Rolf Köhnen - Supply Chain Management Consultant
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- Pharmaceutical Industry

- Automotive Industry

- Solar Power Industry

- FMCG (FastMovingConsumerGoods) Industry

- Co-Packing Industry (Packing & Filling)

- Paper and Paper Converting Industry

- Footwear Industry


Dr. Filippos Siakavaras, Vice President Purchasing & Supply Chain at Veritas, Gelnhausen

To whom it may concern:
During my work as Vice President of Central Purchasing and Supply Chain at the Veritas Group, I worked very closely with Mr. Rolf Köhnen on getting the needed changes in SAP - Module MM accomplished.
In addition, he supported the improvement of the existing KPIs and lead the development of a new management dash board including the main KPIs for Purchasing and Supply Chain.
We appreciated his great support and help. His great, enthusiastic approach without hesitation to achieve the expected outcome was throughout his assignment.
He was very dedicated and always eager to find the right words while progressing towards the set goal. He handled all topics in a high professional and very confidential manner I would like to thank him for all his efforts and great guidance in our needed improvement in the SAP-Module MM.
Thank you Mr. Köhnen and all the best wishes for your future career path. October 20th, 2020
Sebastian Vetter, Supply Chain Manager Birkenstock, Neustad/Wied

“Rolf Köhnen joined us as a SAP consultant. He gave us excellent support in our centralized PPS department. After a short analyzing and AFS learning phase he showed up our main issues in SAP and in our Supply Cain. He also supported us in controlling and in setting up KPI’s. His kind and smart working style brought him a high acceptance in our group. His skills and knowledge are delivering a high added value to us. We thank Rolf Köhnen for his exceptional input.” November 21th, 2016

Prof. Dr. Christian Jung, President & CEO it[colos]AG; Project at ZF TRW, Radolfzell

"I used to work with Rolf in a complex SAP Re-Design Project at ZF TRW Germany. Rolf supported and trained SAP-MM and -PP. Rolfs attitude is highly impressing, powerful and target oriented. Immediately he took owner ship in different projects. Also his broad knowledge in Supply Chain Management is highly impressive as well as his experiences with SAP. It was a great pleasure to work with Rolf." November 14th, 2016

Ewan Livesey, SVP Corporate Development Lupin Atlantis Holdings SA

“We engaged Rolf as a consultant at a time of great change in our German organisation.  He established our German Supply chain model, liaising effectively with colleagues in India and the UK.  In addition to overseeing the implementation of SAP, he quickly put systems in place to ensure a robustness to the supply chain management which had been previously  lacking. 

 I was appointed as interim MD of Hormosan at the time and found Rolf a reliable, honest and straightforward colleague to deal with.  He has a calm head and maturity that were a positive influence on colleagues during a stressful period.  His consultancy period was extended at least twice during his time with Hormosan.

 I very much enjoyed working with Rolf and would recommend him to any company seeking  senior and experienced supply chain management.” February 25th, 2014

Nando Galazzo, Managing Director, Transitive Management

 “Rolf is a very experienced supply chain and procurement professional. He is dedicated and takes the biggest challenges with an open mind and with full energy. He can construct complex collaborative supply chain models and implement them successfully.His large spectrum of knowledge makes him very valuable when dealing with info flows and mat flows issues.” May 12, 2011

Michael Rischke

Manager Information Systems & Supply Chain Management Motor Systems, Schaeffler Group

 “Rolf Koehnen delivered a high added value to our SCM OPP (Optimization Production Planning) project. His attitude, skills, initiative and progress are impressive. He understood after a few weeks our complicate Supply Chain Process and he started immediately to improve our production and material requirement planning in SAP and in our Supply Chain Planning Group. It was a pleasure for us to work with him.” March 10, 2012

Jos Raats, Purchasing Director, Budelpack International B.V.

“I worked with Rolf at Budelpack were he managed the SC department of our German manufacturing site. He had the challenging brief to improve the overall performance of his team. Under his management the various functions regained their focus and motivation, resulting in a significantly improved customer satisfaction, reduced work capital and product lead times, better cooperation with key internal stakeholders like production and last bu not least and overall improved efficiency and level of organisation.

He also did so under very difficult circumstances when the site was sold after the insolvency of the holding and the organisation was restructured and had to regain the trust of its customers. .

Rolf has a very broad experience, ranging from procurement to operations and procurement. He fully understands SC and Procurement and demonstrated to me that he is not only able to re-design an organisation but also can effectively lead change in an hands on and motivational approach. I believe that for any company looking for a turn around manager in both procurement and SC he would be a great asset.”November 14, 2012

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