Ulrich Huber

Senior Knowledge Expert, Cologne, Germany

Ulrich is a senior knowledge expert in McKinsey's Quality, Compliance, and Remediation practice. Based in Cologne, he serves primarily the automotive, advanced-electronics, and chemicals industries, emphasizing Lean Management and Six Sigma-based methodologies in manufacturing.

Publications

Reinventing the QMS

Zero is the ultimate goal for quality management systems

The hard part: Quality culture

Leading companies demonstrate that the right quality culture can be actively shaped for competitive advantage

Quality as a growth driver

An interview with Volvo Car's quality executive provides insights into the company's aspirations to be a global top-tier luxury car provider and how its quality transformation program will be one of the keys to its success

Development improvements with quality gates

Quality gates are an important way to increase competitiveness and should be used to boost development in a practical way

Cashing in on a quality transformation

Automotive companies can improve profit by systematically building quality, which frees up revenue

A transformative experience for leading a transformation

Giving senior leaders hands-on, digitally enhanced experience with lean management helped one major industrial manufacturer kick-start its quality transformation.