment.

Executive Recruitment

QRelation successfully works with mposition as cooperation partner in the field of executive recruitment, one of its management products.

As a human resource consultancy, mposition provides support in filling vacant positions. The focus lies on working with industrial markets and sectors.

Management Consulting: Automotive, Consumer Goods, ...

PULSAR provides solutions along the vertical value chain from manufacturing, trading and the service sector. PULSAR clients are made up from well established companies to Start-ups. Especially in efficiency driven and highly competitive well known industries i.e. automotive, energy, TMT or fashion can rely on PULSAR.

Quality Assurance

Together with the  TQC Management experts and you, we develop a best fitting framework for your sustainable and economic quality management.

Typical tasks are consulting services on your way to a succesful certification of your quality management system or support in initially establishing a quality organization.

Sales Management / Sales Outsourcing

The company COMPETENCE Business Development GmbH & Co. KG is one of the leading management consultancies for sustainable corporate growth since 2004. The portfolio for clients from medium-sized businesses and industry ranges from strategy development and method planning to the implementation of optimisation and change processes in marketing, sales and corporate management.

COMPETENCE also takes on interim tasks in sales management and acts nationally and internationally as an external sales force in the demanding B2B segment (“sales outsourcing”).

With full commitment

we are active in the following associations and organisations to support the challenges and topics mainly of the aerospace sector.

Dachgesellschaft Deutsches Interim Management e.V.

QRelation is a member of the Dachgesellschaft Deutsches Interim Management e.V. (DDIM), the leading industry representative for professional interim management in Germany. The main tasks of the professional and trade association are the protection of the economic interests of its members and the sustainable promotion of interim management in Germany.

Hamburg Aviation

QRelation is member of Hamburg Aviation. Hamburg Aviation is the brand name of the “Luftfahrtcluster Metropolregion Hamburg e.V.” (Aviation Cluster Hamburg Metropolitan Region), an association of companies, research institutions, educational institutions and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, with the goal of promoting the aviation industry in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region.

Hanse Aerospace

QRelation is member of HANSE-AEROSPACE, Germany’s largest association of small and medium sized aviation and space companies.

Member companies represent a wide spectrum from development companies, manufacturers and maintenance companies to aviation and space oriented service companies (mainly engineer, personal und technical documentation service provider).

Hanseatic Skilled Club

QRelation is member of Hanseatic Skilled Club.

The Hanseatic Skilled Club is a business club for entrepreneurs, executives and managers. The club stands for business cooperation, networking but also for social contacts. Social commitment is an important element of the club and is supported actively by all members.

Niedersachsen Aviation

QRelation is member of Niedersachsen Aviation.

Niedersachsen Aviation is the network for the promotion of the aviation and aerospace industry in Northern Germany. The goal is to strengthen and enhance the national and international competitiveness of Niedersachsen.

SPACE™

SPACE™ (Supply chain Progress towards Aeronautical Community Excellence) stands for: Supply chain Progress towards Aeronautical Community Excellence and is a non-profit association gathering European civil aeronautical industry actors.

The goals of SPACE™, a professional non-profit association, are to pool its available expertise to serve the European aerospace community and to support all local and global projects towards industrial excellence initiatives.

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