Euro-Symbiose contributes to deployment of a project management training following the APQP/PPAP within Liebherr-France SAS

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Euro-Symbiose contributes to deployment of a project management training following the APQP/PPAP within Liebherr-France SAS


The Liebherr Group is a familial company especially effective in the manufacturing of construction machines, machine tools, refrigerators or also aeronautic equipment. Liebherr-France SAS whose the production site of crawler excavators, based in Colmar in Alsace, collaborates with Euro-Symbiose since 2011 on different training thematic.

This year, Liebherr-France SAS has called on Euro-Symbiose within the scope of project management training following the APQP/PPAP methodology entitled “The APQP base of the quality for projects of new product developments”. This request followed on from a problematic linked to the quality and customer relations during the launch of new products.

Isabelle Delugré, consultant-trainer of Euro-Symbiose, in charge of this mission offered to representatives from Liebherr-France SAS to train 6 multidisciplinary groups because their action-training is addressed to 55 project players of the company (purchases, design office, methods, industrialization, quality…).

The objectives of this training were to:

- Understanding the concepts and proceeding of the project management method and product approval prescribed by the automotive manufacturers;
- Being able to understand the Liebherr special features and understand how to apply the approach for the sake of control of risks and efficiencies;
- Making everyone acquire common grounds and shared as regards project management.

Moreover, the trainees had to become aware of the importance of project management, to understand the basics and essentials and the training action should produce an improvement of product quality as soon as they are started.

Thanks to a playful and active pedagogy composed of pedagogical exercises and sequence of concept appropriation, results of this training were convincing. Indeed, this training aroused interest of all trainees.

To date, Liebherr-France SAS is satisfied with cooperative work applied with Euro-Symbiose and wants to continue it in the coming months.