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Production Technician (Portable Instruments)

MSA, The Safety Company
Cranberry, PA 16066
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MSA, The Safety Company

Production Technician (Portable Instruments)

US-PA-Cranberry Twp

Job ID: 2021-4669
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Operational Excellence


The responsibilities of this position are primarily to assemble, test, troubleshoot, rework and repair moderately complex electronic instruments according to customer specifications. This position is also responsible for the preparation and packaging of instruments for shipping on the off shifts. Adherence to safety, housekeeping and quality standards as related to production and company objectives is required. In addition, this position is responsible for maintaining production goals through productivity targets and cost containment by eliminating waste.


  • Assemble and test (including set-up), moderately complex instruments and/or sub-assemblies requiring wiring and soldering
  • May be required to pick parts from the warehouse
  • Produce customized instruments to customer specifications (assemble to order)
  • Package and ship instruments according to customer specifications
  • Generate delivery notes and determine method of shipping
  • Transfer material to shipping dock
  • Perform visual inspections and minor repairs and rework
  • Complete and maintain relevant paperwork and input information in computer system


Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in soldering
  • Ability to read and understand drawings, work instructions and test procedures
  • Ability to understand standard units of measure and set-up and interpret results of various measuring devices
  • Ability to perform standard software operations including UPS
  • Must attain ability to perform complex SAP transactions
  • Ability to infrequently stand in a stationary position and lift, carry, push and pull up to 40 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to regularly perform work that requires magnification
  • Ability to use power and hand tools, custom tooling and to operate a pallet jack
  • Strong manual dexterity for use of tools and performing work on small components requiring fine finger manipulation and hand steadiness
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various levels within the organization including training of new associates and temporary agency assignments
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and prioritize and organize work
  • Must attain Hazardous Material certification
  • Operate at a level that meets or exceeds quality and productivity standards for the work area
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Willingness to work on various product groups and work flexible shifts
  • Ability to wear ANSI Z87 approved safety glasses and other PPE as required per Job Safety Analysis
  • Individuals with pace makers may be prohibited from working in specific areas due to the operation of UV ovens

Education and Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 months electronics manufacturing or other related experience
  • Past soldering experience

Education and Experience Preferred:

  • Associates degree in electronics

# of Positions: 2

Shift: 2nd


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: 2021-04-23 Expires: 2021-05-25

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