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Emerson Electrical Engineer in Marshalltown, Iowa

If you are looking for a fast-paced team environment where you can use all your engineering skills(and then some), you will want to apply for this technical position in our Next Generation Digital Valve team. We are building the next generation of smart control valve technologies, and we are looking for a few dedicated engineers to take this project to the next level. For this role, if required, relocation assistance will be provided for a successful candidate.

As a member of our Agile development team, you will work collaboratively with a multi-functional group of experts across Mechanical, Electrical and Software engineering to deliver high-quality products through an iterative and incremental process. The team is be empowered to make decisions and is ultimately responsible for delivering value to our customers. You will work in short, time-boxed iterations (sprints) to deliver working product increments that can be tested, validated, and integrated into a larger project. Each member of the team is expected to play an active role in regular communication, feedback, and continuous improvement to ensure that the team is continuously optimizing efficiency and quality with a focus on customer happiness, transparency, and teamwork.


  • Design electronic circuitry for using in industrial applications with a focus on sensor technologies that facilitate health monitoring technology

  • Balance power requirements, computational capability, communications strategies and data rates for optimal performance

  • Work closely with our prognostics engineers on predictive and prescriptive analytics for process control elements

  • Adopt Agile development methodology for iterative and incremental development processes in a team environment

  • Design, analyze, and optimize industrial electronics for performance, cost and manufacturability

  • Design, setup and implement software, valve, sensor and electronics testing


You look for obstacles and develop excellent contingency plans. You find and champion the best creative ideas and actively move them into implementation. You experiment with a wide range of existing technologies while applying new and emerging options that can enhance organizational outcomes. You orchestrate multiple activities simultaneously to accomplish a goal. You seek ways to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete reengineering.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field, or equivalent experience

  • Relevant years of engineering experience commensurate with the level of the position

  • Experience at collaborating with diverse work groups

  • Low power and embedded systems experience

  • Knowledge of various communication protocols such as SPI, I2C, CAN, RS485, RS232, BLE, HART

  • Experience with electrical engineering tools, including Simulation Tools (P-SPICE or LT-SPICE), Oscilloscopes, function generators

  • Design/testing experience for EMC, CE/ATEX, CSA a plus

  • Be self-motivated and function well in a team environment

  • Be able to work independently

  • Possess effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States – sponsorship will not be provided for this role


  • Minimum of 5+ years relevant industry experience.

  • Control valve business knowledge and experience

  • Experience with sensors and industrial electronics

  • Experience with sensor technologies, integration, power management, and communications protocols


Flexible Work Schedule - Remote Work Option:

This role has the flexibility of a remote work option up to three days a week. Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and efficiency as we serve the needs of our customers.

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefit plans to meet you and your family’s physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage. Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to encourag ing a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their outstanding experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that encourage innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The 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 about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson ( .

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship, and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.




Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world’s most complex problems — for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You’ll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you’ll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let’s go. Let’s think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let’s go, together.

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(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, 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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Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you’ll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team – let’s go!

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Requisition ID : 23016193

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.