Person

Priv. Doz. FH-Prof. DI (FH) Klaus Altendorfer PhD

Production planning, manufacturing system design, operations management, stochastic modeling of manufacturing systems, manufacturing system simulation

Education

Johannes Kepler University Linz, Business Administration, Priv. Doz. (Habilitation)
Jun 2011 - Oct 2016
Uni Wien - Betriebswirtschaftliches Zentrum, PhD Logistics and Operations Management, PhD
Oct 2007 - Jan 2011
FH OÖ School of Management, Produktion und Management, DI (FH)
Oct 2002 - Jun 2006
HTL Neufelden, Automatisierungstechnik
Sep 1995 - Jun 2000

Professional career & activities

Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences, Professor, Professor for Production and Operations Management
Sep 2011 - dato
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Vice Dean for Research, at the Degree Programs for Management
Feb 2017 - Jul 2018
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Professor for business administration, Head of the Institute of Production and Logistics Management
Sep 2015 - Mar 2016
FH OÖ Studienbetriebs-GmbH, Assistent Professor , Assistent Professor for Planning and Simulation
Oct 2007 - Aug 2011
FH ÖO F&E GmbH, Reseach Assistant, Production Researcher
Oct 2006 - Sep 2007
Profactor GmbH, Trainee / Freelancer, Production simulation
Jul 2005 - May 2006
BRP Rotax GmbH & Co KG, Project Controller, Project Controlling in R&D
May 2001 - Sep 2002

