Peter J. Daenen

Director of Manufacturing Engineering at ICONIQ MOTORS

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27 Years automotive experience in various countries and strategic positions. Manufacturing engineering, setting up new plants, prototype logistics Europe-wide, creating and mentoring multi-functional and -cultural teams. I lived and worked the Japanese way at Mazda headquarters in Hiroshima. Created the Virtual Manufacturing engineering department at Ford in South America. Currently in China, Director of Manufacturing including Civil and SQE for body Tier 2 suppliers.
Previous positions:
- Belgium Ford Genk plant: Production foreman
- Germany Cologne Ford Group staff: Manufacturing engineering
- Portugal AutoEuropa VW-Ford JV: Senior BiW manufacturing engineer (launch of new product/plant/team)
- Brasil Ford SA: Systems engineer (Quality driven BiW build launch specialist)
- Brasil Ford SA: Body leader (Installation/launch of model specific Body equipment)
- Germany/UK Ford: Logistics Svr Cologne/Aveley Pilot Plant (Management of 2 Prototype part warehouses)
- Germany Merkenich Design center: Platform manager positions C1/EuCD (1 platform, various customers)
- Japan Hiroshima: B2e platform manufacturing manager (Creating a platform that works)
- Germany Cologne: B-car vehicle line manager (Guiding the launch of a new platform and vehicle)
- Brasil Ford SA: various Body ME positions, last position Chief Engineer Body ME for South America
- China Qoros Automotive Co. Ltd.: from Sr. Mgr Body ME to latest Director of Manufacturing Engineering

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Director Of Manufacturing Engineering


July 2017 - Present

Independent Consultant

PGR Autodesign Ltd

July 2017 - Present

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