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Industrial Engineer

MSA, The Safety Company
New Kensington, PA 15068
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MSA, The Safety Company

Industrial Engineer

US-PA-New Kensington

Requisition ID: 2022-5704
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: MissionOPS


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 New Kensington Production Manager, youll lead process improvement and factory layout projects, develop and implement work standards, measure and optimize capacity and participate on manufacturing strategy formulation and execution. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, then we want to hear from you!


  • Cost Engineering / Manufacturing Documentation. Conduct time studies, define manufacturing costs, and develop/implement/maintain work standards and manufacturing documentation (work instructions, routings, etc.).
  • Cost Reduction Initiatives. Lead the identification, scoping, and execution of projects to reduce product manufacturing costs, collaborating with supervisors, factory managers, engineers, and other associates.
  • Facility layout. Lead the future state planning initiative that optimizes both process and space utilization efficiencies and minimizes short term impacts to production goals. Planning must incorporate cross-functional collaboration and buy-in.
  • Safety and Ergonomics. Actively advocate behavior-based safety in all aspects of New Kensington plant operations, adhering to company and site-specific safety policies, practices, and programs. Initiate efforts to improve workplace ergonomics.
  • Continuous Improvement. Initiate, lead, participate, and provide training (problem solving, work flexing, etc.) required to effectively complete improvement efforts. Work together with factory managers to sustain improvements. Participate in MSA Operating System activities that include daily communication meetings, department performance monitoring and problem solving.
  • Capital Equipment. 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 inside and outside the New Kensington plant.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • 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 written, presentation and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, problem solving and team-building skills
  • Proven ability to account for current and future physical plant layouts with AutoCAD.

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline, preferably from an ABET accredited program
    This position is available at 2 different career levels depending on experience, education, etc.
    • Level I:2 years of relevant experience
    • Level II:3 years relevant experience
    • MS Degree may be substituted for up to 2 years of relevant experience


  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering and interest in continued education
  • EIT, FE or PE completion
  • 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, SketchUp
  • Previous MSA experience

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.



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Posted: 2022-04-20 Expires: 2022-05-21

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