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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY

GOiNTERIM - Partner of the electrical engineering and electronics industry

For many years, we have been a trusted partner when it comes to personnel support for the electrical engineering and electronics industry.

The following topics are covered by us and our managers:

Market information

Across Germany, the electrical engineering and electronics industry has 888,000 employees (2019) and total sales of €191 billion (2019). This makes the sector the second-largest industry in terms of employees, behind mechanical engineering and ahead of the automotive industry.

It is indispensable within the value chains of the manufacturing sector as a system supplier (e.g. automation, medical technology, signaling technology, security systems/cybersecurity, semiconductors, cable manufacturing/conduit construction, electrical components, battery manufacturing, and in each case the associated service and maintenance).

Industry portfolio and sales

The electrical industry has a very broad portfolio. 80 percent of industry revenues are generated from industrial goods, 12 percent from intermediate goods, and 8 percent from durable goods.
Novel products and systems account for around 45 percent of their sales. Every third innovation in the manufacturing sector is based on solutions from the electrical industry. The basis for this innovative strength is the high level of expenditure on research and development: In 2019, companies in the electrical industry invested a total of 19.1 billion euros in this area.

Official statistics show a total of 3,568 electrical companies in Germany in the economic sectors WZ 26 (“Manufacture of data processing equipment, electronic and optical products”) and WZ 27 (“Manufacture of electrical equipment”). 90 percent of these companies have fewer than 500 employees, reflecting the medium-sized nature of the industry. At the same time, 17 percent of all hidden champions in Germany come from the electrical industry.

As an innovation driver for industry, it is actively shaping the digital transformation in the five lead markets of Industry 4.0, Energy, Mobility, Healthcare and Buildings, as well as in the areas of Cybersecurity, Society & Environment and Education & Research.

The electrical industry is driving networking forward, in its own companies, with suppliers and customers, but also in the private sphere. With its cross-sectional technologies, the electrical industry is a driver of innovation and technical – and thus also social – progress. The industry is characterized by excellent competitiveness and high systems competence.

As a “solutions industry,” it makes a significant contribution to Germany’s future viability and influences people’s lives and the way they live together.

Are you looking for immediate support with a high level of expertise that will lead your project to success quickly and safely? We are here for you.

Reference projects, e.g. from the electrical engineering and electronics industry

CTO/CEO

Automotive supplier
Germany and International
85 mio.€ turnover
Operational management of the production company in the automotive supply industry, optimization of production processes, adaptation ...
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Project for cost optimization in the production of a flat glass manufacturer

For a Japanese flat glass manufacturer with European HQ in Brussels, costs were optimized in their 16 large production plants in Europe. A mid-single-digit million ...
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Supervisory Board

Healthcare
Great Britain
270 million £ turnover
Supervisory Board of a service company, strategic management, co-design and implementation of corporate policy, closure and downsizing ...
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Interim HR

Retail
Austria/Germany
600 Mio.€ turnover
Interim head of HR / personnel management, operational personnel responsibility for the entire group / branches, support in strategy ...
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Interim Director Supply Chain Management

An international group took over a competitor with 35,000 employees at the beginning of the year. The project's operating company was one of these former ...
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Interim CEO / Turnaround at COVID times

The company is one of the most important producers of frozen food in Austria and has been facing a negative business development for more than ...
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