Engineering Co-op (Fall Semester – August Start)


Ash Flat, AR

What to Expect in our Co-op Program:
Expand your technical and professional skills in a real-world setting. Emerson co-ops are given meaningful work,
support, and mentorship from experienced managers and key business leaders.

What We Offer:
-Competitive compensation and paid holidays
-Housing stipends for eligible students and a list of nearby housing options for relocation
Event opportunities through our social and professional development co-op committees
-Our co-ops are a key talent pipeline for full-time employment opportunities after graduation at our many
Emerson Professional Tools is looking for a Summer ENGINEERING CO-OP to work at our ASH FLAT, ARKANSAS
manufacturing facility. We are accepting applications from candidates who can commit 30-40 hours per week and
who are starting a career in Engineering or related. The ideal candidate will be entering their junior year of school
and be open to working two terms. This position will actively participate in projects related to manufacturing process
control and process improvement.

-Provide support for key company initiatives, such as lean implementation, downtime elimination, and overall equipment efficiency (OEE).
-Work with subject matter experts to measure current process performance, analyze results, develop improvement ideas, and run experiments or trials to improve results.
-Potentially be involved with new process implementation, involving developing procedures, completing problem analysis, job safety analysis, etc.
-Work with engineering and shop floor team to identify and design fixtures to improve manufacturability.
-Interface with Engineers to introduce new products to the plant and help troubleshoot problems inherent with production and improve manufacturing efficiency.
-Examine documents such as blueprints, drawings, change orders, and specifications to verify the completeness and accuracy of data.
-Prepare and submit Engineering Work Orders (EWO).
-Prepare reports and memorandums as requested.
-Possibly deal with vendors or others outside of the organization.
-Possibly be involved with the evaluation of capital investments and assist in the preparation of cost justifications.

You balance planning with actions. You make new connections and build relationships in other areas and teams. You solicit both input and discussion. You build and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations. You dig for the root cause of a problem and look for patterns. You learn to streamline processes and cut out redundancy.

-Undergraduate Student currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, or related field
-Completion of at least 3 semesters of coursework
-Excellent communication skills (oral & written)
-Ability to work independently, learn new tasks/handle multiple tasks, solve problems, meet deadlines, and show strong self-motivation and initiative.
-Strong computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role. 

-Undergraduate Student currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering
-Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher