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Senior/Lead Engineer - Applied Mechanics & Reliability Engineering

Company: Emerson Group
Location: Sidney
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

The Applied Mechanics (AM) and Reliability team provides laboratory, simulation, and reliability engineering services to Commerical and Residential Solutions business units.

This position will focus on providing timely, value-added, and integrated solutions to complex engineering problems by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders. The lead engineer will also demonstrate the ability to diligently track and manage the progress of the work by facilitating open dialog with a wide variety of contributors and stakeholders. The focus will be to increase customer experience through proactive customer engagement and operational excellence by using lean and perfect execution principles.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a deeply technical engineering team working in a fast-paced, innovative, and global environment with the objective of assuring that the Commercial and Residential Solutions HVACR products are meeting and exceeding customer expectations.


  • Collaborate with global AM lab, simulation, and reliability teams to lead integrated solutions for internal and external customers.
  • Complete assigned technical projects in a timely manner by leveraging the fundamental physics-of-failure approach, advanced engineering tools, and knowledge of product application.
  • Drive customer engagement to understand and manage business priorities, and utilize project management and lean tools to create schedules and deliver results.
  • Prepare engineering reports in a timely manner that summarize projects, draw conclusions, and make data-driven recommendations derived from engineering analysis of the work in a clear, concise, and accurate manner.
  • Effectively communicate project status to customers at various levels in the organization by preparing presentations of results.
  • Provide insight and recognize opportunities to focus knowledge or process development for TSQ departments. WHO YOU ARE:

    You partner with others to get work done. You learn quickly when facing new situations. You scan the environment for new technical skills, knowledge, or capabilities that can benefit the business or personal performance. You plan and align your projects to provide timely and innovative solutions to problems.

    Flexible Work Schedule - Remote Work Option and Core Hours

    This role has the flexibility of a remote work option up to three days a week and a core hour schedule. You can choose to flex your start and stop times given you are working during the core hours of 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and productivity as we serve the needs of our customers.

    • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics, or equivalent, and four (4)+ years of relevant experience.
    • Basic understanding of HVACR application, compressor design, computational modeling and simulation, durability, and reliability.
    • Proven track record of applying fundamental engineering principles and creative thinking to drive timely engineering decisions solving complex problems
    • Strong investigative, analytical, and problem-solving skills
    • Effective communication skills; exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop collaborative relationships
    • Proven computer skills, including MS Words, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS:
      • Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics, or equivalent, and two (2)+ years of relevant experience.
      • Deep knowledge of compressor science, design, failure analysis, vibrations, statistics, engineering analysis, experimental stress analysis, wear, and tribology
      • Hands-on experience working with lab equipment, CAD modeling, FEA simulations, data analysis, and reliability assessment tools (WinSmith, Reliasoft)
      • Training and experience in Lean, Six Sigma, and project management tools
        Why Work in the Greater Miami Valley Area

        Our facility is located in Sidney, OH, 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

        Our 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 our HVACR Americas business unit. Through our many years of compressor expertise, our products help bring comfort and convenience to refrigeration, commercial, industrial, and residential spaces. 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.

        About Us


        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.

        If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, please contact:


        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!

        No calls or agencies please.

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