An era comes to an end

Gerhard Hosenfeld has worked at KIRCHHOFF Automotive in Iserlohn for 50 years. As a Trainer, the tool maker molded an era of technical employees at the plant. Now, he is retiring.

He began his professional career with an internship as a tool maker. He liked it so much that he received an apprenticeship in this profession. After further training in control engineering, hydraulic systems, pneumatics, and digital technology, he finally qualified as a Trainer. During his career, he passed on his knowledge to more than 300 people.

“I have always enjoyed working with young people. The greatest thing is when they have completed training and find a job,” says Gerhard Hosenfeld.

After 50 years of employment with the Company, he is now retiring. During his retirement ceremony, colleagues and Management said their goodbyes. J. Wolfgang Kirchhoff, CEO of KIRCHHOFF Automotive GmbH, cordially thanked him for his loyalty and incredible cooperation: “Whenever somebody is willing to learn, you had the reputation of doing everything for them. You instilled values in the younger generation. This is something very great, and I thank you for this.“

We wish Gerhard Hosenfeld all the best during his retirement!

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