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Emerson Manufacturing Systems Specialist - Operational Engineering Data in Marshalltown, Iowa

This position will function as the subject matter expert for processes and systems related to Sales Bill of Materials and Global Manufacturing Engineering data. This role ensures that existing and future business processes align with system standards and Flow Controls business objectives and Oracle global design. This role will also have responsibility for the management of Retention of Critical Knowledge, Standard of Work, and Best Practice documentation for Global Manufacturing Engineering data.


  • Using expertise in business functionality along with an understanding of system set-ups to train users in functional business process areas.

  • Train Engineering and other responsible parties on Item and Engineering Module structure creation / maintenance to ensure quality data in the system.

  • Develop business analytics solutions for Engineering Data management reporting and predictive analysis requests.

  • Audit for consistency to Standards and Best Practices. Notify affected parties of corrections to existing data.

  • Investigate, evaluate, and recommend new system functionality for applicability to Global / Plant Site business requirements.

  • Perform testing to ensure that system changes do not present risk to the Flow Controls Business.

  • Critically evaluate improvement requests from the business and ensure that solutions are optimized for the global organization and are included in the Flow Controls global design.

  • Work with key collaborators to establish improvement request justification, business objectives, value, etc.

  • Gather and prepare the functional requirement specifications for improvement projects, workflow definitions, and deliverables applying the Stage Gate and Request for Change (RFC) process.

  • Prepare and/or review supporting documentation for new functionality and improvements.

  • Work with external consultants to design optimal process changes as requested by business leadership.

  • Plan, lead, and implement approved business process and systems improvement projects.

  • Complete identified business process improvement projects timely, to schedule and to budget, coordinating resources for successful implementations.

  • Support Data Maintenance changes to review for Business Process impact and maintenance of the Level 5 Standard (i.e., lookup tables, routings, configurations, etc.)

  • While specializing in Engineering Data functionality, develop an understanding of the complete business cycle to assess impact from both Oracle and non-Oracle business systems across cross-track functions.

  • Coordinate with all Global Sites on the best resolution of production issues to meet Global Design standards.

  • Support all levels of required testing from an Engineering Data perspective, including IAT events.

  • Represent Flow Controls in Perfect Execution Events, OpEx Audit Teams, and Automation Solutions functional teams


    You step up to handle tough issues. You provide timely and helpful information to individuals across the organization. You push yourself and help others achieve results.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or 4 years experience in lieu of degree

  • Experience in Oracle systems, Engineering Data systems

  • Demonstrated ability to influence and inspire change

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


  • 5 years of experience in Manufacturing or Engineering in a manufacturing environment using ERP systems

  • Familiarity with data analytic tools such as Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, Power Query, Power Pivot, and Power BI

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong business and analytical ability

  • Knowledge of the manufacturing operations processes

  • Proven project management skills and ability to effectively lead multiple priorities

  • Familiarity with production control systems and routines

  • Ability to effectively handle changing and conflicting priorities and resolve appropriately

  • Ability to effectively operate and communicate in any organizational structure




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/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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Emerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

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.

We help customers in the world’s most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life.

Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.

Our Causes – Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future – shape, define and fuel Emerson’s culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.

Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your master’s degree, you’ll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!

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Requisition ID: 22025721

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.