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Strategic Sourcing Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 2022.5.4.327475
    • Job Location: Mason , OH
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 25, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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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, we 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

 Main Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates sound knowledge of negotiation strategies and extensive experience in a similar role. 
  • Searches vendors/technologies for critical direct materials, special parts, industrialization processes used in Festo's products.
  • Creates cost estimates and negotiates contracts.
  • Analyzes current and future materials needs and implements plans to ensure supply continuity. 
  • Understands market conditions and players.
  • Builds relationships with suppliers and technology providers. 
  • Implements and manages materials acquisition strategies and processes to proactively build and maintain a qualified vendor base. 
  • Hires, oversees and coaches associates in the Procurement Group. 

Experience and Skills:

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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