The Corporate Purchasing Team is responsible for defining Ficosa’s global purchasing policy, as well as providing continuous improvement and excellent organisational tools to the rest of the company. The team ensures coherence at supplier level, balance at local purchasing level, alignment at global level, and continuous synergy derived from being part of a great group such as Ficosa.
Each country’s purchasing teams are led by an LPM (Local Purchasing Manager), who is managed by both the Purchasing and Regional Directors. The LPM coordinates the country’s purchasing functions (Commodity Buyers, Purchasing Project Leaders, and STAs).
Corporate Purchasing Director
To optimise Ficosa’s supply chain performance through the definition of corporate strategies and the management of the purchasing function..
Corporate Project Purchasing Manager
To assure the smooth launch of new projects and optimise Ficosa’s supply chain performance in all project phases: from the quotation to production.
Corporate Supplier Quality Manager
To assure supplier quality worldwide, according to the established standards and Ficosa objectives.
Corporate Commodity Manager
To optimise Ficosa’s supply chain performance for its family of products through the definition of corporate strategies, and assure their implementation by the local purchasing teams.
Local Purchasing Manager (LPM)
To optimise Ficosa’s supply chain performance in their country through the implementation of strategies and local purchasing area management.
Supplier Technical Assurance (STA)
To consolidate suppliers’ quality according to the established standards, and to apply the methodology established by Corporate Purchasing. To ensure the correct product and production process approval for the purchased parts and raw materials required for production.
Purchasing Project Leader (PPL)
To collaborate on the achievement of the economic, quality, service purchasing targets and project teams’ objectives. To coordinate all purchasing activities for assigned projects. To represent the purchasing function within project teams.
To collaborate on the achievement of the economic, quality, and service purchasing targets. To manage all assigned suppliers.