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Co-op - Materials Management/Lean - Lebanon, MO (Fall 2021 Semester)

Company: Emerson Electric Co.
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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. There is the potential to gain knowledge and experience in a variety of ways by exploring opportunities associated with your major and rotating through multiple departments.

Our co-ops are a key talent pipeline for full-time employment opportunities after graduation at our many locations.


This role will support the development of materials management strategies aligned with the AC division goals. Areas of focus may include packaging, logistics, inventory management, ERP systems management, and internal materials flow. Additionally, the student in this role will be responsible for using our tools to track finished goods returnable during an order. The student may assist with any returns from customers and ensure uninterrupted supply for production is available. This position also focuses on continuous improvement and assignment goals may be adjusted based on the interest of, and input from, the student coupled with current business priorities.


  • Work with engineers and analysts on inventory reduction/optimization projects
  • Assist and facilitate Kaizen events
  • Create value stream maps for materials process flow and Oracle Transition Team
  • Assist with safety related continuous improvement projects
  • Print, review, and distribute reports
  • Count purchased parts assigned to ledgers
  • Expedite/de-expedite parts as necessary
  • Verify finished goods production reporting
  • Coordinate project requests from Engineers

One of Emerson's core values is: Support our People.

Employee development is a top priority for Emerson. Employees receive opportunities for professional development, further education, training and individual career development. Emerson encourages both lateral and vertical movement within the company.


  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business, Engineering or related field
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Able to work 40 hours a week (Monday - Friday from 8am - 4:30pm) during the scheduled semester


  • Undergraduate student pursuing BS in Supply Chain, Logistics Management, Materials, or Industrial Engineering

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, analytical and decision making skills, and PC skills including Microsoft Office

  • Leadership in school or community organizations preferred

  • Manufacturing experience preferred

  • Strongly prefer a 3.0 GPA or higher

Why Emerson?


Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, holiday pay, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an online wellness rewards program.

Why Work in the Lebanon, MO Area

Our facility in Lebanon, MO is located on Interstate 44 and Historic Route 66 in the scenic Ozarks of South-Central Missouri. We enjoy a small-town community with a Lebanon population of 14,628 and Laclede County population of 36,069. Our area is known for Bennett Spring State Park, lakes, rivers, hunting, and fishing. Lebanon is home to several boat manufacturers and two stock-car racing tracks. Lebanon is also centrally located, just 1 hour from the City of Springfield and 2.5 hours from St. Louis. Why not work and play where you can make your vacation home your "Home"? We are only 35 minutes from the World-Famous Lake of the Ozarks. For the outdoor enthusiasts, we have Bennett Spring, MO which is an unincorporated community. Home of the Bennett Spring State Park which has the third or fourth largest natural spring in the State with an average daily flow of about 100-million gallons. Bennett Spring is home of Missouri's largest trout park featuring fishing, camping, hiking, dining and lodging. We also have the Niangua River which is host to numerous campgrounds, canoes, rafts and kayaks, and is a premier water attraction for outdoor enthusiasts.

About our Location

Our plant in Lebanon, MO is Emerson's flagship operation for scroll compressor assembly and a machining powerhouse for main bearing housings and scroll elements. With over 60 million scroll compressors produced in the past 27 years.

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 idisability.administrator@emerson.com.

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