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Industrial Engineer I/ II / III

MSA, The Safety Company
Murrysville, PA 15668
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MSA, The Safety Company

Industrial Engineer I/ II / III


Job ID: 2021-4440
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Operational Excellence
MSA, The Safety Company


For more than 100 years, our passionate mission of safety empowers us to protect lives.

MSA Safety is a global leader in the development of safety equipment and pioneering technology that helps protect people and facility infrastructures around the world. We are committed to providing the latest in innovative, best-in-class safety solutions that feature integrated systems capability and allow our customers to return safely to their families and friends. Every day our customers place their lives in our hands. In response, we provide them with protection they can trust. It is gratifying to lead the way as a source of inspiration. Would you like to join our team of more than 5,000 employees world-wide dedicated to this purpose? We hope so.

Were looking for a hands-on Industrial Engineer with project leadership and problem solving skills to work in our collaborative team environment. While reporting to the Murrysville Industrial Engineering Manager, youll conduct time studies, develop and implement work standards and participate on new product development teams. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, then we want to hear from you!


Conduct time studies, define manufacturing costs, and develop/implement/maintain work standards and manufacturing documentation (Operational Method Sheets, routings, etc.).
Lead the identification, scoping, and execution of projects to reduce product manufacturing costs, collaborate with supervisors, factory managers, engineers, and other associates.

Actively advocate behavior-based safety in all aspects of Murrysville plant operations, adhere to company and site-specific safety policies, practices, and programs, including the OSHA VPP program. Initiate efforts to improve workplace ergonomics.
Initiate, lead, participate, and provide training (problem solving, work flexing, etc.) required to effectively complete improvement efforts, including Lean workshops.

Partner with factory managers to sustain improvements. Participate in MSA Operating System activities that include daily communication meetings, department performance monitoring and problem solving.
Actively participate on NPD teams led by Product Engineering. Provide input to ensure that proposed designs are realistic and feasible within a Lean Manufacturing environment. Communicate challenges of current manufacturing processes and drive efforts to incorporate design for manufacturability and assembly concepts. Coordinate participation from peer experts to advise on manufacturability as necessary.
Recommend capital equipment additions and develop appropriate justifications. Effectively manage the implementation and commissioning of such additions.
Review production order closeout variances, determine root causes, and recommend corrective actions.
Develop and maintain positive work relationships with individuals in all organizational levels, both internally and externally to the Murrysville plant.


Solid interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence attitudes and behaviors
Proven ability to simultaneously and independently manage multiple tasks, solve technical problems, lead projects, and work effectively in cross-functional teams
Demonstrated ability to drive execution of projects including the ability to identify and act upon potential improvements
Excellent writing, presentation and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills

Education and Experience


  • Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering from an ABET accredited program.

This position is available at three different career levels based upon experience and education:

  • Level one (Staff I): no experience required
  • Level two (Staff II): 2 years of relevant industry experience required
  • Level three (Staff III): 3 years of relevant industry experience required


  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Techniques (Value Stream Mapping, One Piece Flow, Setup Reduction, Lean Management, Visual Controls, etc.) and/or Demand Flow Technology methods
  • Six Sigma and project management experience
  • Experience with SAP, MS Project, AutoCAD, SketchUp

MSA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to providing a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination.

As such, it is MSA's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of the person's age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, race, religion,
gender, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran's status, genetic information, political affiliation, disabling condition,
or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. MSA also makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to assist you in navigating this career site, let us know.Contact Us MSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Posted: 2021-01-13 Expires: 2021-02-13

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