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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

Project Buyer - MedLab

  • Job Tracking ID: 2017.12.6.197
  • Job Location: Boston, MA
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 24, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals

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Job Description:

  • Elaborates and implements a flexible and efficient supply according to the defined commodity strategies within the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Identifies cost reduction potentials and derives respective measures to generate them within the area of responsibility.
  • Contributes to design or selection of 3rd part materials with regards to costs, manufacturing technology and risk management.
  • Analyze complex procurement markets and ascertains new supply sources as well as introduces new manufacturing technologies.
  • Ensures early involvement of suppliers in design or development stage and thus, provision of their know-how.
  • Leads or collaborates in transfer, insourcing, outsourcing and cost optimization projects within the assigned area of responsibility including the safeguarding of a respective know-how transfer.
  • Manages and is responsible for a significant purchasing volume (>10 Mio. EUR) as part of he decision-making according to the defined commodity strategies within the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Frequently clarifies technical and commercial aspects for the procurement of 3rd party materials or external contract manufacturing, occasionally on-site at suppliers.
  • Supports the development of complex supply chain programs and manufacturing technologies.


Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Logistics, Engineering or equivalent graduation.
  • Several years' work experience in project and or prototype purchasing, project management, supplier management and negotiations.
  • Profound knowledge in industrial, mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • Deep knowledge on global procurement markets, industrial sectors and manufacturing technologies.
  • SAP R/3 and Excel.
  • Excellent written/spoken, technology-enabled English.
  • Work experience with international companies

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