In April 2007 Mr. Dipl.-Ing. (BA) Stefan Burkart started his freelance work. He received a degree in mechanical engineering (1993) from Berufsakademie Ravensburg (College of Applied Engineering, Ravensburg, Germany). He worked for several well-known gear manufacturers and worked on turbo, wind power, automotive and industrial gears.
Extensive consulting about gear and drivetrain related topics are being offered. The focus is on turbo and wind power gears and on gears for test stands. The main activities include consulting on drivetrain and gearbox development, know-how transfer and training, advance engineering and gearbox design, support in marketing and sales as well as gearbox failure analysis.
The extensive knowledge on the technology and markets result from the various employments prior to the start of the freelance work. The knowledge base expanded due to various interesting projects, where self-study of new topics was necessary. Since the start of the freelance work the scope of service has constantly increased.
The stated references give a good outline on the achievements and scope of work performed on various projects. Satisfied customers and successful completed projects are a solid basis for the continued success of future freelance activities.
Count on more than 2 decades in drivetrain experience!
Work experience Dipl.-Ing. (BA) Stefan Burkart
SELF-EMPLOYED since 04/2007
For reference projects select “References” from navigation bar
GE Transportation, Erie, USA (Home Office Schermbeck 01/2008-03/2011)
Global Sales Leader Drivetrain Technologies
Build up and lead the global sales team (drivetrain systems for wind turbines)
Consult about product development (wind power gearbox, drivetrain)
Zollern Dorstener Antriebstechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Dorsten
Technical Manager, wind power and industrial gears
BHS Getriebe GmbH, Sonthofen
Manager project & Sales, turbo gears, amongst other things market entry Japan
Design Engineer, turbo epicyclic and turbo parallel shaft gearboxes
Robert Bosch GmbH, Blaichach
Development Engineering ABS/ASR/FDR-hydraulic unit
ZF Industries, Inc., Gainesville, USA
Internee / Test engineer gear manufacturing, gear honing