Erik Kolppanen

Examples of achievements
Erik has been planning and implementing Sourcing processes and IT landscape renewal within mobile phones business. He has implemented corporate level supplier master data management, and in Sourcing level commercial and contract collaboration management, product material cost management and balance scorecard reporting capabilities. This enabled better view on Sourcing and supplier performance and improved cost savings and reductions.

Erik has been also responsible for leading, developing and implementing purchasing and material management processes and concepts into global use which in turn has enabled standardized and harmonized processes and improved purchasing efficiency and supply picture.

Business and project experience
Erik has over 10 years experience from leading the operative business organization and IT capability and solution management within the supply chain management area. His areas of expertise are strong within Sourcing and Procurement, Materials Management, ICT, R&D, Production Planning and Finance interfaces. In addition to the electronics industry he has also experience from aerospace, automobile, chemical and process industries.

Areas of interest
Possibility to contribute to the objectives as directly as possible motivates Erik most. Having such a long experience as a leader, Erik is looking for a leading position for developing the organization, processes and IT capabilities. He is looking forward to growing in a challenging environment where he can also see his work impacting directly to the results in a positive way!

What others say about Erik
“Erik has the ability to present in a simple way complex processes. He solves and automates processes for multiple angles challenges. Erik's skills in project and service management are excellent. Erik's analytical skills are extraordinaire. He is multitasking, positive and always willing to take more while keeping the deliverables on the highest standards”.