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JUSSI SAARI

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| 37100 Nokia, Finland | +358-40-159-5867| jsaari4@gmail.com Senior Manager

Dedicated and enthusiastic professional with 20+ years of expertise in supply chain management, sourcing, and leadership seeking new challenges in sourcing or supply chain management related roles.
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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Recognized throughout career as a real professional and leader with progressive accomplishments in high volume, mobile phone and computer manufacturing organizations Excel in identifying and securing opportunities with vendors. Proficient in running effective supplier performance improvements/development. Extensive knowledge and skills in supply chain management, sourcing, inventory management, vendor management, team management, risk management, business development, operation and resource management Solid organizational, communication, team management and networking skills in multi-cultural and crossfunctional environments Strong ability to keep strategic focus while achieving set goals, and meeting strict deadlines

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE FOXCONN OY (FIH), Technology Manager 03/2011-05/2012, Lahti, Finland Lead technology development team responsible of sourcing/development of new materials and manufacturing technologies for mobile devices. Promote company technology capability to customers. Collect and analyze customer needs and maintain technology roadmap alignment. Co-operating and steering R&D team in Shenzhen, China. Sourced, and identified strategic/potential partner companies with special material, and manufacturing technology. Initiated and organized technology road shows at customers R&D premises in Europe, allowing customers to enrich their understanding of companys capabilities and opportunities Drew analysis of customer technology demands and priorities, consolidated findings and aligned the developments with companys technology roadmap. Successfully created and maintained the budget. Manage 3 material specialists, who provide customer support for new technology development projects.
NOKIA OYJ, MOBILE PHONES, Senior Manager, Customer Care/SCM 03/2008-05/2010, Tampere, Finland Global Head of Customer Care, procurement and demand planning team for mechanical spare parts and service tools. Staffed, coached and motivated multi-cultural team, accountable of availability and inventory globally, standardized of processes, Care`s supply chain development and performance improvements. Managed four regional teams with overall 18 members in Finland, Korea, China, and the US, Effectively centralized above mentioned independent local teams in one global team, resulting in remarkable improvement of spare parts availability and control of inventory levels Developed roles and responsibilities for each team member Modified SAP/R3 system to support operation in new global setup Successfully improved collaboration with Nokia supply planning organization, product programs and vendors in material life cycle management and especially in NPI (=new product implementation) and ramp down phases. Reached all strategic targets for 2008 and 2009 (inventory and availability) NOKIA OYJ, MOBILE PHONES, Purchasing Manager 06/2004-02/2008, Tampere, Finland Purchasing Manager in plastic commodity, which was globally responsible of supply chain management and supplier base. Globally managing one of Nokias main Tier 1, VI supplier business value 400M. Accountable of supplier performance, contract and price negotiation. Advising and supporting R&D, factories and demand planning organization in supply chain management related things. Consistently analyzed cooperation with the supplier and in cooperation with supplier created actions to improve the performance 2006-2007 drew hands-on actions of low performance plants in Hungary and China, and created plan of corrective actions, resulting in successful completion of goals and avoiding interruption of production at Nokia factories Conducted monthly operations review of supplier to check status quo of availability, capacity, quality, and manufacturing capability, and drew actions to meet Nokia targets on global level Managed and updated Product Purchasing agreements, Product Development agreements.

Consistently met strict deadlines and exceeded targets set by management 2007 was awarded on exceptional performance by Nokia Sourcing Management

NOKIA OYJ, MOBILE PHONES, Senior Engineering Manager, 11/2001-05/2004, Tampere, Finland Lead and manage a team of 90 Symbian SW developers, implementing senior line managers duties. Responsible of budgeting, recruiting, competence and process development. Run personnel needs analysis; created job profiles and descriptions; recruited new team members, resulting in building up the organization from 12 employees to 90 employees Developed a competency profile for the team and drew a training and development cycle Run supplier audits together with SW sourcing and participate contract negotiation in case of outsourced SW development Maintained efficient budgeting, operational and strategic planning and execution with close cooperation with management and alignment with organizational strategy NOKIA OYJ, MOBILE PHONES, Product Program Manager, 03/2000-10/2001, Tampere, Finland Head of new product creation program. Hold overall financial responsibility for development and execution of new hand set. Lead and managed a team of 70 R&D professionals, reaching the first milestone of the program until program was cancelled amongst several other programs due to lack of R&D resources. Directly implemented program planning, budgeting, resourcing, and implementation NOKIA OYJ, DISPLAY PRODUCT, Purchasing Manager, 05/1998-02/2000, Salo, Finland Head of EMS sourcing in Europe and North America. Accountable outsourcing of motherboards and electronics modules for LCD and Tube displays. Further duties, strategy planning and implementation, supplier collaboration/development, supply chain development/management, prices and contracts. Manage capacity utilization and availability, as well as manufacturing capability Developed companys outsourcing strategy Manage NPIs and BOMs together with R&D Negotiated prices, contracts and other cooperation areas with vendors Successfully ramp-up production line operations in Mexico in 1999 FUJITSU ICL PERSONAL COMPUTERS, Purchasing Manager 09/1994-03/1998, Linkoping, Sweden Head of commodity including PWBs, cooling systems, PWB & cable assemblies, and power supplies for computers. Further duties consist of supplier selection & audits, collaboration, and development, supply chain development/management, prices & contracts. Line manager for 2 buyers. Researched, analyzed, and selected suppliers for cooperation Successfully negotiated purchasing agreements with suppliers Successfully negotiated prices; managed to close deals exceeding deadlines and targets Run market analysis of Far East area with the aim of sourcing new suppliers; implemented the presented strategy resulting in remarkable cost savings Created and managed the supply chain Supported R&D by sourcing materials and components in new product creation phase. FUJITSU ICL PERSONAL COMPUTERS, Material Manager Responsible of warehouse operations, production warehouse/planning team employees. planning, and 05/1990-08/1994, Espoo, Finland in-house logistic. Manage 12

OTHER EXPERIENCE
Fujitsu ICL Personal Computers Buyer in Sourcing and Procurement Espoo, Finland 12/1988-04/1990 Nokia Telecommunication Buyer in Sourcing and Procurement Espoo, Finland 04/1984-12/1987

EDUCATION 7 months commercial courses for engineers Business College of Lahti Lahti, Finland 1982-1983 Technician degree in Mechanical Designs Polytechnic of Tampere Tampere, Finland 1982 Several Nokia`s internal trainings e.g. Legal & contract practicalities.
SKILLS Finnish: Native | Swedish: Satisfactory | English: Good Advanced PC user skills | MS office | SAP/R3