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Project Manager- Product Development

    • Job Tracking ID: 512241-790275
    • Job Location: Mason, OH
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 21, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • JOB EXPERIENCE: 4 Years
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:

Founded in 1925, Festo Corporation is the leading worldwide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs.  For many years Festo has been providing impetus for factory automation and offers a wide product and service portfolio – from individual components to complex customized solutions and system. As a family-owned company, we act from a holistic perspective. We take responsibility for our actions globally and locally, and want to contribute to the quality of life and conservation of resources where we operate with new technologies, knowledge and education.

 At Festo, we hire people who continuously live our five core Values:

  • We are Ambitious
  • We are Determined
  • We are Visionary
  • We Value Each Other
  • We are Dependable

Come be part of a fast past, innovative research and design center where you will have real-world impact designing products that improve lives. You will interact with other ME, EE and SW engineers in an R&D environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for meeting project goals and deadlines
  • Responsible for presenting product and project status and management reporting throughout the development process
  • Provide technical guidance & leadership on cross-functional and intercultural teams
  • Interface effectively with R&D, Manufacturing, Quality, Procurement, and Product Management functions
  • Work closely with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of components and services
  • Carry ideas and projects from early concept all the way through manufacturing
  • Responsible for the project compliance with Festo processes and corporate instructions
  • Close cooperation with customers, sales and the Headquarters in Germany

Experience and Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in technical discipline
  • Excellent knowledge of project management methodologies for product development
  • Extensive knowledge of technology concepts and technical standards of pneumatic components
  • Experience leading projects through a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and process development activities such as qualification, validation, design of experiments, FMEA and design for manufacturing
  • Must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and can interact effectively and have the ability to interact effectively with people in all areas of the company including Operations, R&D, Quality and PM


Festo Corporation offers a robust benefits package, which is designed to help employees and their dependents stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. This is just one way we strive to provide employees with a rewarding workplace. As an effort to keep pace with healthcare trends, Festo Corporation is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits package to its employees which includes...Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Programs, Short-term and Long-term disability, 401k, Pet Insurance, Paid Holidays, Paid time off, Educational assistance and many more.


 Festo is an equal opportunity employer.  We believe that the best way to attract and retain a diverse workforce is to encourage a culture of inclusion within our organization.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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