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Facilities Project Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512241-802082
    • Job Location: Mason, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: 6-9 Month Contract
    • Date Updated: March 30, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • JOB EXPERIENCE: 4 Years
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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


Manage all facets of project management through exceptional services to Festo’s key stake holders. Ensure the collection of all operational needs/special requirements and execute all projects in the highest quality, on budget, and in time. There should not only be a high emphasis on performance but also on maintaining a high level of professionalism, integrity, honesty, and fairness with all internal and external parties


Key Accountabilities: 

  • Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk, billing, etc.) for individual projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout. 
  • Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to complex documents affecting projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.
  • Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard to complex request for proposals; completes bid analysis; leads evaluation interviews, recommends resources to Head of Facilities.
  • Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep Head of Facilities and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
  • Implement project documentation governance aligned with company requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.
  • Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.
  • Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure/initiate approvals on change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify complex project risks, lead constructability reviews, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of projects & project management within the context of business results (business case, larger economic implications, business risk, etc).
  • Assembles and maintains reports to communicate daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly reports with daily operations, senior management, & headquarters.
  • Follow all company, safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications.
  • Prepares project schedule and manages the move, add, change process and serves as on-site foreman.
  • Performs frequent audits of work executed onsite to ensure all work is performed safely and in accordance with Festo standards.
  • Reviews all as-builts, O&M’s and other project data and hands over complete packages to facilities team to develop programs
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. (i.e. company credit card number).
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • Maintains an active communication and relationship with local authorities such as Fire Department, Police, etc.

Experience and Skills:

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree construction management, facilities, or relevant
  • Construction and/or facilities exp. 5-7 years, industrial facility­­­
  • Building drawings, layouts, electrical, HVAC, fire protection, production systems
  • Strong knowledge and experience of manufacturing environment and shopfloor implementations 
  • Proven strong Industrial Project Management skills within a global organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • SAP knowledge preferred, purchasing system, Microsoft project, Revit, CAD, Blue beam.
  • Management of contractors, vendors, work performed, budget, schedules
  • Vendor negation skills preferred.
  • Requires general problem solving and logical thinking skills. 
  • Must have deep knowledge of building codes and/or requirements.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Vendor negotiation skills preferred

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