Launch Management

Launch Management

Whether as project leader or operationally, we accompany your product launch and ensure the maximum maturity of product development and production preparation

  • Your product development process, whether classic or agile, is the backbone of your innovation and modernization implementation processes

  • We advise you in planning and support you in the successful and targeted implementation of your launch management, regardless of product or department (quality, SCM, development, planning,…)

  • We manage and communicate SMART, agile and pragmatic with all relevant interfaces, whether in a medium-sized company or product launches in a multicorporate partner milieu, from the project premises to the market launch

  • Drescher Consulting works systematically, solution-oriented and according to an interdisciplinary approach


The multi-crisis world market situation poses new challenges for launch management

Supply bottlenecks in materials and equipment procurement, shortened product life cycles or suppliers affected by the crisis, many industries are now facing major challenges when it comes to qualifying and industrializing production processes and products in a way that is neutral in terms of error costs, meets milestones and conforms to requirements.

Successful and foresighted launch management is indispensable for controlling and securing the three aforementioned dimensions of success. Here, the focus is not only on process reliability, but also on a wealth of experience and a pragmatic willingness to make decisions.


Our consulting services are:

  • Interim project management
  • Launch and project management (classic and agile)
  • Interface management
  • Escalation and risk management
  • Task Force
  • Requirements management
  • Quality planning
  • Maturity protection
  • Production process and product releases
  • Product and process validation including audits
  • Supplier development
  • Suppliers and factory steering
  • Production support
  • Implementation plans and qualification (internal and external)
  • Key figure-based control according to KPI and CIP processes


Our approach is standardized but customized

  • We analyze your stakeholders and risks in detail, taking into account the customer ecosystem
  • We determine a needs-oriented implementation plan with you
  • We deliver customized solutions for sustainable implementation – our consultants lend a hand and have the necessary hands-on mentality
  • We take care of monitoring and control in the operative day-to-day business for a continuous improvement of the launch project
  • We combine customer-specific requirements with industry standards, e.g., IATF 16949, VDA 2, VDA 6.3, VDA maturity level assurance (RGA)


Your advantage with Drescher Consulting

  • Many years of in-depth experience with diverse OEM and OES (Tier 1 to N)
  • Extensive expert knowledge and leadership quality
  • Professional reporting from working level to board of directors
  • Conceptual and operational work from one source
  • Pragmatic and team-oriented approach with the project goal in mind
  • Focus on customer and quality
  • Implementation exact fit instead of arbitrary


Project examples

Launch management development electrics / electronics
International multi-project management across all customer sites and product lines as resident and project manager in the respective production plant.

Project management launch management purchased part quality and production quality in premium body construction
Project management with responsibility for results for several vehicle launches for the department of purchased part quality and production quality in body construction. Representation of the customer’s interests in all relevant launch committees from the competence center to the board presentation of status and product.