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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

Production FVP Change Agent Specialist

  • Job Tracking ID: 512241-589458
  • Job Location: Mason, OH
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: August 31, 2017
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals

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Job Description:

  • Festo Value Production Pillar process development implemented and maintained.

  • Festo STAR improvements to ensure ongoing improvements on manufacturing processes.

  • Festo Training and Qualification process implemented site wide to ensure global harmonization of records

  • Festo Blitz meeting implemented in each functional area through RSC Mason

  • Festo Maturity Level assessments analysis of the current location with actions defined to improve performance

  • Festo FVP tools used to support project manager, if necessary takeover the sub-project management from area-wide optimization projects (e.g. SMED, 5S, One Piece Flow, etc.)

  • Utilizing the Festo production release process to take part in the introduction of methods and standards for efficiency enhancements in individual areas (e.g. manufacturing, installation, plant engineering)

Develop and implement Festo global specific KPI’s to ensure implementation and stabilization of process improvements, i.e. evaluate performance indicators and deriving optimization opportunities (e.g. OEE, quality)

  • Using the FVP Pillars to develop the value streams from suppliers to customers to ensure global approach is being performed locally

  • You support the execution of trainings, courses and workshops for employees based on Lean methods/Festo Value Production methods

  • Analytical and holistic thinking/acting with strong skills in problem solving using Festo standard process

You transfer the way of thinking and acting of Lean Management in the Regional Service Center

  • High degree of persuasiveness with an open mind for new ideas

  • High communication, conflict and teamwork skills ,independent and responsible operating as well as reliability and commitment

  • Occasional: Work with Suppliers and Contractors for 3rd party solutions to ensure success of projects per Festo global requirements of FVP processes

Experience and Skills:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering, or Strong Festo Knowledge with Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • Experience with production systems within Festo

  • Good knowledge in manufacturing, assembly procedures, Lean-Tools and project management within Festo process and procedures

  • Shall have extensive knowledge in ARIS software modeling tool

  • Strong knowledge in MS office tools and SAP experience within Festo systems

  • Individual SHALL have Excellent German skills (Reading & Writing). Ability to work directly with Germany to ensure global commination and process involvement.

  • Experience in leading Kaizen Events in Manufacturing
  • Extensive knowledge of FVP and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • ASQ member with certifications (CQA, CQE or SSBB preferred)
  • 6S Implementation

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