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Co-op: Supply Chain Specialist (Summer/Fall 2021)

MSA, The Safety Company
Murrysville, PA 15668
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MSA, The Safety Company

Co-op: Supply Chain Specialist (Summer/Fall 2021)


Job ID: 2020-4363
Type: Co-op/Intern
# of Openings: 1
Category: Global Supply Chain
MSA, The Safety Company


Established in 1914, MSA is the world's leading manufacturer of safety products designed to protect people throughout the world. Working along experienced supply chain professionals, co-ops and interns have a unique opportunity to apply their academic learning to products that protect lives in communities around the world. A supply chain co-op or intern will contribute to the operational excellence at MSA by collaborating on the following tasks:


Responsibilities include:

  • Procuring purchased material from suppliers by negotiating price, quantity and delivery of material. This includes expediting or deferring material with suppliers to meet unforeseen changes in demand.
  • Scheduling and directing suppliers by utilizing supply chain management techniques. Goal is to maintain target levels of inventory to meet customer demand, while efficiently utilizing the inventory.
  • Assisting Global Sourcing on development of the annual PIDC Site Specific Sourcing plan which outlines sourcing projects planned for the year as well as results of those sourcing projects. Undertake sourcing projects that result in cost reductions for PIDC as well as any other assigned cost reduction projects.
  • Analyze material data in order to drive consolidation of spend by commodities / suppliers and have the best mix of suppliers that will provide MSA Murrysville with the leverage of volume. Using supplier scorecards, review suppliers based against pre-defined criteria in the areas of quality, performance and delivery. Area of concern should be addressed with suppliers along with an appropriate action plan for resolution or removal.
  • Establishing contracts with suppliers that are in alignment with the corporate terms and conditions
  • Participating on New Product Development (NPD) Teams to provide input regarding the procurement of product and stocking of material at the Consumer Finished Good location.
  • Establishing safety stock levels for raw materials through collaboration with Marketing, Sales, and Operations and analysis of SAP data.
  • Effectively representing functional area on cross-functional teams.



  • Incumbent must be actively pursuing a Bachelors degree in Supply Chain or related program.
  • Must have completed at least one semester of Sophomore year.

If you would like to make an impact to ensure that Men and Women may work in safety and that they, their families, and their communities may live in health throughout the world, we want to hear from you!

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: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2020-12-04

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