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Production Manager - Machining at Emerson Electric Co in Brookfield, Connecticut

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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 OPERATIONS/PRODUCTION professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our DANBURY, CT location, you will....serve as Production Manager with the responsibility of the machining department of Engineered To Order/Customize To Order and R&D parts for all products supported in Branson Americas. You will also assist in the development and supervision of the employees, processes, and equipment used safely in the quality and cost-effective manufacturing of tooling, fixtures, and fabricated parts AS PRODUCTION MANAGER, YOU WILL: 

  • Manage the daily activities of the Machining department that include the integration of resources (manpower and equipment) to attain safe operations and the maximum levels of productivity, supporting optimal employee engagement.
  • Provide management to manufacturing personnel that includes work order cost accounting logging, non-conformance reporting and tracking, production throughput standardization and reporting, and employee coaching and development.
  • Responsible for the department’s quality levels. In the case of non-compliance, active participant in MRB (Material Review Board) and the development of corrective & preventative actions where required. Partner with maintenance team to support optimal level of equipment uptime and appropriate level of employee engagement in preventive maintenance.
  • A driver of continuous improvement, using Lean practices, in the place of work that support cost reduction initiatives and provide key input for capital equipment and general spending justifications.

  • Support inter-department collaboration, to include consultation for engineering and inspection personnel to aid in DFA/DFM activities and updating of routings/processing methods documentation to ensure integrity of the manufacturing process.

WHO YOU ARE:You think about the whole system and convey clear performance expectations and follow up consistently. You seek ways to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete reengineering.


  • B.S. in an engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical Engineering
  • Prior experience as a leader or individual contributor in a quality, engineering, and/or materials planning team = well-rounded operational experience
  • Prior supervisory experience in a highly skilled electro-mechanical manufacturing environment, preferably using multi-dimensional machining equipment up to 5-axis milling and/or multi-task turning.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering and tool and die. 
  • In-depth working knowledge of fabrication processes, material specification, and general industrial operations.
  • Knowledge of acoustics, with the ability to calculate pre-tune and final horn frequency adjustments.
  • Knowledge of Product Project Cost Estimating, Cost Analysis, Routings, B.O.M. (Bill of Material) Structuring.
  • Experience developing processes and work instructions.

  • Lean/Six Sigma, ASQ, and/or Project Management certification
Our Commitment to Our PeopleWe 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. 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 provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave. 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 & InclusionAt 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 ourCulture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson. Work AuthorizationEmerson 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 EmployerEmerson 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, you can request help by sending an email to 

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