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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

Automation Technical Engineer

  • Job Tracking ID: 2017.4.24.84
  • Job Location: Arlington Heights, IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: May 18, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

  • Provides technical support to sales and customers on specific applications and production processes of the industry segments.
  • Focus on commercial and technical feasibility of proposals, based on technical and application knowledge for the corresponding Industry/Technology Segment.
  • Proposes customer specific solutions, in accordance with the regulations of the industry segments in question (Machinery Directive, etc.).
  • Responsible for specification lists for the specific industry segments (e.g. Project Books*)
  • Creates Requirement Specification together with the customer
  • Main interface to Project Engineer (further execution of the project)
  • Handle Lead Customer projects with latest FESTO products
  • Discuss machine concepts to optimize machines, Define specification and concept
  • Supports and provides ISM with products/applications requirements as input for ISP
  • Supports in Question of Norms, Regulations
  • Identify and win projects based on excellent application /automation/Sector competence
  • Knowledge Transfer to BD for Multiplication of Solutions
  • During the pre-sales phase acts for specific applications of the industry/technology segments as interface between customer and all relevant departments within Festo, always in coordination with the sales engineer
  • Provides technical training and arranges knowledge transfer to the Team for the specific products/applications of the relevant industry segment

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BS in Electrical Engineer or Mechanical Engineering) or technical equivalent from a four year college or university
  • 3-4 years minimum experience in project managing, machine design or conceptual development
  • Industry specific knowledge, special in application and processes for ELA
  • Ideally experience in sales and customer responsibility for international key accounts
  • Excellent contact and communication skills
  • CAD knowledge
  • Microsoft Office experience

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