3M Technical Aide (Woodbury, MN) in Woodbury, Minnesota
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3M is seeking a Technical Aide for the Corporate Research Process Laboratory located in Woodbury, MN.
This particular position is a temporary, part-time assignment with 3M's Technical Aide Program. The Technical Aide Program is designed to support the 3M technical community. As a Technical Aide located in Woodbury, MN, you will be assisting the 3M technical staff in the performance of their job responsibilities. It is a great way to get relevant work experience that complements your education.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Configure, operate, and maintain processes and equipment incorporating web mechanics, coating, printing, drying, curing, analysis, and characterization.
Conduct designed experiments to support lead researchers in gaining a thorough understanding of how materials and process parameters affect final product properties.
Set up and take down of machines and apparatus including cleaning parts and tools after each run.
Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
This position part-time, temporary and is limited to working 899 hours per service credit year.
- Completed at least one (1) semester of a post high school degree program from an accredited college or university or three (3) years of 3M experience as a technician in lieu of the above education requirements
Currently pursuing a two year technical degree (AAS) or program certificate in mechanical, electrical or other process based program
Current overall cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
Experience with the Microsoft suite of computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) and database tools, development and manipulation
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Self-motivated and results-oriented
Capable of working with acrylate and isocyanate materials
Good mechanical skills
Able to lift up to 50 lbs
Basic computer skills -- experience using Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
Work cooperatively with personnel to attain complete and accurate results
Ability to complete work with little supervision and work well in a team environment
“Self starter", takes initiative in their work
Possess strong interpersonal skills
Fundamentals in written and oral communications
Location: Woodbury, MN
Relocation: Is not authorized
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