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Lead Advanced Manufacturing Engineer at Emerson

Lead Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Emerson Elyria, OH Full-Time
Are you an ENGINEERING PROFESSIONAL looking for an opportunity to grow? Are you interested in becoming a core member of a team dedicated to creating World Class manufacturing processes for Iconic Professional Tools brands to provide a Best-in-Class experience for our customers? Emerson Professional Tools has an exciting opening for you!

Based in our Elyria, Ohio location, you will lead the implementation of automated manufacturing technologies and processes in a fast-paced CNC machining environment. You will design, plan, and deliver manufacturing system solutions that optimize cost, capital investment, and performance of highly automated machining cells. In collaboration with our product planning, engineering, manufacturing engineering and operations teams, you will design and develop processes that are designed for both performance and manufacturability. This position will research and monitor advanced manufacturing technology trends and appropriately integrate validated technology solutions into our global manufacturing facilities.

Emerson’s global Professional Tools business is an equal opportunity employer, offering the broadest portfolio of reliable tools and technologies for those working in mechanical, electrical, and plumbing trades! With unparalleled expertise from RIDGID, Greenlee, and Klauke, we deliver trusted products to handle the industries’ toughest challenges.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Lead assigned strategic project programs - understanding customer needs, designing to meet both product and manufacturing requirements, and planning and implementing defined budgets, schedules, and resources.
Lead the development and implementation of process and equipment installations, including design, justification, and procurement.
Specify capital equipment required to execute the manufacturing plan.
Work with cross-functional teams to address current manufacturing challenges across multiple product lines.
Unearth cost reductions and drive continuous improvement by applying lean principles that are aligned with manufacturing strategies.
Collaborate with new product development groups to address industry trends, using design for manufacturing expertise to ensure all aspects of safety, quality, performance, economic value, and standards are achieved.
Perform design/manufacturing process FMEA activities, and determine root cause of failures using statistical methods (e.g. Design of Experiment, Statistical Process Control, Root Cause Analysis, A3).
Optimize processes associated with material/information flow , part workholding, tooling, and CNC programs to manufacture products to drawing dimensions and tolerances in an efficient manner.
Develop and advance new manufacturing technologies from supporting business case through application in a relevant production environment
Serve as technical support for assigned manufacturing responsibilities.
Facilitate and participate in kaizen events, workshops, and value stream mapping exercises to identify waste elimination opportunities in various processes, and recommend improvement actions

Required Qualifications

Four (4) year technical degree plus three (3) years related experience (intern/co-op experience will be considered) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Appropriate knowledge, demonstrated competence, and experience in manufacturing machining technologies and related industries
Experience with fixture design
Understanding of Design for Manufacturing and Automation
Good organizational, project management, and presentation skills to interact with all levels within the organization and with suppliers and customers.
Ability to recognize and solve simple and complex problems in manufacturing system design
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced engineering environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with solid modeling software (e.g., SolidWorks) and related tools
Experience with secondary manufacturing processes
CNC programming experience with a 3D CAM software (examples: Esprit, EdgeCAM, MasterCAM, GibbsCAM, TopSolid, etc).
Practitioner of LEAN manufacturing and application of LEAN tools.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Ability to work independently without supervision
Ability to collaborate on a cross-functional team


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, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an online wellness rewards program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave are available. Employee resource groups, including a Diversity and Inclusion committee, Women in Stem, LGBTQ+ Allies, and our Veterans Group, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.

About Emerson

Envision being surrounded by committed, driven, and passionate innovators all working toward the same goal—to create groundbreaking solutions that leave our world in a better place than we found it. Emerson is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential sectors.

A dynamic environment is what you’ll discover at Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with an $18 billion in sales and 155 manufacturing locations worldwide. Together, we’re changing the world, and we have all the resources to help you achieve your professional goals.

Whether an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options, or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join us and start your journey today.

Our Commitment to Our People

Across the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable.

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy.

Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. Learn more about us!

Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives – and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable 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. Learn more about our Culture & Values and Diversity, Equity & 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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Emerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs.

Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

We help customers in the world’s most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life.

Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.

Our Causes – Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future – shape, define and fuel Emerson’s culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.

Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your master’s degree, you’ll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!

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