1+ months

Engineering Project Manager / Specialist (Hybrid)

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

Engineering Project Manager / Specialist (Hybrid)

US-PA-Cranberry Twp

Requisition ID: 2022-6113
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Engineering


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.



  • Manage projects of size, scope and geography based on experience and competency level
  • Apply project management expertise to coordinate team activities, complete deliverables, and meet project deadlines and objectives
  • Draft clear, concise and accurate complex technical reports or documents.
  • Effectively deliver oral presentations meant to inform or persuade both internal and external audiences
  • Ensure a common understanding in order to align stakeholders and team members
  • Analyze results and develop project deliverables to communicate to team.
  • Assist the team in effective decision making in a timely basis to effectively meet goals and mitigate risk
  • Identify improvement opportunities (product or process design) in an independent manner
  • Define benefits and persuade related audiences for endorsement. Decide and follow through on course of action. Validate improvement to ensure expected outcomes
  • Drive the execution of prioritized customer requirements through completion of project deliverables
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify variance, and perform any required corrective actions
  • Resolve conflicts through open discussions
  • Be a positive leader and lead by example


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Proven ability to demonstrate specialized knowledge of engineering discipline as well as broad practical knowledge of related disciplines
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to bridge the functions of Engineering, Marketing, Manufacturing, Quality, Test Engineering, Verification, and every aspect of the project cross-functionally
  • Proven ability to lead the project team to develop great, innovative, high quality products that exceed customer expectations with a sense of urgency to complete as fast as possible
  • Experience with project management tools such as MS Project, WBS, FMEA, Risk Analysis, Planisware, and SAP for budget tracking
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills including formal presentation skills and ability to translate technical and non-technical communications based on audience understanding
  • Solid organizational, multi-tasking and team building skills are necessary for success
  • Experience with 3D New Product Development Process and DFSS tools
  • Proven ability to understand project scope, be familiar with the role and function of each team member, and encourage mutual respect and cooperation to effectively lead the team in successful project milestone completion
  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically up to 15%

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelors degree in appropriate discipline, preferably from an ABET accredited program.
  • This position is available at Three different career levels based upon experience, education, etc
    • Level one: 3 years project management / engineering experience
    • Level two: 5 years project management / engineering experience
    • Level three: 7 years project management / engineering experience including Management role platform (or equivalent) projects
  • MS degree may be substituted for up to 2 years of relevant experience. PhD may be substituted for up to 4 years of equivalent experience.

Education and Experience Preferred:

  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands on experience in software development
  • Embedded software experience
  • Familiar with the software development life cycle including scope, schedule, and risk identification and management
  • At least 3 years of experience with Software Development Project Management
  • Experience as a hands-on software developer/engineer
  • Experience with Agile work flows, Scrum Master certification or Agile Certified Practitioner
  • Project Manager I - PMP


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: 2022-08-26 Expires: 2022-10-11

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