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Industrial Engineer

MSA, The Safety Company
Pittsfield, NH 03263
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MSA, The Safety Company

Industrial Engineer


Requisition ID: 2021-4815
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Operational Excellence


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. While reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for determining and implementing continuous improvement efforts within the Pittsfield, NH and Ada, OK facilities. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on a variety of processes and staff who manufacture Fire Fighter turnout gear. The position requires significant daily interaction with plant manufacturing associates as well as Plant and support staff to ensure strong customer service, high quality,and operating improvements. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, 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, in collaboration with supervisors, factory managers, engineers, and other associates.
  • Actively advocate behavior-based safety in all aspects of plant operations, adhere to company and site-specific safety policies, practices, and programs. Initiate efforts to improve workplace ergonomics.
  • Initiate, lead, participate, and provide training (problem solving, work flexing, etc.) required to effectively complete improvement efforts. 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 New Product Development teams. 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 errors and rework to 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 plant.
  • Occasional travel to other locations, industry events, etc. not more than 10%.



  • 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.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering or related Engineering discipline from an ABET accredited program.
  • This position is available at two different career levels based upon experience and education:
    • Level one (Staff I): Entry level, no relevant industry experience
    • Level two (Staff II): 2 years of relevant industry experience
    • Level three (Staff III): 3 years of relevant industry experience


  • Knowledge of the MSA Operating System, Continuous Improvement Tools (Value Stream Mapping, One Piece Flow, Problem Solving Tools, Setup Reduction, Lean Management, Visual Controls, etc.)
  • Six Sigma and project management experience.
  • Experience with SAP, MS Project.


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: 2021-06-25 Expires: 2021-07-27

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