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

Build your career with a dynamic, growing corporation! As a leading provider of pneumatic & automation control solutions, we pride ourselves on innovative design solutions & leading-edge technology. M/F/D/V EOE

Human Resources
USA Headquarters Festo Corporation

395 Moreland Road

P.O. Box 18023

Hauppauge, NY 11788


     (631) 435-0800

     (631) 435-0576

Festo US Career Opportunities

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  • Job Tracking ID: 2017.5.11.94
  • Job Location: Mason, OH
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: August 18, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

  • Identify potential sources for procurement for non-inventory production items and non-Festo product produced domestically and overseas
  • Ability to generate measurable cost savings on a continuous basis, conduct ad-hoc analysis requests using standard tools such as SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Review purchase requisitions and purchase orders for completeness, accuracy & conformance with established policies and procedures
  • Confers and negotiates with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Prepares and generates purchase orders and change notices, undertake supplier visits
  • Resolve and discrepancies with suppliers and forward all necessary documentation for invoicing approval and payment to appropriate department
  • Utilize and develop basic order agreements with suppliers and monitor those agreements which cover the commodities they are responsible for
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management and various stakeholders

Experience and Skills:

  • BS in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Logistics, Engineering, or equivalent from an accredited 4 year university
  • SAP experience with purchasing and material support functions
  • 6-8 years direct Purchasing experience in various electronic and mechanical commodities necessary for the fabrication of electro-pneumatic machinery
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical prints
  • Exceptional Excel skills, knowledge of APO, Business Warehouse, and Business Intelligence a plus

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