Managing Director Walter Schock

After studying precision engineering (mechatronics) and various activities in industry as an electronics designer (HW/SW), manager in technical sales, head of development, managing editor of technical documentation, managing director, senior supplier engineer, I am now self-employed as a consulting quality engineer.

More than ten years of experience in the field of quality control of automotive electronics for a German OEM and a German Tier1 (supplier of car infotainment systems).

Knowledge and experience in preventive quality assurance (supplied parts):

  • vendor selection and supplier development
  • component  QA in accordance with the APQP/PPAP (AIAG and VDA)
  • production process QA according to VDA 6.3 and vendor specific audits
  • assessing and releasing of changes (PCN)

Knowledge and experience in complaints management:

  • complaints handling using the 8D-method
  • coordinating/performing of failure analysis
  • performance of training courses, workshops and coaching in complaints management or further topics on request
  • consulting projects for non-automotive suppliers to set up the necessary processes and qualifications or to improve the performance of automotive suppliers (sub-contractor Tier1 and Tier2)


  • Dipl.-Ing. (FH) precision engineering (mechatronics)
  • DGQ auditor
  • VDA6.3 auditor

Auditor service profile/performance profile (PDF).

Detailed job profile available on request or an overview at Xing.