Industrial Engineer


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Southaven, MS

Job Description

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Job Overview:

If you are an Industrial or Mechanical professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in our Southaven, MS location, you will be hands-on working with our Manufacturing and Distribution teams to optimize our processes and develop methods and standards in a world-class facility. This position will report to the Manufacturing Manager and is predominately on-site in a manufacturing setting Monday through Friday, with some weekends as needed. If you like being challenged, doing root cause analysis, and process improvement, this would be a phenomenal fit for you!


  • Develop manufacturing methods, procedures, and standard work instructions for the processing of new or improved products as well as the continued manufacturing of the existing product, including maintaining standards, variance reporting analysis, and indicating standards change.

  • Establish, audit, and maintain time standards and routings using proven work measurement techniques for the establishment of accurate standard costs. Update standards for methods change as per company policy.

  • Evolve equipment and facility layouts and related flow studies using, and consistent with, the industry standards and ergonomic principles.

  • Conduct work simplification and cost reduction studies by evaluating alternate methods of processing as influenced by equipment, tooling, and capacity analysis reports.

  • Lead and or participate as a member of the Lean and Six Sigma teams to facilitate the implementation of planned continuous improvement achievements and goals. Lead Kaizen events.

  • Utilize current manufacturing data management information systems and maintain records necessary to control the operations consistent with company policy.

  • Administer detailed cost analysis for management evaluation using current technology.

  • Provides technical support and troubleshooting techniques to resolve production and engineering opportunities.

  • Create long and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines


You are an engineer that can optimize work processes while managing complexity. You like to have a plan, and align the work to it. You embrace decisions and move forward. Outside-the-box thinking and innovation speak to you!


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering

  • 1-5 years experience in related Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering activities.

  • Requires knowledge of manufacturing practices and work measurement methodologies, Industrial Engineering analytical techniques, ergonomics, safety analysis, Minitab, ISO, and SPC.

  • Experience in using Lean-manufacturing tools and other continuous improvement methods is required.

  • A strong background in time-study methodology

  • Effective communication/interpersonal skills are required, along with good technical writing ability.

  • Requires excellent personal computer skills including Windows and Excel.

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


  • Master’s Degree

  • Six Sigma training

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 and 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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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.
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