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

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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

Administrative Assistant

  • Job Tracking ID: 512241-585600
  • Job Location: Mason, OH
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: August 24, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals

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Job Description:

Why Festo has become the 'Employer of Choice'

Our new State-of-the-Art Facility in Mason is exceptional and so are our Employees! We have a fully automated warehousing system and a completely air-conditioned facility.

We pride ourselves on providing our employees with an excellent benefits package including, Great insurance plans, 401k match, Tuition Reimbursement and Paid Time Off.

We are growing in Mason and We need Great people with Great attitudes to join our team! We have new positions on 1st and 2nd shift.

  • We know that Success is built with teamwork and open communication. We have a work environment that encourages employee engagement and dialogue.

  • We are constantly evaluating our processes in an effort to continuously improve. We know that to be #1, we need to constantly be improving.

  • Festo is a learning environment. We support employees growing and learning new information, technology, processes, etc.

Festo supports "green" initiatives, helping to sustain efficiecny

Green Initiatives:

Festo cares about the environment and is committed to social responsibility to

help reduce, reuse, recycle. We strive to continue to improve on our   

environmental impact by continuous improvements in the following areas:

  • The economical use of energy
  • The efficient use of resources


Summary of job contents

Under general direction, performs varied, difficult, sensitive and confidential office administration support for the General Manager and other Regional personnel as necessary.   In addition to filing, typing, scheduling, performs duties such as research and compiling of international and/or domestic data, developing reports, completing any/all projects as assigned.  Deals with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors well as internal contact at all levels of the organization. 

Key accountabilities

Provides general administrative support including but not limited to; answering phones, mail distribution, maintaining and ordering office supplies, maintaining local literature, filing; proofreads and checks typed and other materials for accuracy, completeness and compliance with polices and procedures

  • Provides administrative support for Manager, which includes time sheet management, travel arrangements, calendar, event catering and meeting arrangements, meeting agenda and/or document preparation
  • Provides support for department to ensure a high performance, customer service-oriented work environment
  • Collects, maintains and stores data in an organized fashion
  • Responds to requests for information and complaints, refers matters to appropriate staff and/or takes action or recommends action to resolve the request or compliant
  • Reviews, determines the priority and routes incoming correspondence, reports, requests and instructions; handles or refers matters as directed


A high emphasis will be supporting the events and meetings

  • Event planning & Coordinating at our Festo Regional Service Center in Mason

  • Booking & setting up conference rooms

  • Contacting and setting up catering for trainings, sales meetings, corporate meetings

  • Point person for vendors, caterers, helping to set up rooms with caterers and assist with closing out, after training, meetings, executive meetings etc.

  • Ensure All details are take care of for all of our event, meetings, trainings



  • Follows principles of 5S
  • Acts a liaison in coordinating matters between the General Manager’s office and other department heads and managers
  • Receives telephone calls, providing information and handling issues that may require sensitivity and use of sound, independent judgment
  • Other tasks and responsibilities may be assigned as required.

 Core dimensions

  • Interacts with various levels of employees both in the corporate offices the field and internationally, and conducts themselves in a professional manner. 

  • Knowledge and some experience of other roles within department to provide “back-up” as needed.

  • Collects and maintains data and prepares reports or charts utilizing appropriate software based on direction of Management personnel.


Experience and Skills:

  • High School Diploma and/or business schooling
  • Minimum 6 years executive/administrative office related experience; 5S; Business Communication in various mediums; 
  • Expert level skills in Powerpoint, MS Excel and Word
  • Looking for someone who is extremely organized, detail orientated and flexible to daily demands.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of SAP systems is 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