chief operations officer - Amsterdam
working with motivated colleagues on converting challenges from customers into opportunities is our daily fuel of existence.
After obtaining his Mechanical Engineering bachelor degree at the Technical University of Alkmaar, Tim Steltenpool (1980) conducted a masters in Technology & Management at Delft University. His internship and final thesis for this masters study got shape at AMS Group in 2006. During this period, Tim stayed a long period with AMS in Guangzhou and the assembly facility in Foshan – PR China.
The good cooperation with Tim and AMS resulted in a firm employment contract and his appointment as project manager. In this capacity, Tim has worked over the years on several complex programs and assisted clients with his smart and solution oriented support. Tim has a wide knowledge of manufacturing processes and in particular those for implementation in the China supply chains. Furthermore, he has intensely cooperated with renowned product design companies that resulted in realization of complete new product lines for our client base.
Since October 2012 Tim shifted his full-time responsibility to the AMS China assembly operations.
In this job he is responsible for the operation execution and manufacturing strategy in China, as well as assuring close coopertion with AMS development teams in Amsterdam.
In August 2016 Tim returned to the head office in Amsterdam, from where he oversees the actual operations by the de-centralized teams in Foshan & Shenzhen (China).