|Founded in 1919.|
|Headquarters in Bad Neustadt/Germany.|
|14 Production Sites in 7 Countries on 3 Continents.|
|Active in 6 Business Sectors and Market Leader in a Number of Them.|
|Worldwide Supplier to Customers in the Automotive Industry.|
After two apprenticeships as a farmer and engine fitter, Dr. Büchs studied Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering in Schweinfurt and Berlin from 1971 to 1976. In 1985, he completed his doctorate in Munich. In his professional life, he last worked for Preh and FAG/Schaeffler at a Senior Management level. In October 1991 he took over the company JOPP by majority and converted it into an international system supplier for the automotive industry. He has since been active as President.
Studied Mathematical Economics in Bayreuth and later successfully completed his Engineering Studies. In addition, he is alumnus of the Bavarian Elite Academy. For the first 6 years of his professional life, he worked for Reuters in Frankfurt and London. There he acquired the title of Chartered Financial Analyst. Since 2006 he has performed various functions at JOPP. Since 2008, he has been Managing Director of the JOPP Group with responsibility for Finances, IT and HR.
Studied Mechanical Engineering at University of Technology in Munich. In his professional life, he last worked for Webasto and Northern Automotive Systems Ltd. He most recently headed the sale at FTE automotive for 10 years. Since March 2018 he has performed as Managing Director and he is responsible for the business sector Mechatronis & Driver Interface Systems.
JOPP wants to remain a family-run company in the long run and continue to make decisions irrespective of financial investors and financiers.
To this end, both products and production procedures need to be continuously advanced. It is the company's aim to offer solutions to customers which are valuable, reliable and innovative. Profitability is therefore JOPP's ultimate objective in its corporate actions. JOPP is convinced that this aim can only be achieved with competent and efficient employees who take on responsibility and work together beyond hierarchical and departamental boundaries, both within the company and with customers, suppliers and other partners.
JOPP regards a culture of recognition and appreciation as important, especially in view of the pressure on costs, deadlines and quality from main customers in the automotive industry.
JOPP considers itself to have an advantage over competitors with regard to flexibility and time to market and wishes to maintain these factors with minimum bureaucracy and flat hierarchies. Nevertheless, customers can rely on standardized core processes which match a modern quality management. Through responsible and sustainable economic management, JOPP wants to permanently strengthen its reliability. This also includes consideration of the concerns of employees, their families as well as of natural resources.
JOPP has a structurised system of objectives and key metrics, for which employees are involved during defintion and achievement. In order to achieve a culture of appreciative leadership, JOPP has leadership principles which had been developed commonly.