andré schröder - ceo and founder

André Schröder

CEO + Founder of S Plus

Consult André founded S Plus Consult in 2011.

As lead sensei and executive coach Andre has supported change across multisite global operations. The complexity and scale ranges from Value Stream to Enterprise Transformations.

In the last 20 years André has gained an extensive amount of CI experiences in his role of: Senior Leader Coach, CI teacher, Lean Expert, Lean Champion, Lean Team Leader, Sensei, CI Director & Deployment Leader , Six Sigma Senior Master Black Belt, Deployment Leader, Content Manager and Lead Trainer. Value Streams: order to cash, manufacturing, operations, production, supply chain, purchasing, sales and product development and R&D, submission chain, HR & people development, qualification & training.

Andre has developed and guided organizations from initial lean exposure to fully self-sustaining levels. He has coached, developed and trained 150+ leaders, 200+ experts and 500+ members.

Mayor Experiences:

  • Head of Quality Management and Six Sigma, Bosch Rexroth (1y)
  • Six Sigma Content Manager, Roll Out Manager and Lead Trainer, Siemens Learning Campus (7y)
  • Project Director Capex-/Invest-Projects, Facility Manager Honeywell Europe (6y)
  • Key Account Manager Siemens Six Sigma Training Business global (3y)
  • CI Director Novelis Europe, Rolling & Recycling (6y)

Some of the business results of André are:

  • Double digit productivity gains
  • Lean Transformation ROI´s ranging between 3 and higher than 20
  • guided/led 4 business unit transformations with more then 5200 people involved (CI capability development at all hierarchical levels)
  • Capacity improvements (without mayor invest) between 10% - 70%
  • Lead Time and Flow Time reductions between 20% - 80%

Andre graduated in civil engineering @ University Hannover, Germany His formal Lean education begun in 1997(Renault Institute of Quality Management), he is certified Lean Master and Senior Master Black Belt Six Sigma.

Area of Business: Construction Industry, Automation & Drives, Power Generation, Automotive Industry, Food Specialties, Pharmaceutical -, Medical -, Chemical Industry, Industrial Hydraulics, Aluminium Industry, Consultancy, Training & Qualification.

Countries: Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands & USA.

André lives in Germany and speaks German & English fluently.