MSA Safety

Industrial Engineer Intern

Job Location(s) US-NH-Pittsfield
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/13/2021 11:10 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Operational Excellence
Is Relocation Being Offered?


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.


MSA Globe Manufacturing is seeking an Industrial Engineer Intern for an immediate temporary need.  We are seeking local candidates (New Hampshire/Maine/Vermont/Massachusetts) who can start immediately.  In this role you will be working alongside experienced engineers, co-ops and interns have a unique opportunity to apply their academic learning to products that protect lives in communities around the world. Operations industrial engineering interns will gain hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment, interacting with the people who put physical shape to our products.


  • Conduct video-based time studies utilizing TimerPro software package.
  • Apply Lean Manufacturing, statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards.
  • Plan and establish sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products and to promote efficient utilization.
  • Study operations sequence, material flow, functional statements, and project information to optimize operational excellence.
  • Develop manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards, and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility utilization.
  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities.
  • Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency, using drafting tools and computer.
  • Implement methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and defective or damaged parts, and assess cost and responsibility.
  • Estimate production cost and effect of product design changes for management review, action, and control.
  • Analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and establish quality and reliability objectives of finished product.


Special knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Knowledge of time studies
  • Methods analysis and improvement
  • Bill of Material and process routing maintenance
  • Layout work (equipment and work station) using SketchUp and AutoCAD
  • Cost analysis and reduction
  • Process evaluation and improvement
  • Lean, Kaizen, 6S and Value Stream Mapping activities
  • Basic experience with data analysis, methods and graphing
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational 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 and Access


Education and experience required:

  • Student should be pursuing a Bachelors’ in Industrial Engineering, or other relevant Engineering discipline, from an ABET-accredited program, and have completed at least one semester of Sophomore year before beginning this co-op




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