Advanced Manufacturing Engineer/Sr Engineer at Emerson Electric Co

Posted in Management 9 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

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.

If you are an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer/Sr Engineer professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our St. Louis, MO location, you will develop, evaluate and improve multiple manufacturing processes, utilizing knowledge of DFM and DFA to collaborate in the creation of new process technology, improved product designs, and materials while supporting production goals, safety, quality, cost, and delivery.  A focus on automation and continuous improvement is required. You will support all White-Rodgers facilities, contract manufacturers, and suppliers in process improvements.


  • Develop manufacturing and testing processes for new product development/introduction, capacity growth, and efficiency improvements

  • Lead project team activities; team may include manufacturing engineering functions only or cross-functionally to include members from product planning, procurement, quality, operations, and suppliers 

  • Troubleshoot, investigate, and resolve current process issues related to tooling, materials, process, and gages

  • Use financial analysis to estimate labor savings and justify project costs

  • Continually improve process capability (Cpk) and process efficiency or OEE of assigned processes while supporting quality, cost, delivery, and safety 

  • Implement lean production principles to create or improve material flow

  • Utilize lean, six sigma, DOE, principles during improvement activities

  • Develop, maintain, and standardize process documentation

  • Work with groups within White Rodgers and outside Suppliers to implement projects and tasks as needed

  • Continually seek new technology opportunities


You use financial analysis to generate, evaluate, and act on strategic options and opportunities. You seek out experts and innovators to learn about the impact emerging technologies might have on your business. You acquire data from multiple and diverse sources when solving problems. You engage in collaborative planning. You seek ways to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete reengineering. You push yourself and help others achieve results. You partner with others to get work done. You prepare content for communication that is impactful.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering field or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience

  • Minimum four (4) years experience as a process/manufacturing engineer

  • Controls programming knowledge (Allen Bradley preferred)

  • Robotic programming knowledge (Fanuc preferred)

  • Experience with high volume manufacturing process experience

  • Must have project planning skills to prioritize tasks and establish framework and systems for managing areas of responsibility

  • Must have good written and oral communication skills

  • Skills in 3D modeling and AutoCad

  • Basic knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

  • English skills

  • Ability to travel up to 15% of time

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role


  • 8+ years experience as a process/manufacturing engineer

  • Society/Trade Involvement related to assigned process(es)

  • Knowledge of ISO9001/14001

  • Understand performing PFMEA

  • Working knowledge of PPAP and statistical process control 

  • Certified Project Manager


Our Commitment to Our People

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.

Emerson places a high value on ensuring that team members 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. Team member resource groups ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday team member life.

Why Work in St. Louis, Missouri
Our facility is in St. Louis famous for its Gateway Arch standing at 630 feet tall. St Louis is a family-friendly historic metropolitan area with a low-cost of living and first-class schools. The city offers excellent restaurants, shopping areas, art galleries, and numerous festivals throughout the year making this an exciting place to live and work. 

About our Location
This location is the host of Emerson’s corporate headquarters and Commercial and Residential Solutions Tools, Hermetic Motors, and other businesses. Our products, such as the InSinkErator, Sensi, and RIDGID have become household names that support the comfort and well-being of our customers. The ComRes platform employees at this location provide support to the various businesses within Commercial and Residential Solutions, allowing for many networking opportunities across businesses. The connectedness between ComRes and Corporate employees allow for a close relationship and the opportunity to explore opportunities across Emerson.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!. 

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.

Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson.

Work Authorization

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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