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Company: Emerson Electric Co
Location: Racine, WI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you'll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

InSinkErator, the world's largest manufacturer of disposers and hot water dispensers, is currently seeking an experienced Manufacturing Technician to work in its Racine, WI manufacturing location.


The AST 4 will provide set up and operation support of all automated manufacturing systems and associated equipment in an assigned cell within our manufacturing plant. Cell areas include: Welders/Stakers, Assembly, or Pack. Support includes: technical support for our manufacturing equipment, troubleshooting, equipment operation and repair, resolving day to day issues, problem solving, machine and manufacturing process issue resolution, root cause analysis, preventive maintenance (PM's), and corrective actions. The AST 4 will also monitor, adjust, and repair all equipment to ensure quality parts are produced.

Some Benefits Include:
  • 3 weeks paid vacation (pro-rated 1st year)
  • Up to 12 weeks paid parental leave after 30 days
  • Profit Sharing & 401K


  • Set-up and operate all automated manufacturing systems and associated equipment
  • Calculate and adjust operations to meet specifications and tolerances
  • Perform routine repair activities using specific repair and maintenance techniques and practices
  • Assist outside vendors or contractors to maintain, repair or upgrade equipment
  • Coordinate required maintenance for all machines within assigned cell, including identifying, verifying and ordering parts needed for maintenance
  • Utilize advanced troubleshooting experience and techniques to provide support to fellow ASTs within cell
  • Work independently with little to no direction to determine and implement corrective actions on equipment and processes
  • Ensure proper safety procedures are in use and are utilized and followed at all times
  • Detect and assess problems: resolve, debug and troubleshoot to provide solutions to equipment breakdowns and reliability issues
  • Perform equipment start up and shutdown, modifications and upgrades, on responsible equipment
  • Respond to emergency breakdowns as required
  • Provide support to improve equipment operations and performance
  • Maintain all production equipment in good clean functioning condition
  • Full use of PM methods in planned and unplanned maintenance requests
  • Provide adequate training for AST 1's and 2's in assigned cell
  • Understand and analyze interactions between all components and systems: fluid power, mechanical, servo, and electrical for proper function
  • Full understanding of computer-controlled machine programming: working knowledge of PLC, in-depth understanding of programmable controllers
  • Assist in installation of new equipment and sub-assemblies, assist with and complete equipment rebuilds
  • Ability to read and understand electrical wiring block and schematics, machine drawings, equipment layout drawings and other associated drawings and resources
  • Solid clear communication with Supervisors, peers, and subordinates in oral, and written formats in a professional manner
  • Use of digital dashboard for fault review, starve / block, trends, analysis

Additional Information

This position works in a manufacturing plant environment, with exposure to noise, vibration, oils, lubricants, and other chemicals.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of five years' work experience required in a mechanical or technical area where machinery, mechanical, electrical, or electronic maintenance work was performed
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with PLC interface / Programming
  • Basic robotic knowledge – functions and program
  • Experience in advanced repair and maintenance techniques / practices, equipment troubleshooting and problem solving
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associates degree in electromechanical technology or similar area
  • Post high school technical training in 2 areas: electrical, electronic, pneumatics, mechanic, PLC
Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. 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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