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Manager Engineering at Emerson Electric Co

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Dayton, Ohio

Job Description:

At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.


This position will directly manage a team of engineers focused on the New Product Development of scroll compressors and related products in commercial HVAC applications. Candidates must have proven experience navigating the early phases of scope definition up through product launch, including field testing. A key factor for success in this role is the ability to collaborate with global development teams as well as customer facing technical resources. This role will initially be focused on the ZPKZ next generation of commercial scroll platforms in the 12- 25 Ton Range including Two- Stage.


  • Collaboration and coordination with global colleagues on a daily basis

  • Thought leadership for engineering's contribution to the scoping of NPD programs

  • Strong portfolio management ability in the execution of independently run projects

  • Collaborate with internal and external customers and cross-functional colleagues by communicating technical and project information

  • Serve as a technical resource and mentor capable of developing a team of engineers

  • Technical decision making, troubleshooting, and NPD guidance

  • Driving New Product Development programs through a phase-gate process

  • Identifying and solving resource / infrastructure challenges in real time

  • Support an engineering team through disciplined, technical problem solving processes 

One of Emerson’s core values is: Support our People. Employee development is a top priority for Emerson. Employees receive opportunities for professional development, further education, training and individual career development. Emerson encourages both lateral and vertical movement within the company.

We offer the flexibility of a core hour work schedule. Employees can flex their start and stop times given they are working during the core hours of 9:00am - 3:00pm. Our teams work together to ensure their chosen work schedules are supporting our customers.


Additional Information

Travel required: 10-15%



  • Bachelors Degree in a Technical field

  • 7+ Years of relevant experience in compression development or high speed rotating equipment, or equal combination of education and experience

  • Proven track record in global collaboration and global product development

  • Independent thinker capable of leading cross functional programs in a matrix organization

  • Proven ability to integrate different technologies into a cohesive, technical system

  • Strong project management skills including budgeting, developing program schedules, and driving team decisions

  • Proven interpersonal and technical problem solving abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • A basic working knowledge of advanced analytical techniques and how to deploy them 


  • 10+ Years of relevant experience in compression development or high speed rotating equipment

  • HVAC systems awareness, ability to integrate compressor with power electronics and other system controls

  • Experience with sensors, algorithm development, and power electronics

  • Experience with analytical methods (FEA, CFD, etc) and the ability to assist in structuring studies

  • Experience with Lean methodologies, Lean product development, and passion for continuous improvement

Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, fitness center, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an online wellness rewards program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave available, including a shutdown from December 24 through New Year’s Day. Employee resource groups, including a very active Diversity and Inclusion committee, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.

Why Work in the Greater Miami Valley Area
Our facility is located in Sidney, which is conveniently located within driving distance to several larger cities, such as Dayton, Troy, and Columbus. The area’s generally low costs of living, excellent school systems, and low crime rates create a family-friendly environment. The area is home to several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and arts scenes that make them exciting places to live and work.

About our Location
The newly renovated Sidney campus has 1M square feet of manufacturing floor with an additional 120k square feet of leading-edge lab facilities. This location is the headquarters for the air conditioning and cold chain businesses. Through or 30 years of scroll compressor expertise, our air conditioning related products help bring comfort and convenience in commercial, industrial and residential spaces. The cold chain business helps ensure that food safely and efficiently travels from farm to fork. Approximately 1600 employees work in Sidney, who all support a multitude of business functions. With the blend of businesses and functions represented under this one roof, there are many opportunities for advancement within the Sidney locations.

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.


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