Meet our brilliant minds
Dr. Ralf Dupont
CEO and Owner

Founder and General Manager with more than 15 years’ experience in precision machining, spindle-development and non-contact bearing technology. Development, Sales, Diamond Turning, Test......good for pretty much everything.

Dr. Jan Engmann
Engineering Manager / Authorized Signatory

Jan completed his PhD at the University of Kaiserslautern in the field of Precision Engineering; Along with Ralf, Jan has been with Levicron since the very beginning and is in charge of development, customer support and maintenance.

Christian Töns
Finance / / Authorized Signatory

After studying law and economics, he initially became a member of the board of directors of his own company and then as a consultant founder of Levicron. Since 2013 permanent team member. He studied law and business.

Dr. Christoph Ruffing
System Engineering and Development

With his PhD in the field of material sciences at the University of Kaiserslautern and a great deal of experience in systems testing Christoph is with Levicron since 2016 and in charge of our test field and testing methods.

Dennis Keck
Production Control and Quality Assurance

Dennis started at Levicron in 2014 after graduating from university with a bachelor degree. Dennis takes charge of the procurement, purchasing and production control.

Tilmann Wolfsgruber
Production Manager

With his expertise and sound knowledge in CNC machining Tilmann is supporting Levicron as CNC machine setter and operator, taking management of production since 2013.

Christian Müller
CNC Grinding

Known as the ‘man with the golden hands’, Christian’s skills enable the surface finishing of Levicron components to be controlled within 1 micron. The backbone and leading hand of our grinding section.

Phillip Schmittat
Diamond Turning / Mechanical Engineering

Having previously been working for the local University he is now enjoying the new challenges of the commercial world. Phillip takes responsibility for CNC diamond turning and design work.

Christian Polke
Assembly and Testing

After starting work at Levicron in the role of CNC machine operator and setter in 2013, Christian achieved promotion to his current position supporting the assembly and test field.

Thorsten Zöller
Assembly and Service

Thorsten joined Levicron in 2015 after working in the precision optics industry, he is now an integral member of the assembly, test and service team.

Kim Kreutzer

(Apart from a short gap) Kim has been part of the Levicron since 2013.
With a degree in precision machining he is responsible for turning and milling spindle parts fixtures.

Tim Hähnel

Tim has been part of our team since the mid of 2017.
He joined Kim and Tilmann in production and operates our CNC lathes.

Jevan Smith
International Sales Manager

With a solid engineering background he was managing a spindle manufacturer from the UK for the last 8 years. Along with the start of Levicron Ltd. in the UK Jevan is now a appreciate part of Levicron and responsible for International Sales.