Emerson / RIGID - Applications Engineering Specialist , CNC - Cleveland / Elyria, Ohio

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  • Cleveland, OH, USA
  • Feb 17, 2020
Full time Engineering Manufacturing

Job Description

Emerson / RIGID - Applications Engineering Specialist , CNC - Cleveland / Elyria, Ohio


The Application Specialist is a role that will have focus on accelerating our design needs into a production machining environment. This role is expected to decrease component setup time by leveraging state of the art CNC and CAM technology. Introduction of “Made to Order” shop practices is desired. The Application Specialist will work with a dedicated and talented team of design and manufacturing engineers in this strategic growth business segment. This includes plumbing and electrical tool accessories, and new market applications. This role is located in our RIDGID® World HQ in Elyria (just a little west of Cleveland), Ohio USA.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generate and debug CNC 3 and 4-axis milling programs to manufacture new components in production
  • Improve existing machining/programming processes to increase new component setup time
  • Open and read CAD models to identify features and/or generate CNC code from CAM software
  • Develop macros to generate multiple CNC programs for series of similar components
  • Read and interpret drawings with Uni/Bilateral or GD&T tolerances (ASME Y14.5M)
  • Run CMM programs to inspect and measure new components
  • Read dimensional measurements to make proper machine adjustments and ensure capable processes
  • Design machining fixtures for workpiece holding
  • Design and/or select appropriate spindle tools
  • Interface and coordinate with manufacturing and Product Engineering



  • 5 years of experience programming CNC milling machines for new or “made to order” components
  • 5 years of experience using solid model CAD software
  • Programming experience utilizing 3D part models (CAM software) or macros preferred
  • Degree in Technical discipline such as Manufacturing Technology or Computer Programming preferred
  • Equivalent on the job experience will be considered
  • Esprit (CAM), Solid Edge (CAD), Solid Works (CAD), and/or Fanuc controls training will be considered


Perks and Benefits

  • Matching 401k and Defined Contribution
  • Holiday Bonus
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • RIDGID tool loaner program
  • Employee discounts
  • On-site fitness center
  • Tuition assistance
  • Short/Long Term Disability


Our Company

RIDGID® is the leading manufacturer of innovative pipe working tools and the most trusted brand for millions of trades professionals worldwide. A business unit of Emerson, a Fortune 500 leader in technology and engineering, RIDGID invented the modern pipe wrench in 1923. Since that time, no other company has brought more innovative tools to market to support the trade professionals tasked with maintaining the world’s infrastructure. RIDGID tools are distributed in more than 140 countries through its strong distribution network as well as major wholesale and retail channels including: Grainger, Ferguson, The Home Depot, Amazon, and many others. To learn more, visit us at RIDGID.com.


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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About Emerson
Imagine being surrounded by intelligent, driven, and passionate innovators all working toward the same goal—to create groundbreaking solutions that leave our world in a better place than we found it. Emerson is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure.

A dynamic environment is what you’ll discover at Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $14.5 billion in sales and 155 manufacturing locations worldwide. Together, we’re changing the world, and we have all the resources to help you achieve your professional goals.

Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options, or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

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