Emerson: Company Profile

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Emerson has been in business since 1890, originally incorporated as Emerson Electric Company. As of 2018, Emerson employs about 76,500 people and has more than 200 manufacturing facilities worldwide. Its 2017 revenue was $17.41 billion. Emerson is a Fortune 500 company and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange as EMR. It is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Emerson is composed of five primary business segments: Network Power, Process Management, Industrial Automation, Climate Technologies, and Commercial and Residential Solutions (Tools and Storage).

Process Management

Emerson Process Management provides hardware and software technologies, project management, and engineering services to industries, including oil and gas, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverages. Its technology includes process management systems, plant processing controls, and measurement and chemical analysis systems for liquids and gas. Its process control systems, combined with wireless tools for workers, allow companies to monitor equipment remotely while also tracking the location of mobile workers.

Industrial Automation

Emerson Industrial Automation provides a wide range of integrated solutions to manufacturers across the world. A few of its many products include motors, alternators, fluid control systems, plastic joining equipment, metal welding equipment, pulleys, bearings, and sprockets. Clients include automobile manufacturers, food processors, textile and petrochemical manufacturers, and the oil and gas industry.

Climate Technologies

Emerson Climate Technologies provides heating and air conditioning products and services in the industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Its technology also can be found in refrigeration systems in trucks and supermarkets around the world.

Commercial and Residential Solutions

Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions makes a wide range of tools, storage products, and appliances for residential, healthcare, food services, and commercial applications. Products range from pipe wrenches to wet/dry vacuums, and from closet organizers to medication carts used in hospitals.

Working at Emerson

Emerson prides itself on "being forward thinking and bringing the best in technology" through integrated solutions to its clients. The company stresses its strong business ethics, sound management, and planning processes as being integral to its corporate culture. Diversity is also important to Emerson. The company seeks enthusiastic and talented employees to create an innovative and high-energy work environment.

Emerson has an active university outreach program for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a master in business administration (MBA) recruitment program.

Emerson and its subsidiaries offer paid summer internships to university and college students, as well as six-month co-op positions. Emerson is especially interested in students studying industrial, mechanical and electrical engineering, computer science, business, marketing, accounting, and finance.

Emerson's Corporate Sponsorship Program for MBAs is open to students with at least three years of work experience and who are either enrolled in a top MBA program or have received their MBA in the last three years.

Technical Positions at Emerson

Emerson employs more than 8,000 engineers worldwide. In addition to engineers, Emerson has a wide assortment of other technical positions, including information technology. Open positions may include:

  • Control Systems Engineers
  • Control Systems Project Managers
  • Control Systems Designers
  • Design Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Field Service Technicians
  • Dotnet Developers
  • Interactive Designers
  • Account Managers
  • Business Systems Analysts
  • IT Client Support Specialists
  • IT Field Service Specialists
  • IT Managers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Software Developers
  • Clinical Software Analysts
  • Inside Sales Engineers
  • Senior Instructors
  • Business Development Managers
  • Business Intelligence Program Managers

How to Apply

Jobs at Emerson and its subsidiaries are posted on the Emerson website, as well as on the Career tab of Emerson's LinkedIn page. To apply, you will have to register for a username and password, although an account is not needed to browse jobs and read the details about open positions.