Walter Ellinger has now put his mark on Jörn GmbH for several decades. He joined the firm in 1969 as the first commercial employee. He built up the commercial structures in the business and further developed them in the following years. He became a managing director and partner in 1983. Walter Ellinger is responsible for finances and personnel and decisively influences the positive development of the business to this day.
Following his studies in Industrial Engineering and Management, majoring in Mechanical Engineering at the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, Bernd Ellinger accumulated professional experience in technical sales in the engineering industry. He joined Jörn GmbH in 1997. The introduction of the quality-management system was among his first projects. In the following years, he promoted the internationalisation of the business. He is responsible for purchasing and distribution. Bernd Ellinger became Technical Manager and Partner in 2002; since 2007, he has been the Managing Director for Jörn.
Kai Reinke completed studies in Mechanical Engineering, emphasis on vibration technology, computing and mechatronics at the Universität GH Paderborn. He has been active in the automobile supply industry since 1995. He garnered professional experience as an engineering analyst and product developer, became team leader in development for oscillating elements, then department manager of component strength with computing and testing. He established product development for an international concern in East Asia. In 2008, Kai Reinke came to Jörn as a technical manager.
He has been Technical Director and a partner since 2010.