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Founded in 1925, Festo Corporation is a leading provider of pneumatic and automation control solutions.

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USA Headquarters Festo Corporation

395 Moreland Road

P.O. Box 18023

Hauppauge, NY 11788


     (631) 435-0800

     (631) 435-0576

Festo US Career Opportunities

Industry Segment Specialist

  • Job Tracking ID: 2017.4.24.68
  • Job Location: Detroit, MI
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 11, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals,Sales Professionals

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Job Description:

Founded in 1925, Festo Corporation is the leading worldwide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs. We pride ourselves on our innovative design solutions and leading edge technology.

Festo Corporation is searching for an Industry Segment Specialist in the Electronic Light Assembly industry located anywhere in the central Michigan area to support the greater Michigan territory.

Duties of this job include:

  • Identifies and targets potential customers, services and maintains existing customers and improves customer relations in order to increase market penetration.
  • Has primary responsibility for a customer portfolio, that mainly comprises medium, big OEMs, EU and strategic customers and prospects of a cluster or geography.
  • Effectively handles the assigned customers through consultative selling of products and deep knowledge of applications and customer process.
  • Responsible for customer visit planning, using existing tools (WCS, SFA, etc.) for monitoring, documentation and classification (Pot., FIC, etc.).
  • Analyzes the market to search for new potential customers.
  • Defines pricing according to customer situation in coordination with appropriate Sales Manager.
  • Is the main contact to customer and initiates team selling in case of complex projects.
  • Responsible for the achievement of the agreed sales targets (budget etc.) acc. to his industry specific customer portfolio.
  • Collects specific product requirements of geographic based customer or the industry segment (IS) / industry cluster (IC) and gives input to appropriate team members.
  • Travel within territory required.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or Technical equivalent.
  • Experience in the Western Michigan sales market preferred.
  • Outside or Inside Sales environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-5 years experience with Industrial Automation.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong time and project management skills and multi-tasking capability.








Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster