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Dream employer – Festo

Festo AG is a global player and, at the same time, an independent, family-run company with its head office in Esslingen am Neckar. The company supplies pneumatic and electrical automation technology for 300,000 customers for factory- and process automation in over 40 industries.

Festo – dream employer
Festo – dream employer

Financially independent

As an internationally-operating, family-run company in its third generation, Festo is able to source its financial needs on its own. The company is thus not obligated to the capital markets, but rather exclusively to customers, employees and business partners. The company can thereby plan for the long term and do business sustainably in dynamic markets.


Areas of business: automation and didactics

The right solution for every requirement: Festo offers products, systems and services related to pneumatics and electrical control- and drive technology – for factory and process automation. Our wide-ranging products and industry-specific know-how find their application in production and assembly in various industrial sectors. Whether the auto- or electronics industry, printing- and packaging technology, semiconductors or the solar industry – Festo understands the demands of various industries precisely and guides its customers from the first consultation through to continual follow-up support.

A partner in technical education and advanced training

Festo didactics is a world market leader in industrial education – whether outfitting technical educational institutions or through training and consulting for industrial companies. The portfolio includes all of the necessary means for efficient teaching and guaranteed learning results, from simple simulation software to the individual training packet, from the modular learning factory to completely equipped training centres.

Socially engaged

The family-run company does business from a holistic perspective and assumes global and local responsibility for its business dealings. Through its range of activities, Festo contributes to quality of life and resource conservation with new technologies, knowledge and education.


Festo delights its customers worldwide through intelligent solutions for factory- and process automation – and also inspires employees through great freedom in design. As an independent, family-run company, there are excellent prospects here to put ideas into practice. Innovation requires freedom and security. Employees are an established component to a successful story.

Exceptional employer

Festo is not only a successful company, but it is also an appealing employer around the globe. This is verified by regular employee surveys and our good rankings in external employer surveys.

The focus is on people

Employees represent a decisive competitive advantage for a company. People are therefore the focus at Festo. Only qualified, motivates employees are happy coming to work, engage themselves fully, and give their best. As a result, you are well supported: with introductory events for new employees, individual, advanced training measures, healthcare, models for flexible working hours and much more. In every phase of life – for a balanced relationship between career and personal life.

The Services:

  • Flexible models for working hours
  • Personal development and life-long learning
  • Competitive compensationModern workplace
  • Voluntary additional services

Would you like to make a difference with passion? If so, Festo looks forward to meeting you!

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