Axel Timme is a Senior Consultant with extensive experience in the automotive industry working for numerous companies including Volkswagen AG in Germany, Volkswagen of America, Porsche. He has held positions ranging from logistics/IT intern and project buyer, all the way to his current position as a Senior Consultant with Porsche. He currently resides in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Axel is an experienced Senior Management Consultant. His expertise with proven work history lie in PMO setup and execution, Supply Chain (Risk) Management, Project Purchasing for new Vehicle Launches, Technical Change Management, IT Project Management, Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement, Optimization in indirect Areas, Data Analysis, New/Smart Mobility and Sales Transformation.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg as well as a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg. During his time there, he received an award from the Volkswagen Student Talent Program. This program supports driven and experienced students who have shown a high quality in their work during their internship at Volkswagen. To be part of this program students must be suggested by their supervisors and they must pass an all-day assessment center.
Axel is a member of VDI, which is the German Engineers Association, dealing with their finances. Axel is responsible for the yearly budget, planning tours, excursions, and events, as well organizing workshops with Volkswagen. This group is organized by bachelor and master students with their major in industrial engineering. The goal of this organization is to organize field trips, events, and workshops. Furthermore, this working group collaborates with the logistics institute of the University of Magdeburg.