Co-op/Internship: Continuous Improvement - IE/OpEx (Fall)
MSA, The Safety Company - Murrysville, PA

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Co-op/Internship: Continuous Improvement –

Industrial Engineering/Operational Excellence (Fall)

This opportunity begins in the fall semester of 2013 (August/September). The preferred candidate will be able to fill this position as a co-op, completing 2-3 rotations (semesters) in this role, alternating between semesters in school and semesters at MSA. Ideal schedule will be: Fall 2013, Summer 2014, Spring 2015.

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. Engineering co-ops in the Continuous Improvement group will develop technical, engineering, and research skills while collaborating with other engineering disciplines and corporate functions to implement lean manufacturing initiatives. Projects the co-op may be involved in include:

· Performing manufacturing capacity analysis

· Evaluating and recommending process efficiency improvements in MSA’s distribution center

· Calculating manufacturing process productivity

· Assisting with the implementation of visual factory indicators

· Assisting with the development of Continuous Improvement training materials

Special knowledge, skills and abilities required:

· General Awareness of Lean Manufacturing

· 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.

Education and experience required:

· Sophomore status or higher in an Industrial Engineering or Business Operational Excellence program.

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