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Production Associate - 1st Shift (Monday - Thursday 6AM - 3PM and Friday 6AM - 12PM

MSA, The Safety Company
Auburn, ME 04210
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MSA, The Safety Company

Production Associate - 1st Shift (Monday - Thursday 6AM - 3PM and Friday 6AM - 12PM


Requisition ID: 2021-4772
Type: Temp Agency Employee
# 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.

In 2006, Globe introduced Athletic Footwear for Firefighters with its remarkably flexible, cushioned and contoured construction to choruses of "Wow." Today we still deliver the most advanced, best fitting, and longest lasting protection for first responders.

Our Globe Footwear Plant, a Division of MSA Safety, is looking for individuals who are interested in being part of a team that builds protective leather footwear for firefighters. Our Stitching team consist of individuals performing sewing and non-sewing operations as we convert specialty cut fabric into high quality footwear. The hours of this position are Monday - Thursday 6AM - 3PM and Friday 6AM - 12PM.

If you enjoy a fast paced work environment and have strong attention to detail, apply today!


Production Associates are needed for the following areas:

  • Stitching
    • Will be responsible for performing various stitching operations to produce footwear, including hand stitching, changing needles and bobbins and will utilize a variety of industrial single needle, double needle, and programmable machines to stitch leather footwear. Will be responsible for reading production tags, and every operator is responsible for the quality of their work and is expected to support their departmental team by learning at least two additional operations.
  • Prep, Seam Seal, Bagging, Inspection, Finishing (Non-Sewing Operators)
    • Material preparation, automated stitching, trim, labeling, inspection, and final packaging.


Special knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Able to speak, read and write English
  • Have basic knowledge of computers or tablets
  • Sewing Operators must be able to sit for full shift and will be able to reach 12-18 inches
  • Prior experience stitching leather footwear ideal for this role
  • Non-Sewing Operators must be able to stand/walk for full shift
  • Able to assist in team lifting of approximately 10-30 pounds
  • Strong organization skills and high attention to detail
  • Previous experience in Quality Control and Inspection desirable
  • Good Manual dexterity skills
  • Positive and flexible attitude and ability to work and be a team player
  • Must be willing to work from Monday - Thursday 6AM - 3PM and Friday 6AM - 12PM



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: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-07-06

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Production Associate - 1st Shift (Monday - Thursday 6AM - 3PM and Friday 6AM - 12PM

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