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Product / Program Management Co-op (Spring 2023 Semester - January Start)

Company: Emerson Electric Co.
Location: Sidney
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

What to Expect in our Co-op Program:

Expand your technical and professional skills in a real-world setting. Emerson co-ops are given meaningful work, support, and mentorship from experienced managers and key business leaders. There is the potential to gain knowledge and experience in a variety of ways by exploring opportunities associated with your major and rotating through multiple departments.

What We Offer:

* Competitive compensation, flexible dress code policy, and paid holidays
* Housing stipends for eligible students and a list of nearby housing options for relocation
* Access to our newly renovated fitness center, workout classes, and wellness program
* Event opportunities through our social and professional development co-op committees

Our co-ops are a key talent pipeline for full-time employment opportunities after graduation at our many locations.

If you are a student looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in our Sidney, Ohio location, you will collaborate with Product / Program Managers and Engineering Change Coordinators in a supportive role. Your work will require collaboration with Sales, Marketing, Procurement, Operations, and Engineering to assist Product / Program Managers in defining the vision and strategy for the Refrigeration division product lines. You will support the Product / Program Managers & Engineering Change Coordinators in developing and executing business plans to successfully grow and maintain the Refrigeration Division product lines.


* Support new product development programs, assisting in the new product phase/gate process by working in collaboration with cross-functional teams. Generally, assisting product/program management, under the direction of the applicable Product/Program Manager, in the overseeing of the execution of the overall business plan.
* Help under the direction of the applicable Product/Program Manager to improve and implement internal process improvement, refinement, and optimization initiatives.
* Support Product/Program Management by working with Sales, Marketing, and Engineering to assist in defining the vision and strategy for the Refrigeration division product lines.
* Work in a supportive role, and under the direction of product/program management, with marketing, sales, operations, suppliers, and other functions to understand their needs and concerns as they relate to the Refrigeration division product lines.
* Assist in gathering the information needed, to present progress updates both internally and externally to the upper management, the sales force and customers.
* Assist in gathering business intelligence on competition, their products, strategies, and tactics. Supporting Product Planning in the development of plans to win.
* Support Product/Program Management in the facilitative & collaborative efforts working with various functions globally to ensure leading edge technology and speed to market by leveraging common designs.
* Support other Refrigeration NPD programs as needed such as Alternative Refrigerants, Electronics, Scroll, etc.


You try different solutions for problems and learn from the results. You stay aligned with your goals and stay productive. You focus on creating an effective collaborative style. You prepare content for communication that is impactful.


* Undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering

* Ability to work 40 hours/week during the scheduled term

* Basic project management and leadership skills

* Basic financial understanding and analysis capability

* Strong communication skills, both oral and written

* Proficient with Microsoft products including Excel, Project, Outlook, Word, etc.

* Excellent people skills to enable positive interaction with staff, colleagues, and cross-functional teams

* A strong will to learn new methodologies, as well as the willingness to bring a different perspective to light by providing ideas & opinions where applicable and appropriate

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


* Undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Leadership/Entrepreneurship, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or Electromechanical Engineering

* Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher

* Sophomore or higher class status

* Prior co-op or internship experience is a plus


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, holiday pay, and an online wellness rewards program. 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?

With a low cost of living, the Greater Miami Valley is home to growing communities. It is conveniently located a commutable distance from the University of Dayton and Wright State University. Located close to major cities such as Dayton, Columbus, Toledo, and Cincinnati; There is always something to do in the area. Visit and the other links to learn more about local events!

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!.

Keywords: Emerson Electric Co., Dayton , Product / Program Management Co-op (Spring 2023 Semester - January Start), Executive , Sidney, Ohio

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