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Manufacturing Planning & Technical Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 9.4.19#321091
    • Job Location: Cincinnati, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 08, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • JOB EXPERIENCE: 3 Years
    • SAP Category: Engineers,Manufacturing and Technical
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Job Description:


  • Support the planning and installation of all production and assembly processes of the participating production plants.

  • Aid in the design of the production concept (establish routings and identify equipment)

  • Support optimization measures in the ramp-up to Production and Installation requirements.

  • End to end Collaboration in product/production planning with NPI team.

  • Support NPI coordinator in the make-or-buy decisions at sub-assembly or component level

  •  Help monitor production costs and investments

  • Tracking of measures to reach the target for their responsibilities.  These will be individual per project.

  • Help facilitate the creation/coordination of sample parts and pilot series parts (in-house production)

  • Aid in the commissioning and development of operating and testing equipment

  • Adherence to delivery dates in accordance with the sales plan or the promised delivery times

  • Support multiple projects consecutively

  • Adherence to the defined quality throughout the project life cycle

  • Compliance with manufacturing costs and investments.

  • Support incoming component inspection criteria set-up and adherence

  • Will be one of the contact persons in the project team for all aspects of production

  • Aid in the organization of production release

  • Recommend on the awarding of subassemblies and individual parts with NPI

  • Review of all documentation (including checklist) of all incoming projects and their requirements

  • Check for material readiness for release to production

  • Support the change control integration


Experience and Skills:

  • BS in Engineering or Related Technical and/or equivalent combinations of education and experience
  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives

  • 5 years technical experience required, engineering degree desirable, or equivalent combinations of education and experience

  • Understanding of routing and BOM documentation

  • Ability to read and understand electrical and mechanical schematics

  • Demonstrable hands-on knowledge of tools for a manufacturing environment

  • Experience in material and inventory planning, including electrical and mechanical parts preferred.

  • Festo experience a strong plus, but more important is the technical experience in a comparable company

  • Oral & written English communication skills

  • Experience training staff and/or other system users

  • Highly proficient in SAP, MS Office, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities

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