WHO WE ARE

What distinguishes us is our operational experience, reliability and comprehensive service. Our greatest goal is customer satisfaction and the achievement of measurable results that translate into mutual success.

Honesty and transparency

  • Regardless of the type and scale of a problem, these values are essential to us. Such work ethos directly translates into building common understanding and trust. In our opinion these features form the only solid foundation of success.

Effectiveness

  • Finding a proper solution to a problem helps to reduce ineffectiveness, time, and resources needed. That is why we always search for the most effective and optimized ways to solve problems, which we treat as challenges. DB77 team works fast and effectively.

Passion, experience and life-long learning attitude

  • We gained our knowledge and skills throughout the years of experience. Our main work motivation is the willingness to share our experience to improve the effectiveness of our customers. However, we are not content with the knowledge we have acquired so far since we believe in constant development.
  • We are a team with a unique history, which has grown into one of mid-size Tier 1 automotive suppliers.
  • As a team we have completed full restructuring of the Group on three continents, doubling its turnover and the number of customers. As a result of our work the Group became modern and profitable.
  • Our next success was completing the takeover of a global Tier-1 insolvent manufacturer, which was realized in four countries on three continents simultaneously.
  • Thanks to the experience gained throughout the years, we are able to solve problems rapidly and effectively.

The core of the team has extensive international experience in the automotive supply chain all over the world.

We do this because:

  • We have a wealth of skills and contacts.
  • We are highly motivated.
  • Despite our experience we would like to continue to learn.
  • There is a lack of professional services of this kind.
  • We know that we are qualified to do it.

“It is the people who determine the success.”

WHAT WE DO

GROWTH AND STRATEGY CONSULTING

  • The development of suppliers and their transformation at different stages of development
  • Mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, takeover processes and post-merger integration activities to achieve the expected synergy
  • Comprehensive and strategic reorganization of customer relations – contract renegotiations
  • Human resources development and talent management
  • Change management in organizations
  • Financial management

Operational activity

  • Optimization of manufacturing processes
  • Purchase and supply chain management (simplification, cost reduction, optimization of location)
  • Comprehensive and strategic reorganization of customer relations – contract renegotiations
  • Redesign of organizational structure and operational model
  • Overhead cost reduction; benchmarking and performance metrics, improving organizational effectiveness
  • Custom training programs; comprehensive services starting from an initial concept and ending with solution delivery

Crisis management

  • Implementation of crisis communication throughout the supply chain
  • Preparation of risk maps and contingency plans for crisis situations
  • Supervision of the execution of action plans, progress, and risk reporting in accordance with predetermined arrangements
  • Organization of special transport to ensure security of supply chain
  • Providing residents at supplier’s and customer’s plant
  • Interim management

Audits and market research

  • Support with preparation for audits: ISO/TS 16949 and VDA 6.3
  • Administration of comprehensive audits to check compliance with ISO/TS 16949 and VDA standards; provision of post-audit recommendations reports
  • Preparation and implementation of procedures in line with CSR
  • Systematic supervision of the development of Tier-1 and Tier-2 providers
  • Market research in technical and economic areas

“We know our abilities.”

HOW WE WORK

  • High involvement at every stage of the project which is the key to success and our competitive advantage.
  • Internal motivation as a way to maintain high effectiveness.
  • Painstaking work
  • Approach that assumes that customers’ problems are our problems

Lean organisation

  • A dedicated team, tailored to your specific needs.
  • Professional consultants led by DB77 Executive Partner.
  • Planning, doing, checking, reacting

Methodology based on ISO/TS

  • Our work methodology is based on automotive standards as well as the best practices and experience gained in the automotive world.

Training based on the Total Coaching model

  • We created our own coaching model – Total Coaching – encapsulating a wide range of systematized, specialized knowledge to develop our team for our customers.

Communication and reporting based on AQ Report Platform

  • We have created our own communication and reporting model because we know the real value of proper communication: AQ Reporting® platform was built to provide immediate access to information.

Critical shipment support – eGPS Logistic Platform®

  • Critical shipment requires special care. Since we use the services of eGPS Logistic Platform® we can assure you that your goods will arrive to its destination on time.

Compliance with ISO 27001 information security standards

  • The real assets of the company are its know-how and. That is why they have to be protected properly. Our work is carried out in accordance with the best standards under the supervision of certified auditors.

Global reach

  • The adopted work methodology allows us to work globally.

Network of associates across four continents

  • We boast an extensive network of associates and co-workers which was built over many years of work in the global environment.

High mobility of task teams

  • Our task teams are characterized by: high motivation, great flexibility, readiness to work in any place.

“Confidence + Competence = Effectiveness”

TEAM

Piotr Wisniewski managing director

Dr. Piotr Wiśniewski has over 10 years of experience in the field of company management including management of big manufacturing entities, and more than 6 years of experience in international automotive companies (Europe, China, India, Brazil, NAFTA countries). Prior to that, Dr. Piotr Wiśniewski had been working as an external consultant and tax advisor for 5 years.

Main competences

Main competences of Piotr include financial management and taxes optimization. He is experienced in M&A processes as well as IPO. During the last couple of years, he conducted activities aiming at the development global companies operating on the automotive market. Piotr is currently responsible for companies’ development and team management.

Education

Piotr is a graduate of Harvard Business School in General Management Program.

He earned the title of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economic Sciences at Poznan University of Economics, faculty: Management Science.

Piotr graduated from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń with a Master’s degree in Financial Management (faculty: Economics and Management Sciences, specialization: Financial Management).

Projects

Piotr managed a number of projects of acquisitions and reorganizations in many companies on different levels of development. The most important of his projects, while holding the position of CEO, was tier-1 supplier takeover from the four independent insolvent plants, and the company’s reorganization to the level of global supplier, which within the next few years managed to win a number of awards from global OEMs.

The core team of DB77 consists of former managers who worked for suppliers of automotive components and food products. Support team consists of a number of consultants dedicated to particular tasks. Depending on the needs, it is additionally strengthened by complementary teams. DB77 principle is that every our employee has to have several years of experience as a manager in a medium or large production unit before starting work as a consultant in our company.
The implementation of each task begins with the presentation of all team members and their achievements.

Depending on the needs of the team, DB77 is supplemented by consultants who are not permanent employees of DB77. Each of our temporary consultants has been trained by DB77 both in terms of our working methods and ethical principles.
The use of external consultants allows us to maintain appropriate balance between the highest quality of services provided and their cost.

CAREERS

GRADUATES

Have you just graduated from technical or economic studies, and do you have limited job experience?

Are you willing to learn and develop?

Do you want to use your skills and creativity?

Do you speak English/German/French… or other languages?

If so, join us as a junior consultant for the automotive business area.

EXPERTS

Are you an expert in the automotive sector in the area of logistics, operations, production management, quality, or auditing?

Do you have high personal standards?

Are you honest and transparent?

Are professionalism, high effectiveness and involvement your strengths?

If the answer is yes, you may be a perfect candidate to join DB77 as a Senior Consultant, or Project Manager.

Please, send us your complete application (CV, cover letter, certificates, references) in English.

”We believe in learning by doing.”

CONTACT

DB77 Consulting Sp. z o.o.

Żółkiewskiego 31

87-100 Torun

Poland