Industry

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Director QualityManufacturer of safety modules for machines, drive trains and gears€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Candidates were expected to verify ability based on background with a manufacturer having the highest quality standards

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

It was possible to present outstanding candidates from outside the industry and motivate them to seek the job

LONG-TERM RESULT

The director of quality was able to take over general quality function responsibility for entire European region after six months in the company

Managing Director TechnologyManufacturer of molded parts and modules from high-temperature materials at international production sites; company run by a foundation€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

The manufacturer wanted to achieve level of automotive supply industry in in terms of manufacturing standard

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

External candidates from the automotive supply industry were presented after five weeks; the position was filled after a total of three months

LONG-TERM RESULT

The managing director was able to establish an open culture of improvement and thus increase profitability, despite fierce resistance

VP EngineeringWorld market leader in metalworking manufacturing sector, private equity ownership> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

After a change of management the entire first level in technology was replaced

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Excellent automotive industry expertise, especially in systematic development processes, integrated within the company

LONG-TERM RESULT

A new engineering culture reinforces the position of the company as a leader in innovation on the world market

Talent ManagmenetChemical products manufacturer> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Establishment and structuring of a selection process for trainee development program

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Clear, understandable selection criteria based on the company’s strategy were established

LONG-TERM RESULT

The manufacturer continues to be attractive to potential young executives

Managing Director Sales and TechnologyManufacturer of injection molding tools and plastic molded parts€ 10 – 100 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Introduction of a change of culture by the new managing director

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

It was possible to find and motivate candidates to apply who had considerable technical skills and high aptitude for introducing change in a “tight” market

LONG-TERM RESULT

Together with the advisory board, the new managing director was able to introduce a new management team and stabilize company performance

CEOManufacturer of special-purpose machines for process industry; an international group€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany, Switzerland

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Search conducted with utmost discretion; no suggestion of management weaknesses in the company was to be inferred because of the search

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Within six weeks four qualified candidates could be presented on a single day. A month later the contract with the new CEO was signed

LONG-TERM RESULT

The CEO was able to stabilize the company quickly and set up a high performance management team

CIONon-ferrous metal processing manufacturer, a family business with company management from outside the family€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Strategic IT configuration instead of IT administration as a significant contribution to enterprise success

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

An experienced IT specialist with creative energy and a good match with corporate culture was placed

LONG-TERM RESULT

Acceptance of IT in the company noticeably enhanced