Strategy

GMD Plastic & Leather Systems is an automotive part manufacturer that designs, develops, manufactures, and delivers a wide variety of plastic modules and components for vehicle interiors and exteriors.

GMD Plastic & Leather Systems has advanced expertise in the coating of natural and synthetic leathers for the interior parts of premium vehicles.

To provide for an effective, high-performance organization as well as product quality and competitiveness, GMD Plastic & Leather Systems has implemented, on all of its sites, a common framework of four strategic paths of action in combination with its System for Production Excellence (SPE).

The four strategic paths, developed and applied by GMD Plastic & Leather Systems, are based on shared company culture, tools and processes. They rely on key performance indicators monitored across all sites and foster the profitable growth of GMD Plastic & Leather Systems.

Strategy & organization

Implementation of the four strategic paths of GMD Plastic & Leather Systems and the System for Production Excellence depends on a lean organizational structure that prioritizes solidarity and responsibility

and coordinates the actions of two managerial categories:

  • Plant Managers, who are accountable for results at their locations
  • Department Directors, who ensure application of company strategy