Mine Safety Appliances
3.9 of 5 18 reviews
www.msanet.com Cranberry Township, PA 5000+ Employees

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MSA - Great Place to Work

Engineer (Current Employee)
Cranberry Township, PA

I have been working at Mine Safety Appliances full-time for more than 5 years

ProsInteresting new product development projects
Challenging design issues
Decision making empowerment
Great people to work with
Excellent cultures and values

ConsCompetitive salary but could be better
Your first promotion is quick then the following get much more difficult to earn

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep communication open, honest and frequent.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Unfortunately it's not the same company that it was

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Pittsburgh, PA

I have been working at Mine Safety Appliances full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Good benefits and compensation package Cons: The expectation for the amount of work has become unsustainable. Stress is at an all-time high and employee satisfaction at a all-time low. … Advice to Senior Management: Your focus on improving the stock value has been at the expense of employees. As the economy improves, employee retention will become a… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

 

Not much to complain about, not much to rave about

Programmer Analyst I (Former Employee)
Pittsburgh, PA

I worked at Mine Safety Appliances full-time for more than a year


Pros: *Profit sharing when the company is doing well. *Nice coworkers, many have worked… Cons: *They are publicly traded - When the stock market gets bad, so does your pay/bonus. In 2008, when the market turned sour, they instituted… Advice to Senior Management: None - my experience with management was good. More

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