Mechanical Engineering Co-Op (Summer 2023)

Emerson Electric Co. Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 months ago

What to Expect in our University Relations Program:

Expand your technical and professional skills in a real-world setting. Emerson students 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

  • Access to our newly renovated fitness center and wellness program

  • Opportunities for networking and professional development

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

Emerson Tool Company is seeking an ENGINEERING CO-OP to assist Engineering staff in new product development and product support. Based in our St. Louis, MO location, you will work in an exciting, cross-functional design environment. Support cross-functional teams in rapid prototyping, testing, and preparing product designs ready for production.

As A Mechanical Engineering Co-op, You Will Work With:

  • New product design and development
  • Assist the engineering department in the development of new products. Produce sketches and layouts to formulate design concepts. Create and evaluate prototypes.
  • Competitive product evaluations
  • Research competitive products, evaluate, test, and document findings. Review market analysis and trends to drive product solutions.
  • Engineering support
  • Evaluate engineering change requests, prepare change orders, and learn department procedures. Function as part of a global team, collaborating with different departments as part of a project team.
  • Project Engineering
  • Assist engineering in project execution to prepare and develop skills required for full-time staff. Support the development of schedules, costs, and engineering documents.

Who You Are:

You establish clear goals with anticipated outcomes and results. You capitalize on trends to shape future opportunities. You take time to ask questions, define the problem and make learning a priority and a goal. You convert ideas into actions and produce results with new initiatives.

Required Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • Ability to support periodic travel as needed

  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States

  • Sponsorship will not be provided for this role


Emerson places a high value on ensuring that team members have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation, fitness center, holiday pay, and an online wellness rewards program. Team member resource groups ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday team member life.

Flexible Work Schedule

  • Core Hours

This role follows a core hours schedule. You can choose to flex your start and stop times given you are working during the core hours of 9:00 am

  • 3:00 pm. Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and productivity as we serve the needs of our customers.

Why Work in St. Louis, Missouri

Our facility is in St. Louis, famous for its Gateway Arch standing at 630 feet tall. St Louis is a family-friendly, historic metropolitan area with a low cost of living and first-class schools. The city offers excellent restaurants, shopping areas, art galleries, and numerous festivals throughout the year, making this an exciting place to live and work.

About our Location

This location is the host of Emerson's corporate headquarters and Commercial and Residential Solutions Tools, Hermetic Motors, and other businesses. Our products, such as the InSinkErator, Sensi, and RIDGID have become household names that support the comfort and well-being of our customers. The ComRes platform employees at this location provide support to the various businesses within Commercial and Residential Solutions, allowing for many networking opportunities across businesses. The connectedness between ComRes and Corporate employees allows for a close relationship and the opportunity to explore opportunities across Emerson.

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Mechanical Engineering Co-Op (Summer 2023)

Emerson Electric Co.