Keno Theile

PhD Candidate

Keno Theile joined Kühne Logistics University in August 2019 as a PhD candidate under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Kai Hoberg. His research will focus on the risk management of intra-logistic in the context of supply chain management.

He received his Master degree with distinction from the Technical University of Hamburg in Industrial engineering concentrating on logistics and supply chain risk management. Within this period, he spent a semester abroad at Denmark’s Technical University in Copenhagen. In 2014, he received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in mechatronics from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University while being employed by the Daimler AG.

Between his academic studies, he gained over three years of professional experience at the Mercedes Benz plants Sindelfingen and Bremen in the field of supply chain management. With responsibilities for supplier quality and as an process and quality management auditor with international workplaces in Europe and Asia, he developed a broad practical knowledge of supply chain management.

Contact

Tel: +49 40 328 707 100
Fax: +49 40 328 707 100
keno.theile@the-klu.org

Networks

Academic Position

Since 2019 Research Associate in Supply Chain Management, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany

Professional Experience

2018-2019 Quality Engineer for Claim Management, Mercedes-Benz Plant, Bremen, Germany
2016-2017 Student Management Consulting, Hanseatic Consulting, Hamburg, Germany
2014-2016 Quality Engineer in the Internatonal Ramp-up Support Team, Mercedes-Benz Plant, Sindelfingen, Germany
2013-2014 Assistant to Plant Manager, Mercedes-Benz Plant, Vietnam (on the job training as part of cooperative study program)
2013 Project Autonomous exhaust emission test driving, Mercedes-Benz Plant, Bremen, Germany (on the job training as part of cooperative study program)
2012 Quality-Management in Research and Development, Mercedes-Benz Plant, Sindelfingen, Germany (on the job training as part of cooperative study program)
2011 Basic Mechanical Processing Workshops, Mercedes-Benz Plants, Bremen / Sindelfingen, Germany (on the job training as part of cooperative study program)

Education

Since 2019 PhD Candidate in Supply Chain Management, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2018 MSc in International Management and Engineering, Technical University of Hamburg, Germany
2017 Exchange Semester, Technical University of Denmark
2014 Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics, Badeb.-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Germany