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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

Application Engineer - AMI

  • Job Tracking ID: 512241-578416
  • Job Location: Detroit, MI
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: June 19, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

The Application Engineer – Automotive Manufacturing Industry Segment at Festo Corporation in Troy, Michigan will review mechanical design concepts and machine layouts; provide sizing, installation, and integration support for actuators, valves, and other machine components designed for clients in the automotive industry; assist automotive customers with the sizing and selection of valves based on layout and technical requirements; perform process reviews with customers to optimize manufacturing and assembly techniques and designs; prepare 2D and 3D CAD models and pneumatic schematics for integration into solution option drawings; determine the mechanical layout flexibility of control and I/O requirements; act as the interface between automotive customers and the company; integrate machine safety standards for customers; assess the commercial and technical feasibility of project proposals; provide training for automotive industry product groups; discuss I/O count and density with customers; prepare technical documentation to ensure client specifications are captured; assess actuator application requirements to determine the suitability of pneumatic versus electric drive solutions; and, prepare string codes for quote and overview sheets to outline technical solutions. 

Experience and Skills:

Required: Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering plus two years of industrial automation experience with automotive production machinery.  Two years of experience must include two years of experience in each of the following: 


  • applying and selecting valve solutions for automotive applications;
  • working in a sales capacity and reviewing mechanical design concepts/layouts for clients in the automotive industry;
  • providing technical support for the systems, machines, and processes used to produce automobile parts, such as fuel tanks;
  • working with vehicle power train machinery, resistance weld equipment, and/or industrial parts washers; and,
  • assessing actuator application requirements to determine technical solutions; and,
  • up to 50% travel required to client sites.



This is a full-time position (40 hours/week), $91,000 - $95,000 per year.  Qualified U.S. workers are encouraged to apply for this position.  Please send your resume, including job history, to Neil Friedberg, Director of Human Resources, via email to, or to Festo, 395 Moreland Road, Hauppauge, NY 11788. Festo Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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