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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

Supplier Quality Development Engineer

  • Job Tracking ID: 2017.7.11.135
  • Job Location: Mason, OH
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 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:

  • Identification, evaluation, auditing, qualification and development of new suppliers.
  • Responsibility for the quality of all parts purchased from/at external suppliers.
  • Support on local, regional and global procurement markets under special consideration of a business environment driven by customer specific solutions to set up and continuously develop a reliable supplier portfolio meeting Festo requirements.
  • Identification of improvement potential at suppliers and sustainable optimization of the supplier base in terms of costs, quality and delivery in cooperation with other Purchasing functions (e.g. Project Buyer, Strategic Buyer, CQ, PM&T, and local management).
  • Negotiation of complaints with suppliers
  • Making and approval of quality decisions (e.g. root causes, actions, reimbursement of costs, etc.).
  • Willingness to travel to develop suppliers and to support colleagues wherever it is needed.
  • Integration and support of decentralized supplier quality function within the region.


Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or a related field, preferably Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering
  • Exceptional statistical and analytical skills are required
  • Basic SAP skills (especially Purchasing) are preferred
  • Excellent written/spoken English and must be Microsoft Office proficient - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Additional language skills (e.g. Spanish, German) preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in the Supplier Quality or vendor management related area with a focus in spare parts with multi-national interfaces
  • Good theoretical knowledge and practical experience of quality tools common in our industry (AQP, 8D, etc.)
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings and prints
  • Supplier negotiations/management experience
  • 4+ years of relevant job experience, knowledge and experience with supplier quality (SQE) in lean manufacturing, procurement and supply chain practices highly valued
  • Supplier Quality Engineers should have a solid understanding of Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA) and Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEA)

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