Our Team

Albert Eisele - Master Black Belt, Consultant and Coach


Albert Eisele started his career as a master craftsman in metal and as a technician in quality management. From 1980 to 2013 Mr. Eisele worked for the Ford Motor Company where he acquired a wide expertise in the fields production and management.

He was responsible for the implementation of Lean Management and the introduction of Six Sigma in Ford Saarlouis. From 2003 to 2004, he completed his Six Sigma Black Belt training and added the Six Sigma Master Black Belt Level II a few years later. During his time at Ford he also worked freelance as a Senior Lean Consultant for process improvement at the Lean Institute®. His collected experience and knowledge in the area of Six Sigma is very helpful in his work as a university lecturer at the ASW Saarland. From more than 20 Green Belt and 10 Black Belt courses in the past years, which he has given, he has gained a lot of experience as a Six Sigma trainer.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Korne - Master Black Belt, Professor at the htw saar, Partner IPL and Senior-Consultant


Mr. Korne studied design and production engineering at the Saarland University. From 1998 to 2012 he was employed by the Ford Motor Company. During this time he was able to gain experience in the areas of production and supply chain management. For several years he supported the quality improvement of the production site in Saarlouis as Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He completed his training as a Master Black Belt at the Six Sigma Academy Detroit/Cologne in 2007. Since then he has been involved in many Six Sigma projects and has also given several lectures on the subject.

Parallel to his professional activities, he did his doctorate at the Saarland University. Since October 2012, Thomas Korne has been working as Professor for International Logistics Management at the htw saar.

Prof. Dr. Dieter Steinmann - Professor at the HS Trier, Senior-Consultant


Mr. Steinmann studied industrial engineering and management at the Technical University of Darmstadt with a focus on electromechanical design. Afterwards he received his doctorate at the University of Saarland under Prof. Dr. A.-W. Scheer at the Institute for Business Informatics.

Since 1993, Mr. Steinmann has been working at the University of Applied Sciences in Trier in the Department of Business Administration and in the newly founded Department of Economics.

In addition to his teaching function at the HS Trier, he works as an independent management consultant at the Institute for Production and Logistics Systems Prof. Schmidt GmbH.

In numerous projects Mr. Steinmann has efficiently designed and improved the business processes of companies. In addition, Mr. Steinmann advises companies on the digitalization of business models and their processes.

Dipl.-Ing. Lutz Tückmantel - Master Black Belt, Consultant and Coach

Mr. Tückmantel studied design engineering at the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences and wrote his diploma thesis in 1993 at ABB in Langenfeld. In 1994 he started his career at the Ford Motor Company in Cologne. At the locations Cologne, Portugal, USA and Saarlouis Mr. Tückmantel managed numerous quality and engineering projects. From lean production of automatic transmissions to the responsibility of Six Sigma projects with annual savings of several million euros as Master Black Belt. His coaching experience includes the training of 300 Green Belts, 160 Black Belts and 44 MBB's. He followed the call to General Electric in Jenbach, Austria to give Six Sigma new momentum.

Today Mr. Tückmantel is a partner and managing director at Cambridge Management Engineers GmbH. His main focus is on supply chain management and quality improvement for SMEs, as well as for large companies.

Mr. Tückmantel sees a shift in the use of Six Sigma. It has developed from project work to a process which is able, through the use of AI-based analysis tools and statistics, to serach big data and find the right answers for continuous improvement.