Research interests

  • Production planning, manufacturing system design, operations management, stochastic modeling of manufacturing systems, manufacturing system simulation
2018
T. Felberbauer, A. Hübl, K. Altendorfer - Strategic Supply Chain Design for an Austrian Winter Road Service Provider - Proceedings of the 2018 Winter Simulation Conference, Göteborg, Sweden, 2018, pp. 3120-3131 more
2018
J. Karder, K. Altendorfer, A. Beham, A. Peirleitner - Regression Methods for Surrogate Modeling of a Real Production System Approximating the Influence on Inventory and Tardiness - Proceedings of the 2018 Winter Simulation Conference, Göteborg, Sweden, 2018, pp. 2037-2048 more
2018
S. Straßer, K. Altendorfer, A. Peirleitner - Sensitivity Analysis of Simulation Study Results on Safety Stock Relaxation in Material Requirement Planning - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advances in System Simulation, Nizza, France, 2018, pp. 23-28 more
2018
K. Altendorfer - Effect of limited capacity on optimal planning parameters for a multi-item production system with setup times and advance demand information - International Journal of Production Research, 2018, pp. 1-22 more
2017
T. Felberbauer, A. Peirleitner, K. Altendorfer - Simulation-based Optimization for a Supply Chain with Load Bundling Opportunity - Simulation in Procuction and Logistics 2017, Kassel, Germany, 2017, pp. 139-148 more
2017
K. Altendorfer - Relation between lead time dependent demand and capacity flexibility in a two-stage supply chain with lost sales - International Journal of Production Economics, 2017, pp. 13-24 more
2016
A. Peirleitner, K. Altendorfer, T. Felberbauer - A simulation approach for multi-stage supply chain optimization to analyze real world transportation effects - Proceedings of the 2016 Winter Simulation Conference, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America, 2016, pp. 2272-2283 more
2016
K. Altendorfer, T. Felberbauer, H. Jodlbauer - Effects of Forecast Errors on Optimal Utilization in Aggregate Production Planning with Stochastic Customer Demand - International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 54, No. 12, 2016, pp. 3718-3735 more
2015
T. Felberbauer, A. Peirleitner, K. Altendorfer - Influence of customer information uncertainties on production order variance for two different kinds of customer order behaviours - 16. Asim Fachtagung, Dortmund, Germany, 2015, pp. 377-386 more
2015
K. Altendorfer, S. Minner - Influence of order acceptance policies on optimal capacity and inventory. - EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, Vol. 243, No. 2, 2015, pp. 555-565 more
2015
K. Altendorfer - Influence of lot size and planned lead time on service level and inventory for a single-stage production system with advance demand information and random required lead times. - International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 170, No. 1, 2015, pp. 478-488 more
2015
A. Hübl, K. Altendorfer - State probabilities for an M/M/1 queuing system with two capacity levels - Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference, Huntington Beach, United States of America, 2015, pp. 2219-2226 more
2015
T. Felberbauer, R. Schnirzer, K. Altendorfer - Comparing different simulation-based optimization approaches for simultaneous optimisation of production planning parameters - 16. Asim Fachtagung, Dortmund, Germany, 2015, pp. 367-376 more
2015
K. Altendorfer, S. Minner - Optimal transportation mode decision for deterministic transportation times, stochastic container arrivals and an intermodal option - Operations Research Proceedings 2015, Vienna, Austria, 2015, pp. 201-207 more
2014
T. Felberbauer, K. Altendorfer - Comparing the performance of two different customer order behaviors within the hierarchical production planning - Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference, Savannah, Gerogia, United States of America, 2014, pp. 2227-2238 more
2014
K. Altendorfer - Influence of lot size and planned lead time on service level and inventory for a single stage make-to-order production system with random required lead times. - 18th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 2014, pp. 1-13 more
2014
K. Altendorfer, A. Hübl, H. Jodlbauer - Periodical capacity setting methods for make-to-order multi machine production systems - INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, Vol. 52, No. 16, 2014, pp. 4768-4784 more
2014
T. Felberbauer, K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer - Integrating the Stochastic of Forecast Errors and Demand Fluctuation into the Hierarchical Production Planning using a Planned Utilization Factor - 18th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 2014, pp. 13 more
2014
K. Altendorfer - Capacity and Inventory Planning for Make-to-Order Production Systems - Springer, 2014 more
2014
K. Altendorfer, S. Minner - A comparison of make-to-stock and make-to-order in multi-product manufacturing systems with variable due dates - IIE TRANSACTIONS, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2014, pp. 197-212 more
2013
T. Felberbauer, K. Altendorfer, D. Gruber, A. Hübl - Application of a generic simulation model to optimize production and workforce planning at an automotive supplier - Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference, Washington DC, United States of America, 2013, pp. 9 more
2013
T. Felberbauer, K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer - Linking deterministic aggregate production planning with a stochastic simulation model using a planned utilization factor - 15th ASIM Dedicated Conference on Simulation in Production and Logistics, Paderborn, Germany, 2013, pp. 621-630 more
2013
A. Hübl, H. Jodlbauer, K. Altendorfer - Influence of dispatching rules on average production lead time for multi-stage production systems - INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, Vol. 144, No. 2, 2013, pp. 479-484 more
2012
T. Felberbauer, K. Altendorfer, A. Hübl - Using a scalable simulation model to evaluate the performance of production system segmentation in a combined MRP and KANBAN system - Proceedings of 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, Berlin, Germany, 2012, pp. 12 more
2012
A. Beham, E. Pitzer, S. Wagner, M. Affenzeller, K. Altendorfer, T. Felberbauer, M. Bäck - Integration of Flexible Interfaces in Optimization Software Frameworks for Simulation-Based Optimization - Companion Publication of the 2012 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO'12 Companion,… more
