International Procurement Services

INTERNATIONAL PROCUREMENT SERVICES

Do you need to outsource your International Procurement Activities?

Work with FFF Australia and you can focus on your core competencies, reduce the burden on your existing resources and reduce operating costs.

Our relationship as your third party sourcing and supplier management partner will be open, transparent and deliver the best strategic and commercial value to underpin your operational growth plans.

Why would you consider Outsourcing your International Procurement activities to FFF?

You would like to explore the possibility of reducing your materials costs by looking internationally.

  • You have no, or little international experience so the learning curve will be steep and potentially drive your costs up and your delivery performance to your customers down.
  • You don’t want the headache of managing all the financial risks that come with dealing in foreign currencies.
  • You know what you want but it is difficult to deal in foreign languages and navigate the cultural differences.
  • You need someone else to make sure you get what you expect and when you expect it.
  • You simply don’t have the time to employ more experienced people to do your International Procurement.

FFF Australia have the know-how, the know-who, the processes and the buying power to add value to your business and reduce costs.

FFF PROCUREMENT EXPERTS

Technical Sales Engineer

NAWEED

Naweed is an engineering professional with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Post Graduate Degree in Oil & Gas Engineering.  Naweed is currently undertaking an MBA to complement his 12 years’ technical sales, projects and global procurement experience in the oil & gas, mining and industrial sectors.

With significant exposure to manufacturing and sales projects across the Asia Pacific region, Naweed’s focus is on exceeding customer expectations through technical and business excellence, while maintaining effective global supply partner relationships.

fff australia sales manager pressure process equipment greg joseph

Sales Manager - Pressure Equipment

GREG

Greg joined the FFF Team in 2019, bringing a wealth of experience from being involved in the fabrication of thousands of heat exchangers and pressure vessels over his 35-year career to date. Greg has amassed an in-depth knowledge of vessel manufacture using various construction materials including carbon and low alloy steel, stainless steel, high nickel alloys, copper nickel alloys, duplex steel and titanium during his time with several of Australia’s highly respected Eastern states manufacturers.

Greg’s expertise soon took him beyond the Australian market into Malaysia, where he directly led, trained and developed in-house personnel for the manufacture, repair and maintenance of heat exchangers, pressure vessels; both onshore and offshore.

Returning to Australia, Greg continued to sell, design and manufacture pressure vessels and heat exchangers for renowned Australian vessel manufacturers, for domestic and Asia Pacific customers in the oil & gas, petrochemical, process, power and sugar industries.

As a key specialist for FFF, Greg’s focus is to drive our process equipment categories and provide Australian companies access to our high quality global supply partners.

Sales Manager-East Coast

PETER

Peter is a Mechanical Engineer with 25 years’ experience in the manufacturing and fabrication industries including 10 years in Materials Procurement Management.  He has a wide range of direct experience in the metals industry working in forge shops, high volume manufacturing and pressure vessel fabrication.

Peter is very familiar with oil & gas and mining industry quality requirements. He has been with FFF for more than 5 years and oversees the Australian East Coast region assisting the rest of the East Coast team.

General Manager

DAVE

Dave is the product of a lifetime supporting the engineering, mining and materials handling industries.  He is an engineering professional with more than 15 years senior and executive management experience and leads the FFF team out of Perth, Western Australia.

Dave upholds the FFF culture that was founded more than 20 years ago on strong family values, ideals, morals and standards.

Dave describes his job as the “servant leader” who supports the team so that they can deliver what you, the customer expects, each time and that your relationship with FFF is both long and fruitful.

Director

TIM

Tim has been around FFF since day 1 in 1998, in these early days as a high school student helping out during school holidays and throughout university. After completing his Bachelor of Commerce and Business Law degree from UWA, he worked for the International Accounting firm Grant Thornton, where he completed his Chartered Accountant qualification.

He then joined FFF in 2006 in a full-time sales role and has worked every part of the business from sales, finance, logistics, procurement, and quality including the successful implementation of ISO 9001 for the company for the first time, through to management. This included opening up sales offices around the country as well as across borders into New Zealand, South Africa and Indonesia.

He has also spent extensive time in China and throughout Asia qualifying and managing FFF’s partner suppliers over a 10 year period replicating FFF’s foundation European supply chain into Asia and having expanded it to meet customer demand.

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