• Head of Manufacturing Engineering
Jörg Spindler

Jörg Spindler was born in Stuttgart in 1968. After studying Mechanical Engineering, he began his career at AUDI AG in 1995 in Body Shop Production Planning in Ingolstadt. After various positions in Production Planning, the graduate engineer moved to the Audi site in Neckarsulm in 2001, where he assumed his first management position as Head of Project Steering in Plant Engineering.

In 2005 Spindler moved to Volkswagen Slovakia, where he was responsible for Project Steering for the Audi Q7 Body Shop. He returned to Neckarsulm in 2006. That same year, he became Project Manager for the Porsche Panamera within the Audi Tool Shop. Two years later, Spindler was in charge of the Plant Systems/Fixtures segment in the Neckarsulm Tool Shop. In 2010 he was promoted to Site Coordinator for the Neckarsulm Tool Shop and Head of the Neckarsulm Tool Shop segment.

Jörg Spindler became Head of the Tool Shop of AUDI AG in 2016 and was thus responsible for the toolmaking sites in Ingolstadt, Neckarsulm, Győr/Hungary, Audi Tooling Barcelona (ATB) in Martorell, Spain, and Audi Tooling China (ATC) in Beijing, China. In this function, he was also in charge of the Competence Center for Equipment and Metal Forming Technology and thus also of the Press Shops of the Audi Group. In addition, he has coordinated the toolmaking operations of the Volkswagen Group since 2017.

Since October 1, 2019, Spindler has been responsible for manufacturing engineering. Spindler's team plans all production processes from the Press Shop to the Body Shop, the Paint Shop, Assembly Shop, and high-voltage systems for Audi Group plants. The newly created area develops new manufacturing technologies and builds special equipment and plant systems. It creates the basis for the production of premium automobiles of the highest quality through efficient manufacturing processes.