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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

Quality Engineer

  • Job Tracking ID: 6.26.2018#233
  • Job Location: Mason/Cincinnati, OH
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: June 29, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • SAP Category: Engineers

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Job Description:

Supports Quality Assurance & Environmental conformance and compliance activities. Quality activities include but are not limited to incoming inspection of New Released Material, inspection and measuring test equipment, control of nonconforming material, failure analysis, corrective/preventative action, and new product development processes.

Reads and interprets engineering design or production drawings, catalogues, or other pertinent data and specifications in order to determine inspection and test criteria or methods to assure conformance to applicable specifications and requirements.

  • Functionally and visually inspects and tests product for proper design and operation using pneumatic service units, fittings, valves, valve terminals, cylinders, accessories, electric motors, drives & components, programmable logic controllers, sensors, test fixtures, test software and other required equipment.
  • Inspects, verifies, and records accuracy of measurements and devices using inspection and measuring tools such as vernier calipers, height gages, surface plates, micrometers, tape measures, torque wrenches, torque analyzers, plug gages, thread rings, gage blocks, profile-meters, flow-meters, optical comparators, coordinate measuring machines and other required inspection measuring and test equipment.
  • Acts as Quality Assurance representative with Festo internal departments on new product developments and product failures. Supports the QA inspectors as necessary.
  • Performs timely failure analysis investigations of customer returned material to determine probable causes or modes of failure. Coordinates and communicates with Festo-AG to resolve quality complaints from interested parties.
  • Supports failure modes effects analysis activities for new product developments. Participates in the Supplier Rating System (SRS) as an auditor evaluating the effective implementation of corrective / preventative actions for previously defective incoming material.
  • Prepares quality system documents including operating procedures, work instructions, charts, visual aids, inspection drawings and reports.
  • Performs Internal Quality Auditor duties for the ISO 9001 based Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Assures a timely response and feedback to the resolution of quality issues to management.
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts internal environmental audits of internal departments. Supports Festo-AG's corporate audits, certification audits, and/or customer specific audit agency.
  • Additional work hours more than normal business hours may be necessary to perform essential duties and responsibilities. This includes extra efforts required for infrequent or short duration.
  • Travel may be required via any mode of transportation as determined by Company for business reasons such as, but not limited to, skill development, training, or a company business event. This would include travel to Festo-AG Corporate Headquarters/Regional (field) offices.
  • Other duties as assigned my manager.
  • Identifies negative quality trends and initiates appropriate corrective/preventative actions.


Experience and Skills:

Experience and Knowledge

  • Computer proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Office software programs required. Familiarity with Auto Cad, ISO 9001 and 14001 requirements and Festo product preferred.
  • Understanding of mechanical and electrical principles and equipment / parts.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Experience with MS-Office, SAP, Excel, Share Point etc.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interprets technical information
  • Ability to concisely write and present information that conforms to prescribed company style and format to company management and/or peers.
  • Previous experience in Germany Manufacturing preferred. Experience with ISO/VDA/TS Quality is required and Environmental Systems and Lead Auditor certification is preferred.
  • Experience in applying quality standards like control plans, FMEA, PPAP, MSA, and Statiscal Process Control (SPC) is required.
  • Knowledge of statistical concepts, design of experiments and problem solving methodology is required. Six sigma certification or equivalent is required. Green or Black Belt certification and experience with Minitab is highly desireable.
  • Knowledge of environmental legal requirements
  • Knowledge of technical environmental friendly solutions
  • Experience working directly with customers

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's or Technical degree from four-year college or university; or minimum four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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