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Technical Instructor - Contract

Posted: 06/16/2024

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Festo Didactic is accepting applications for a Traveling Instructor of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies.


  • Technical Diploma, or higher degree in related field
  • Minimum three (3) years’ work experience in advanced manufacturing, mechatronics, process control, engineering, or related field.
  • Must demonstrate previous experience delivering training to employees
  • Must possess extensive knowledge, skills, and experience to provide effective instruction in advanced manufacturing topics to include fluid power, PLC, maintenance, precision measurements, electricity, foundational manufacturing concepts, mechatronics, industrial robotics, and LEAN manufacturing concepts.


The Traveling Instructor shall be directly responsible to Festo Didactic’s Industrial Workforce Development Manager. The instructor shall use curriculum developed, planned, and prepared by Festo to include assignments and instructional aides. The instructor will work with the training team to keep these revised and up to date to meet the requirements of industry. Conduct site visits/evaluations to businesses and industry; and establish and maintain good public relations within the service area. Willingness to learn autonomously topics linked not necessarily to your actual specialization. Extensive travel required.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.


  • Use of computer and presentation tools
  • Work is performed in a training room and shop setting with frequent interruptions and distractions.
  • Ability to adapt pedagogical approach to customer’s knowledge and skills (from operators to university teachers)
  • Must be physically able to lift up to 50 pounds, stoop, stand and work, with or without accommodation, to demonstrate and perform all work-based projects in a training room and shop setting.
  • Frequent air travel to customer sites with 3-5 overnight hotel stays.
  • Operate a motor vehicle to travel within the service area and in other areas as needed.
  • Candidate must not have any legal restrictions for travelling or cannot be considered for this position



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.

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