Othmarsingen, Switzerland, December 2, 2015, Andrea Achatz, Director of Engineering Tools Optimization with ALSTOM (Switzerland) Ltd, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in technical consulting.
When it comes to working in the technical world, few consultants are as educated as Ms. Achatz, who has dutifully provided her expertise to the industry for nearly four decades. For the past 17 years, she has dedicated her time and energy to ALSTOM, a global leader in energy, transport, rail infrastructure, power generation and power transmission services. Her strong background in mechanical engineering and design has continually helped companies improve their products while providing clients with the highest level of service.
Although Ms. Achatz began her career as a mechanical engineer and designer, she was immediately noted for her strong background in the consulting and technical environment. She has held the role of director of engineering tools optimization for the past two years. This position has tasked her with a wide array of ongoing responsibilities, including overseeing the different R&D and engineering communities, and the calculation and usage of tools. Above all else, Ms. Achatz takes the greatest pride in putting the right tools in the right process.
Ms. Achatz holds an MBA and master’s degree in mechanical engineering and design, and has also completed additional postgraduate studies in design and manufacturing. Her skills and knowledge extend to research, handling new business development, analysis, product efficiency, product life and prototypes. A strong leader in the creation of effective business plans, she attributes her success to her education, open-mindedness and hard work. As she moves forward with her career, Ms. Achatz intends to continue growing within the technical industry. She is also committed to pursuing further education for herself, understanding that education plays a pivotal role in helping professionals stay relevant in their chosen field of practice.
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