A conversation with Stefan Jehle, Sales Director Automation Systems: The fascination with e-mobility

Stefan Jehle has been part of Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH for over 30 years. Today, in the context of the mobility revolution, he is taking on a new challenge: e-mobility.
In this interview, we find out what he particularly enjoys about this task, why Liebherr has specialized in the assembly of battery packs, and what the future holds.

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Women@Liebherr: A conversation with Lena Weiß and Vanessa Maier, Commissioning of Gear Cutting Machines department

Even though traditional gender roles are increasingly and tangibly evolving in the right direction, careers in technology-based trades, in particular, are still dominated by men. How did Lena and Vanessa come to opt for training as electricians?

In this interview, they not only provide an insight into their career development, but also speak about women’s roles in technical professions.

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A conversation with Alexander Bentele and Christian Roth, Project Management: The Big Picture

Led by Alexander Bentele (Gear Technology) and Christian Roth (Automation Systems), Project Management at Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH keeps an eye on the big picture in the company.

In this interview they provide us with insights into the nature of the work as well as the challenges of project management, and they reveal the must-have skill sets project managers need in order to thrive at Liebherr.

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Women@Liebherr: A conversation with Anna-Lena Belm and Martina Waldmann, Industrial Engineering

Anna-Lena and Martina have been dedicated engineers and loyal Liebherr employees ever since they first began their apprenticeships. In our interview, they talk about their daily work as project engineers at Liebherr and how they develop their ideas and their projects. They also provide insights into their most exciting projects and their personal development.

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A conversation with Bernd Rösch, Head of Testing for Gear Technology: planning the unplannable

Bernd Rösch and his 20-strong team help customers on their journey to finding the perfect process and the right machine.

But what exactly does this journey look like? What is a customer test like and what challenges are there in this area? We asked him more about this.

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A conversation with Agnes Schauppel and Martin Schwarzmann, Product Management: the company's clairvoyants

Agnes Schauppel and Martin Schwarzmann work as product managers for gear technology and automation systems. They both completed apprenticeships in other areas. Agnes discovered her passion for technology and her desire for creative and varied work during her training as a technical draftswoman.

But does product management offer this desired variety? What are the challenges you have to deal with in this field? And what future developments can Agnes and Martin see in their crystal balls in the field of gear technology and automation? We'll give you the answers in the interview.

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A conversation with Florian Schuon, Head of Digital Solutions: Actively shaping the future

Florian Schuon has already celebrated several milestones with and at Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH. We sat down with him to talk about the foundation of the Digital Solutions department, the challenges of digital products and the specifics of working in the Liebherr Group.

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The USA Series | Gary Chatell, President Liebherr Gear and Automation Technologies, Inc.

After completing his physics degree, Gary Chatell gained many years of experience working for Japanese companies. He spent more than 30 years with them in total, before becoming President of Liebherr Gear and Automation Technologies, Inc. in Saline, Michigan in 2017.
In our interview, he gives us a little behind-the-scenes insight into Saline, talks about the challenges of the American market and about his experiences with German corporate culture.

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The USA Series | Federico Quesada, Regional Sales Manager

From Costa Rica via Germany to the USA. Originally from Costa Rica, Federico Quesada has been a Regional Sales Manager at Liebherr since 2020. Having studied mechanical engineering at RTWH Aachen, he then spent more than 10 years working in gear technology – specifically in Application Technology and Sales.

We asked him what his job as Regional Sales Manager in the USA and Mexico entails and what challenges his customers face, and spoke about the effects of cultural differences.

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The USA Series | Felix Scholz, Vice President of Service

Felix Scholz has already come a long way in a short time. From his apprenticeship as an industrial mechanic at Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH in Kempten to Vice President (VP) of Service in the USA.

In this interview, you can find out more about the services we offer in North America, about the job of the VP of Service and about Felix Scholz’s personal highlights during his time at Liebherr.

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