Festo is an independent family business with over 20,000 employees worldwide, and our growing Mason, OH manufacturing facility is the place where our ideas are brought to life as the world’s leading manufacturer of automation technology. From employees who give our inventive spirit a face full of energy, and because we have the utmost respect for so much commitment, it goes without saying that we offer a working environment full of innovative strength and security. Which you can always count on.

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Electrical Manufacturing Engineer

Summary of job contents

Provide technical and manufacturing engineering support to Operations, with core-emphasis on Production and Assembly functions (manufacturing). Support the organization’s drive for operational excellence, by driving or contributing to, projects which optimize the value-stream and programs which create greater customer satisfaction by exceeding expectations in quality, delivery and cost of ownership.


 Key accountabilities

  • Support Prototype, Pre-Production and Production manufacturing methods, training and process validation
  • Interface between Engineering;Production & Quality departments to work cohesively
  • Develop and Deploy; Tools, Jigs & Fixtures to support manufacturing process
  • Create detailed work instructions, visual aides and process routings to maintain acceptable production productivity and quality standards.
  • Perform time and motion studies to provide cost analyses and feedback to management.
  • Design and/or contribute to process teams, processes and methods for a production and assembly environment, with the objective of set-up time reduction, elmination of non value-add material and labor movement, and setting metrics and methods to capture production, assembly and test performance for the purpose of improving operational performance for an entire facility and/or production line.
  • Support and/or develop methods to ensure Manufacturing Sustainment, BOM, Red-lining, ECR and feedback systems for production, assembly and test technicians.
  • Support Production Master data, BOM and Routings in an SAP envinroment.
  • Makes changes to production master data as required via the Festo change management system
  • Supports as required, new product and assembly release, design reviews
  • Assist and/or drive production line design and facility
  • Prepare and/or review production work instructions as required to ensure manufacturing specifications are met.
  • Updates, maintains and potentially administers production and test documentation and subsequent releases and training.
  • Ensures proper methods are utilized in the production, assembly and test areas to ensure compliance to manufacturing and test specifications.
  • National and International travel may be required by any mode of transportation as determined by the company for business reasons
  • Design of electrical and Mechanical test equipment for use in validation of manufactured equipment.  
  • Creation of testing requirements and documentation derived from customer specifications



Knowledge and Experience 

  • Education
    • Bachelors or Technical degree from Four-year college or university; or minimum of 4 years experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Technical knowledge: Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Operational Excellence
  • Knowledge of products: Power Distribution, Robotics, Industrial Automation
  • Knowledge of customers: Technical, highly-engineered solutions type customers, including OEM’s and End-users; Copy-Exact
  • Knowledge of market/industry segments: Semiconductor, Electronics, Industrial Automation, Energy Distribution
  • Technical and Commercial Customer Interactions, Design Reviews, Process Development and Validation
  • Supplier Assessments, Audits, Process Audits to the extent required within management teams and leading teams of junior engineers and/or technicians
  • Computer Skills: MS-Office, SAP User and CAD required (Autocad and Inventor preferred)
  • Strong functional knowledge of electrical standards and best practices utilized in industrial power systems and assemblies.
  • Strong electronics background, proficient in theory and application.
  • Familiar with metal materials specifications and applicable DIN and/or ANSI standards.
  • Knowledge of machine practices and safety standards. Knowledge of CAD, strong with functional test and schematics creation, revision and training.
  • Familiar with estimating and cost calculation of production, assembly and test methods.
  • Knowledge of measurement and test equipment, with some knowledge of machining/fabrication desirable.
  • Experience designing and documenting manufacturing, production assembly and test specifications, procedures and processes.


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.


4 weeks' vacation


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.

Company:  Festo Corporation

Mason, US, 45039

We look forward to your application!

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