MSA Safety

  • Co-op: Mechanical Engineering - Respiratory Protection (Spring)

    Job Location(s) US-PA-Cranberry Twp
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/29/2018 9:24 PM)
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  • Overview

    Established in 1914, MSA is the world's leading manufacturer of safety products designed to protect people throughout the world. Working alongside experienced engineers, co-ops have a unique opportunity to apply their academic learning to products that protect lives in communities around the world. Engineering co-ops in the Respiratory Protection group will develop technical, engineering, and research skills while collaborating with other engineering disciplines and corporate functions.








    • Providing support and developing improvement ideas for existing products & processes.
    • Drafting, designing and prototyping products
    • Collaborating with international associates to complete project goals
    • Gaining an awareness of budgetary, manufacturing and sourcing limitations
    • Completing other research and development work, as required.
    • Testing products to ensure they meet regulatory requirements in multiple countries and edge out competitors
    • Optimizing the performance of existing and new respirators.




    Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    • Hands-on technical aptitude.
    • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent communication skills:written, verbal, and presentation.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.
    • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Tools, with a special emphasis on Excel

    Education and Experience Required:

    • Incumbent must be actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (preferably from an ABET-accredited program)
    • Must have completed at least one semester of Sophomore year.


    • Pro-E or Solidworks CAD capability
    • Testing experience
    • Minitab statistical software experience

    If you would like to make an impact to ensure that Men and Women  may work in safety and that they, their families, and their communities may live in health throughout the world, we want to hear from you!




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