Sebastian Gehrlein

Sebastian Gehrlein, M.Sc.

Sebastian Gehrlein, M.Sc.
Doctoral Candidate/ Research Assistant in Procurement
University of Mannheim
Business School
Schloss, Schneckenhof-Ost – Room SO 207
68161 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181-3281
Fax: +49 621 181-1653
E-mail: gehrlein(at)
Consultation hour(s):
By appointment


Sebastian Gehrlein holds a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering (M.Sc.) from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) where he also graduated with a bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.). In his studies, he focused on topics in production management, supply chain management, and product lifecycle management. He gained international experience at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, where he deepened his knowlegde in production planning.

He gathered practical experience during several internships in the automotive industry, the chemical industry and the mechanical engineering industry. He mainly dealt with supply management and quality management topics as well as with strategic planning issues. During his studies he worked as a student research assistant at the KIT’s Department of Economics and Management.

His research interests focus on supply chain complexity, risk management, and the digital transformation of procurement.