Test Engineering Co-op (Summer/Fall)


Quality Assurance Internship

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.
Emerson (Marshalltown, IA) is looking for a results oriented, driven, and passionate student looking for an opportunity to grow their career and build their skills in real world applications!

The Test & Evaluation Engineering Co-op will utilize technical and leadership skills in a global team environment to apply engineering principles in the development and testing of new products, quality auditing of existing products, and troubleshooting of field issues. This work will have a heavy emphasis on hands-on applications.
  • Develop expertise in control valve and instrument test methods and participate in continuous improvement of test technology.
  • Interface with Simulation, Design, and Product Engineering groups as part of a cross-functional team to determine testing requirements.
  • Develop and execute test plans in cooperation with internal design teams and external customers.
  • Assemble test units, install measurement equipment, and set up data acquisition systems.
  • Evaluate experimental data and prepare engineering reports that include analysis, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Use of LabVIEW, DeltaV, VBA, and/or MS Visual Studio programming software for the development and implementation of automated systems that could consist of process or report automation, physical hardware setup, or data analysis.
  • Collaborate in an agile team environment toefficiently conduct testing.

Additional Information
At Emerson's Marshalltown location we offer great benefits for our co-ops:
  • Competitive Salary
  • FULL Holiday pay
  • Corporate Apartments
  • 401(k)
  • Insurance options
  • Many networking opportunities
  • Formal Co-op Program focused on growing student's experience in organizational knowledge and diversity, professional development, corporate citizenship and teamwork & leadership development
  • And MUCH more!

  • Required Major(s): Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or Nuclear Engineering
  • GPA: 2.5
  • Status: Junior or Senior standing
  • Completion of the following courses is required for this position: Statics, Mechanics of Materials, and Mechatronics/Instrumentation.
  • Hands on mechanical aptitude and experience
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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