Luojus - Strategic Sourcing - Salo, Finland

Kalle Luojus

Salo, Finland


Strategic Sourcing


I have +15 years sourcing and materials management experience including creation of sourcing strategies and processes, defining required functionalities for materials management IT solutions, business management, creation of agreement templates and negotiating agreements for manufacturing services, outsourced after sales services, local customization of mechanical and electromechanical assemblies and contract manufacturing. I have also experience from managing outsourced supply operations of mobile phones and accessories

Work History

Category Manager

Metso Paper

May 2012 - May 2012

I am leading cross functional category management teams for tanks, pressure vessels and steel structures at Metso Paper Fiber Business Line.

Sourcing Manager, Manufacturing Services


June 2009 - January 2012

I negotiated service agreements for manufacturing services as part of Nokia's new manufacturing strategy. I was responsible for pricing, commercial management of capacity creation at external partners and solving of escalated quality and delivery issues.

Purchasing Manager, Engine Outsourcing


June 2004 - May 2009

I negotiated Nokia's purchasing agreements in Electronics Manufacturing Services area and I was responsible for commercial management of engine outsourcing globally. I was also supplier manager for one of the CEM companies Nokia was using.

Purchasing Manager, Outsourcing Europe/Africa


June 1999 - May 2004

I was managing engine and subassembly manufacturing outsourcing in Europe and I was project manager for integrating CEM factories to Nokia's materials management network. In subassembly manufacturing we created comprehensive process for integrating contract manufacturers to Nokia R&D project work in order to secure reliable capacity creation, good quality and low cost by using re-usable standard solutions in production and in testing.

Materials Project Manager

Nokia Mobile Phones

September 1996 - May 1999

I worked in several product programs and as a member of the program's management team my responsibility was to to ensure material availability for product program’s R&D phase, mass production and after sales and to manage product program's material and tooling budget.

Sales Assistant

Nokia Mobile Phones

March 1996 - August 1996

I was working as interface between Nokia operations, logistics providers and several European/Gulf area customers: feeding PO's to system, making sure products were delivered in time, following open invoices and answering to various questions from customers.

Qualifications & Certifications

Master of Science (Economics)

Turun kauppakorkeakoulu

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