MSA Safety

  • Intern: Plastics Engineer (Summer)

    Job Location(s) US-PA-Cranberry Twp
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
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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, interns have a unique opportunity to apply their academic learning to products that protect lives in communities around the world. Interns in the New Product Development Manufacturing Engineering group will develop engineering skills while collaborating with other engineering disciplines and functions to bring new products into live production. Depending on the stage of the project cycle co-ops may be involved in:  




    • Assisting manufacturing engineers in testing, part inspection and tooling approvals. 
    • Working with engineers and tooling vendors to assure robust tooling and mold designs. 
    • Collaborating with international associates concerning plastic molding and part assembly. 
    • Assisting manufacturing engineers in assessing plastic part designs for ease of moldability. 
    • Confirming molded plastic parts meet drawing specifications, and documenting tool approvals. 


    Special knowledge, skills and abilities requirements: 

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


    • Technical knowledge of injection molds
    • Technical knowledge of plastics processing methods (injection molding, blow molding, & extrusion 


    Education and experience required: 

    • Incumbent should be actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a Plastics or Mechanical Engineering program and completed at least one semester of sophomore year before beginning this internship.


    • Pro-E capability & CAD capability
    • Testing 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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