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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

Global Key Account Manager - Food & Beverage

  • Job Tracking ID: 2017.11.16.184
  • Job Location: Dallas, TX
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 28, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

  • Creation of detailed, mid-range account strategies in agreement with the customer.
  • Build-up and management of account and project teams, including operational management of specialists engaged on customer projects.
  • Planning of activities necessary to achieve sales objectives.
  • Identify and win projects based on excellent automation competence.
  • International cooperation.
  • Achieve development milestones with designated customers.
  • Ensure satisfactory levels of customer satisfaction with designated customers.
  • Effective performance of sales meetings with customers to identify needs and gain customer acceptance of Festo product and solutions.
  • Development of necessary levels of knowledge regarding decision makers, decision making processes and requirements of customers to be able to win respect and gain influence at highest management levels.
  • Supports the definition and marketing of customer solutions as input for the product development process.
  • Initiates and leads process improvements in order to develop key accounts in a more efficient and effective way e.g. through capacity planning in SAP.
  • Contributes to the product development process within the scope of developing solutions by identification and internationalisation of customer requirements with regard to products and systems.

Experience and Skills:

  • Technical degree (Automation, Process Engineering or Mechatronics preferred).
  • Postgraduate study in Technical Business or Business Administration is a plus.
  • 5-7  years of experience.
  • IT skills such as CRM Tools, MS Office.
  • Basic knowledge in the industry segment area in which his Key Account is dedicated.
  • Experience in direct sales and/or project management.
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills in English and Spanish

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