2012
K. Altendorfer, S. Minner - Optimal composition of number and size of machines in a multi-stage make-to-order system with due dates - INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2012, pp. 603-621 more
2012
T. Felberbauer, A. Hübl, K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer - Simulation generator as decision tool for manufacturing companies - Proceedings FFH 2012, Graz, Austria, 2012, pp. 17-20 more
2011
K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer - An analytical model for service level and tardiness in a single machine MTO production system - INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, Vol. 79, No. 7, 2011, pp. 1827-1850 more
2011
A. Hübl, K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer, M. Gansterer, R. Hartl - Flexible model for analyzing production systems with discrete event simulation - Proceedings of 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, Phoenix, United States of America, 2011, pp. 1559-1570 more
2011
A. Hübl, K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer - Effects of WIPCAP and work-ahead-window on the logistic operating curves - Proceedings of the fifth Research Forum of the Austrian University of Applied Sciences, Wien (Favoriten), Austria, 2011, pp. 372-373 more
2011
K. Altendorfer, S. Reitner, H. Jodlbauer, G. Atzlinger - Cost and Profit Distribution in Value Chains - Proceedings - 1st International Conference on Value Chain Management Steyr 2011, Steyr, Austria, 2011, pp. 339-360 more
2011
K. Altendorfer, C. Engelhardt-Nowitzki, H. Jodlbauer - Two Measures of Production System Flexibility and their Application to Identify Optimal Capacity Investment - Proceedings - 1st International Conference on Value Chain Management Steyr 2011, Steyr, Austria, 2011, pp. 441-461 more
2011
K. Altendorfer - Capacity and Inventory Planning for Make-to-Order Production Systems - The Impact of a Customer Required Lead Time Distribution - Phd Thesis, Universität Wien, Austria, 2011, pp. 1-168 more
2011
K. Altendorfer, S. Minner - Simultaneous Optimization of Capacity and Planned Lead Time in a Two-stage Production System with Different Customer Due Dates - EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, Vol. 213, No. 1, 2011, pp. 134-146 more
2011
K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer - Which utilization and service level lead to the maximum EVA? - INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, Vol. 130, No. 1, 2011, pp. 16-26 more
2010
A. Hübl, K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer, J. Pilstl - Comparison of different methods for CONWIP parameter setting – a review in Forschungsbeiträge zur Logistik (Editors: F. Staberhofer, C. Engelhardt-Nowitzki) - Shaker Verlag, 2010, pp. 15 more
2010
H. Jodlbauer, K. Altendorfer - Trade-off between capacity invested and inventory needed - EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, Vol. 203, No. 1, 2010, pp. 118-133 more
2010
K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer - Simple cumulative model for Due Date Setting in Leobener Logistik Cases (Editors: C. Engelhardt-Nowitzky, O. Nowitzky, H. Zifkowits) - Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart, 2010, pp. 303-320 more
2010
A. Hübl, K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer, J. Pilstl - Customer Driven Capacity Setting - Advances in Production Management Systems. New Challenges, New Approaches, Bordeaux, France, 2010, pp. 291-298 more
2009
K. Altendorfer, J. Pilstl, A. Hübl, H. Jodlbauer - Flexible Production Simulation for Applied Sciences - Proceedings of the International Workshop on Modeling & Applied Simulation 2009, Teneriffa, Spain, 2009, pp. 218-223 more
2009
A. Hübl, K. Altendorfer, M. Dickbauer, H. Jodlbauer - Concept for Conwip implemention in SAP R/3 - 3. Research Forum of the Austrian Universities of Applied Science, Villach, Austria, 2009, pp. 179-184 more
2009
A. Hübl, K. Altendorfer, J. Pilstl, H. Jodlbauer - Equipment performance measurement in production - Proceedings of the IEEE 2nd International Symposium on Logistics and Industrial Informatics (Lindi 2009), Linz, Austria, 2009, pp. 178-183 more
2009
K. Altendorfer - Kundenorientierte Kapazitätsplanung in Produktionsunternehmen - Netzwerk Logistik, 2009, pp. 28-29 more
2008
K. Altendorfer, D. Aigner - Customization of CONWIP for an automotive supplier - FH Science Day 2008, Linz, Linz, Austria, 2008, pp. 382-390 more
2008
K. Altendorfer, A. Weidenhiller, H. Jodlbauer - Service level determining bottleneck and MTO ability - Tagungsband 2. Forschungsforum der österreichischen Fachhochschulen, Wels, Austria, 2008, pp. 152-157 more
2007
K. Altendorfer, A. Huber, H. Jodlbauer - Behaviour of MRP, Kanban, CONWIP and DBR under dynamic environmental variability in Leobener Logisitk Cases Band 4 (Genauer Titel noch nicht bekannt), 2007, pp. 113-128 more
2007
K. Altendorfer, B. Kabelka, W. Stöcher - A new dispatching rule for optimising machine utilisation at a semiconductor test field - ASMC Proceedings 2007, Stresa, Italy, 2007, pp. 188-193 more
2007
K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer - An Approach for Capacity Checking and Due Date Adjustment - Proceedings FH Science Day 2007, Wels, Austria, 2007, pp. 160-167 more
2007
K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer - CONWIP – Good delivery reliability at low WIP - PPS Management, 2007, pp. 16-19 more
2006
K. Altendorfer, H. Jodlbauer - The concept of “customer driven production planning” for evaluation of job-shop system performance - Proceedings FH Science Day 2006, Hagenberg, Austria, 2006, pp. 139-149 more
2018
Overproduction, high inventory, a lot of overtime but still a low service level performance and high costs for express delivery are problems that Austrian manufacturers face. All these factors lead to… more
2017
Despite many methodological advances, automated production planning optimization is still not widely used in practice. Instead of relying on Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) systems, many companies… more
2017
Despite the increasing automation and therefore increased use of robots and machines, people are still a vital factor in manufacturing companies today. One strength of human resources is amongst others… more
2008
Hierarchical production planning is widely used in practice, the main reasons being that for mid-term planning less data is available than for short-term planning and that creating a detailed plan over… more