Electrical Engineering, Rotation Program

at MSA Safety
Location Not Specified, Canada
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified



We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to participate in our Engineering Rotation Program located in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA. This position is opened to relocation. This program has a targeted length of two years, over which time participants will complete rotations in two to three (2-3) different New Product Development (NPD) groups.

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 s rotational program provides you the opportunity to accelerate professional growth. As a rotational engineer, you will get direct experience in a number of different engineering roles within our NPD group. The program will expose you to different product lines, job functions and create many opportunities for networking within the company. You will be assigned an experienced engineer as your mentor throughout the program, as well as receive technical training and personal development, all to prepare you for a successful placement as a design engineer upon completion of the program.


Relocation provided!

Apply basic knowledge of electronic circuit design.
Participate on cross-functional project teams in the development of new MSA products.
Work with customers, both internal and external, to determine product design requirements.
Determine necessary product design to conform to customer needs.
Complete risk analyses, design calculations, FMEA s and design reviews, to verify that design meets or exceeds product specifications.
Develop an effective test plan, coordinate efforts to test the design, and utilize statistical methods to verify performance.
Integrate electronic designs with software, mechanical, test and manufacturing capabilities in order to ensure successful products are delivered on time while meeting agreed upon product performance specifications.
Investigate and provide data-backed decisions on non-conforming components
Investigate and provide engineering evaluations of customer product inquiries
Provide concise technical reports to support investigations and technical judgments

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

This position will be responsible for electronic hardware design and will use and/or demonstrate skills in the areas noted below:

Analog and digital circuit board design and layout
Use of simulation and design development tools (LabView, PSpice, Altium designer)
Use of statistical tools and risk analysis (i.e. DFSS, FMEA)

Creative problem solving and a customer-based perspective

Solid written, presentation, and verbal skills

Education Required:

Bachelor of Science in Electrical engineering or relevant discipline from an ABET-accredited institution.

Experience Required:

Basic knowledge of embedded software


0-2 years relevant work experience with professional references.

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