Torben Prentler – The conscientious one

Quality assurance


  • grounded, calm temperament
  • extremely fussy, very precise
  • patient
  • objective
  • diplomatic
  • keeps his cool even though, as QA manager, he often has to square the circle and is regularly exposed to criticism

Passionate about

  • family
  • kids
  • dog


  • Kirchhoff Automotiv (Iserlohn / Attendorn)
  • Toolmaker at Egon Grosshaus GmbH, Lennestadt
  • Internal Quality Auditor on the basis of ISO 9001
  • Internal Quality Auditor on the basis of ISO/TS 16949
  • Automotive Core Tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, SPC, MSA)
  • IATF 16949 – advanced training for 1st/2nd party Auditors

Career at Eckel Federn

  • joined the family business in 2015 because of a manpower bottleneck in quality management
  • jumping in at the deep end
  • Auditor training, trainings automotive tools
  • Quality Management Manager
  • knows both sides: quality assurance and the requirements of production

Job passions

  • responsibility
  • developing something that benefits the company
  • contributing substantially to the company’s success

Meaning of success

  • The feeling of the company having made progress after the work is done.
  • When work progresses almost without a hitch.