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Our inquisitiveness has made us a driving force in automation technology for decades. Today, more than 20,100 employees all over the world are working towards our vision of inspiring customers with intelligent and intuitive industrial automation.

In order to keep the world moving, we're looking for unconventional thinkers, inventive talent, and team players - in other words, employees who make a genuine contribution. We look forward to receiving your application and getting to know you better!

Value Stream Supervisor (Cylinders)

    • Job Tracking ID: 04.25.2019#28
    • Job Location: Mason, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 17, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Professionals and Managers,Manufacturing and Technical
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Job Description:

Ensures a safe, professional, productive value stream while meeting company targets and customer expectations. Development of internal processes to support standard work to ensure each area is held accountable for their contribution.  Drive continuous improvement with the support functions and strong employee engagement.  Identification of talents to provide development opportunities to ensure employee satisfaction.  Capable of defining capacities required to support customer volume and expectations (machine and people).


      • Responsible for production and mechanical assembly area for our pneumatic cylinders.
      • Includes responsibility for machining and mechanical assembly areas
      • Uses Festo values to maintain a high level of employee accountability

      • Ensure safety, environmental, and quality as top priorities

      • Drives continuous improvement for internal/external KPI’s with passion and professionalism

      • Ensures resources are planned yearly based on customer forecasting

      • Maintains adherence to Company policies, safety and 6s practices

      • Interprets specifications, blueprints, and production orders to assemblers and assigns duties

      • Maintains department budgets to ensure cost transparency is understood and managed

      • Adjust workflow and orders to meet production schedules and customer expectations

      • Recommends and/or implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product

      • Encourages employees to use lean methodology for continuous improvement

      • Drives a learning organization by supporting employee development

      • Encourages a speak up culture so opportunities can be identified through all levels of the organization for robust root cause/corrective action

      • Develops, implements, and maintains qualification requirements to ensure all employee are adequately trained for the task being performed

      • Drives a culture of empowerment to support in the ongoing development of Festo activities

      • Ability to build teams and create and maintain support high performance teams.  Includes building trust and accountability
      • Maintains company records for their responsible value stream per ISO 9001:2015 requirements amongst team members

      • Collaborates with internal departments to implement and execute process development

        Resolves product related problems and assists in the repair of Festo products

      • Evaluates employee job performances and conducts performance appraisals

      • Reviews and approves weekly time and attendance records for shop staff

Other duties as assigned

Experience and Skills:

  • An Associate’s Degree with 2+ years of experience or 3-5 experience in a manufacturing role, in a leadership/support role.

    • 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing and production environment required.

    • 2-5 years of experience in a Lead or Supervisor role preferred.

    • Knowledge of pneumatic and electrical machines

    • Proficient Computer experience with MS Office and SAP

    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

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