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Manufacturing Systems Engineer

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

Job Description:

Job Description

Manufacturing Systems Engineer

Primary Location: Charlottesville, VA

Job Function: Operations

Organization: Machine Automation Solutions

The Manufacturing Systems Engineer will be responsible for the development and support of a wide variety of manufacturing systems applications. You will apply your experience and knowledge to the design, development, implementation, and support of software and hardware solutions to enable and enhance Manufacturing Operations. The Manufacturing Systems team is a critical element of Lean Manufacturing initiatives, and as a Development Engineer, you will be a key part of taking the Machine Automation Systems manufacturing operations to the next level of excellence.


You research initiatives and try new approaches. You are open to change and continue to learn and experience new opportunities. You provide timely and helpful information to individuals across the organization. You persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. You create teamwork allowing others across the organization to achieve shared objectives.

As a MFG Systems Engineer, you will:

  • Monitor and verify all MFG systems are operational to ensure production is not adversely affected.
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision to accomplish your responsibilities and assigned tasks.
  • Execute the design, development, and implementation of a variety of manufacturing systems solutions to help keep MAS on the leading edge of technology and help make us a world-class manufacturer.
  • Support and improve Manufacturing Operations, including but not limited to:
    • MES (AEGIS)
    • SQL, - Jobs, Queries, stored procedures, database design
    • HMI/SCADA, (Proficy, Movicon)
    • Web Portals
    • Label printing
    • Laser marking
    • Maintenance Connection
    • SAP (ERP) & middleware (nLink)
    • Cogiscan
    • Juki support systems
    • MES Server Support
    • Legacy VB apps
    • Web Page design and support
    • Serial Number Management
    • Site to site communications via SFTP
    • Troubleshoot all system related issues, identify root causes, and implement bug fixes.
    • Perform Routine Maintenance on MFG Systems and Hardware
    • Maintain a robust Backup & Restore process for all MFG Systems
    • Perform routine network diagnostics and repair
    • Debug and enhance existing MES solutions
    • Create technical system architecture drawings, information flow maps, database diagrams.
    • Create user and system admin manuals for manufacturing systems, conduct training for all users.
    • Provide training and guidance to line techs and team leaders to ensure standard processes and practices are followed consistently.
    • Complete specific sub-projects as identified by the MFG. Systems Manager.
    • Acquire hardware, software and services required to support the system implementations.
    • Create queries or Ad-Hoc reports to support data needs from quality, materials, operations and EHS.
    • Partner with all department teams to continuously eliminate waste, simplify and improve processes. REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
      • Bachelor's degree (or equiv.) in related field
        • Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Manufacturing Engineering
        • Or 5+ years of experience developing Software Systems
        • Minimum 2 years of experience with the implementation of information technology in a complex environment
        • Formal training or demonstrated proficiency in programming: C/C++/C#, Visual Basic, .NET, SQL and/or other languages
        • Demonstrated ability to design, develop and support sophisticated manufacturing systems
        • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills
        • Demonstrated facilitation and technical leadership skills
        • Demonstrated proactive team player with a high level of initiative PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
          • 3+ years of experience in electronics manufacturing with some knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, processes, and test techniques.
          • Working Knowledge of SAP & MES software systems
          • Experience with SQL Database Administration
          • Microsoft Certification, VMware Certified Professional or other Industry recognized IT certification
          • Understanding of network technologies: LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, Ethernet, DNS
          • Experience with Virtual Machine systems administration
          • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills
          • Strong team player with a high level of initiative - collaborates well with others to solve problems

            WHY EMERSON?

            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.

            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

            ABOUT EMERSON

            Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $18.4 billion in sales, more than 20 Innovation, Solutions & Engineering Centers, and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. We are innovators, question-askers and problem-solvers. We don't settle for good enough or "This is the way it's always been done." Instead, we push ourselves and strive for the "never been done before."

            Our Automation Solutions business enables the greatest use of the world's most valuable resources, ensuring the performance and safety of industries that are the backbone of daily life.

            Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

            No calls or agencies please.

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