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Company: Emerson Electric Co
Location: Sidney, OH
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


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 Automation Engineer professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our Sidney, Ohio location, you will work inside the corporate advanced manufacturing engineering (AME) department designing and delivering sustainable automation solutions that optimize cost, capital investment and system performance. Through creativity and applying a strong engineering aptitude you will conceptualize, generate, and propose initial design concepts in a collaborative environment.  In addition you will deliver detailed automation system designs, perform hands-on integration, and validate the system meets specified performance on the shop floor.  You will research and monitor manufacturing industry trends and implement best in class solutions for our global manufacturing facilities and other Emerson businesses. 


  • Design and deliver sustainable automated robotic system solutions that optimize cost, capital investment and system performance.
  • Work closely with Controls Engineering personnel on integration of Robotic systems to process machines
  • Lead design reviews in a team environment and possess the ability to assess proposed designs to meet specified requirements and manufacturability.
  • Apply lean manufacturing principles and processes to system solutions.
  • Follow development processes that have been established to meet project schedule milestones. 
  • Coordinate standardization of robotic related production tooling with process engineers. 
  • Coordinate efficient transfer of robotic programs between production lines. 
  • Interact closely with software, systems, and electrical engineering functions to develop comprehensive solutions to design problems. 
  • Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to optimize efficiencies, using CAD or simulation application tools. 
  • Ensure all robotic equipment and production related equipment meet all safety standards within designated ANSI and RIA requirements. 


You partner with others to get work done. You uncover root causes to difficult problems. You can take a creative idea and put it into practice. You experiment to find new solutions.


We offer a work life balance to our employees, general working hours for this position are: Monday thru Friday, 8-5. While overall travel is between 25-30%, the nature of the role is such that during certain periods travel will be heavier depending on project status, and can include weekend travel at times.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Technology Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Industrial Engineering. Associates degree with equivalent work experience would also be considered.  
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in an Engineering Environment
  • Good organizational, project management, and presentation skills to interact with all levels within the organization and with suppliers and vendors
  • Ability to communicate effectively and be an agent for change
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced engineering environment. 
  • Experience and working knowledge of PC applications and Microsoft Office Products
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role.


  • Seven (7) or more years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to recognize and solve complex problems in automation system design
  • Background in high speed automation processes including high-speed vision guidance
  • Experience in root cause analysis
  • Implementation experience with Poke-Yokes
  • Experience in controls including PLC, HMI, VFD & Servo Drive programming
  • Experience in industrial robotics (6-Axis, SCARA, or delta style robots)
  • Strong understanding of general safety, electrical safety, ergonomics
  • Knowledge or experience with a programming language strongly preferred
  • Prior Emerson work experience

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 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, OH 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 our 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 location.

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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