Production Technician (Sensors), Cranberry Twp, Pennsylvania

Created 06/11/2021
Reference 138865308
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Cranberry Twp
Zip 16066
MSA, The Safety Company

Production Technician (Sensors)

US-PA-Cranberry Twp

Requisition ID: 2021-4770
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Operational Excellence


This position is responsible for the assembly, modification, and rework of moderately complex combustible, electro-chemical and infrared sensors and/or sub-assemblies requiring wiring, soldering, and connecting. Position is also responsible for testing and troubleshooting. 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), complex combustible, electro-chemical or infrared sensors and/or sub-assemblies requiring wiring and soldering. Some trouble-shooting required
  • Pick material out of the warehouse
  • Perform visual inspections and minor repairs and rework
  • Complete and maintain relevant paperwork and input information in computer system


Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:

  • Ability to read and understand drawings, work instructions and test procedures
  • Ability to understand standard units of measure and to set-up and interpret results of various measuring devices
  • Ability to perform standard software operations including SAP
  • Ability to regularly perform work that requires magnification
  • Strong manual dexterity requiring fine finger manipulation and hand steadiness
  • Ability to concentrate for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to infrequently lift, carry, push and pull up to 40 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to infrequently stand in a stationary position
  • Ability to use power and hand tools, and custom tooling
  • Ability to work in a team environment and effectively communicate with various levels within the organization including training of new associates and temporary agency assignments
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and operate at a level that meets or exceeds quality and productivity standards for the work area
  • Willingness to work on various product groups and work flexible shifts
  • Ability to wear ANSI Z87 approved safety glasses, steel toe shoes, lab coat, sleeves, gloves and other PPE as required per Job Safety Analysis

Education and Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 months manufacturing or other related experience

Experience Preferred:

  • Past soldering experience

# of Positions: 2

Shift: 3rd


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.

Employer MSA, The Safety Company

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