Vita Gerd Faedtke



Expert in the practical application of lean tools to improve quality, costs and delivery. Extensive experience in consulting, coaching and implementing of lean solutions in production.

Industry and Project Experience

"Manager Lean Supplier Optimization" at Ford of Europe.

20 years of professional experience in consulting and manufacturing. Responsible for the optimization of the global/European supply base of Ford Motor Company (Tier 1/2).

Consulting of internal (Ford Motor Company) and supplier management to optimize existing and planned manufacturing systems for all purchased parts and services.

Expert in lean management and problem-solving techniques - with great motivation, enthusiasm and passion for training and teamwork

Execution of improvement projects (workshops) at supplier sites with key suppliers to the automotive industry such as Benteler, Bosch, Brose, Continental, Faurecia, Denso, Lear, Magna, Tenneco, TRW, ThyssenKrupp, ZF, etc.