At MSA, safety isn’t just in our name. It’s the driving factor behind every decision we make because we know our customers rely on us every day to keep them safe. It’s a noble mission and a challenge that every MSA associate accepts when they join our team. That’s why we provide our associates with a competitive pay and benefits package, learning and development opportunities, and an inclusive and friendly work environment. Join the MSA and help make the world safer, one person at a time. <br/Requisition ID 2018-2962 # of Openings 1 Job Location(s) US-PA-Cranberry Twp Posted Date 9 hours ago Category Engineering
We are looking for a Designer to join the Fall Protection NPD team! While reporting to the Fall Protection NPD Engineering Manager, the successful incumbent will have the opportunity to design and develop new and exciting industrial fall protection products that meet or exceed customer requirements by utilizing MSA's established New Product Development process. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we want to hear from you!
Specific Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:
Work in collaboration with engineering in the development of original designs and prototypes.
Utilize engineering sketches, customer specifications and data during the development of products.
Incorporate appropriate dimensional tolerances as determined by manufacturing requirements and material selection.
Prepare models and drawings, using computer aided design tools such as SolidWorks, of systems, parts or equipment from sketches or marked up prints.
Ability to build physical models and perform testing supporting verification and validation.
Develop designs with consideration of cost and manufacturability.
Document work performed, typically for internal distribution or record keeping.
Recognize discrepancies or errors and seek out alternative solutions for obstacles encountered.
Consistently meet work deadlines while producing high quality work.
Facilitate new engineering documentation requests and change requests in a timely manner and in accordance with MSA documentation control processes.
Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:
Ability to thrive in a team environment
Demonstrated experience and proficiency with SolidWorks in the creation of detailed drawings
Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
Demonstrated attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Creative problem solving with a customer focus
Experience using internal systems and procedures supporting designs and documentation
Understanding and ability to apply drawing tolerances and tolerance stack analysis
Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) certification
Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate
Experience with plastic injection mold part design
Experience with machined component design
Demonstrated experience with SAP enterprise management software
Hands-on experience and/or formal education pertaining to fall protection
Familiarity with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T )
Demonstrates solid understanding of regulatory requirements
Education and Experience Required:
Associate's degree or related two year technical school degree in Drafting or Computer Aided Design or equivalent
Minimum 1 year related experience for the Designer I level position
Minimum 3 years related experience for the Designer II level position
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 Safety Inc., is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of sophisticated safety products, instruments, and services that protect people’s health, safety, and the environment. Being a member of the MSA team provides the opportunity to help protect the safety and lives of people across the globe.
MSA offers a best in class total rewards package including medical, dental, and life insurance along with a broad range of additional benefits including tuition reimbursement and the opportunity to be part of a world leader in protecting people’s safety and lives. This is an excellent opportunity with tremendous growth potential in a well-established and growing International Company. MSA provides a dynamic work environment and the opportunity to work in a global environment. We are looking for energetic candidates with strong business experience who have the drive and motivation to succeed in a team environment.