Lead Senior / Principal Mechanical Design Engineer at Emerson Electric Co in Shakopee, Minnesota

Posted in Architecture 7 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 experienced design engineering professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in our Shakopee, MN location, you will design instrumentation that analyze liquids and combustion gases and detect flame and gas leaks for customers in chemical process, power, refining, food & beverage, pharmaceutical and water & wastewater industries.

  • Design new products and components including plastic injection molded parts, die castings, investment castings, stampings, machines components, etc.

  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing to ensure new designs are feasible from a manufacturing standpoint

  • Provide continuation engineering support for legacy products

  • Develop, qualify, and implement product improvements and extensions

  • Resolve quality issues

  • Identify and implement product cost reductions

You quickly and decisively take actions in fact-changing, unpredictable situations. You use milestones to diligently track and manage the progress of the work.You facilitate an open dialogue with a wide variety of contributors and stakeholders. You achieve and are consistently known as a top performer.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an engineering school.

  • Six (6) years of applicable experience.

  • Experience with plastic injection molded or die cast aluminum part design

  • Experience with SolidWorks and/or Creo CAD software

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States -


  • An ABET-accredited engineering degree is preferred.

  • Good communication skills and ability to collaborate with others

  • Experience designing industrial grade products for use in high vibration, harsh, environments

  • Supervision of engineers and technicians

  • Hands on product testing


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.
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 & 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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