19 days old

Product Planner

Emerson Electric Co
St Louis, MO 63103
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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 valuesintegrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovationinform 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 youre an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, youll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.


As a Product Planner, you will serve as the preliminary point of contact for your assigned product platform(s). You will facilitate understanding of the customer's current and future product and project portfolio and lead internal prioritization of projects for the customer's benefit. In addition, you will lead internal cross-functional teams to execute new product development and cost reduction projects.

  • Product and Portfolio Management
    • Maintain a holistic view of all customer projects and lead the internal organization in prioritizing projects based on customer and internal needs and resources
    • Understand, coordinate, and communicate customer specifications for new product programs accounting for limitations, competitive differentiation, and scope management
    • Present regular portfolio and project updates both internally and externally to senior management groups and other stakeholders
    • Serve as the marketing lead for all NPD projects in your customer portfolio
  • Account Management
    • Serve as the preliminary point of contact for the customer for all products and projects in the portfolio
    • Provide ongoing support when customers or internal disciplines have questions or need information on product cost, structure, content, volume, capacity, manufacturing processes, etc.
    • Host or participate in quarterly product portfolio meetings with the customer
  • Project Manager for New Product Development projects
    • Ensure compliance to and lead NPD Phase Gate Process by following Emerson's Gate Review Process
    • Define NPD project scope and schedule, communicate resource needs, develop & monitor project budget, prepare appropriation requests (ARs), and document lessons learned
    • Employ lean project management tools/processes to achieve and improve development schedules

  • Minimum achievement of a Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years in a business role
  • demonstrated effective team leadership working cross-functionally
  • Ability to create and use quantitative analysis, spreadsheet/database tools, project management software, etc. to assist in planning and decision making
  • Strong communication skills
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.

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.


Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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