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3M Safety Engineer* in Cordova, Illinois

Job Description:

Safety Engineer* (Cordova, IL)

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn’t exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it’s important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking.” – John Banovetz, senior vice president and chief technology officer at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

  • Providing support for the Health and Safety (H&S) program at the Cordova site

  • Providing consulting services to site resources, analyzing data, and reporting trends and results to management

  • Developing and implementing plans for enhancing H&S programs and capabilities

  • Involvement in various site wide H&S initiatives and projects designed to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the site’s EHS programs

As a Safety Engineer, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Providing leadership in the implementation of the site’s Safety program

  • Providing engineering/scientific support when needed in such areas as H&S regulatory interpretation, EHS considerations for Management of Change and pre-start-up safety reviews.

  • Participating in reviews for new or modified products and processes

  • Leading or participating in investigations of H&S incidents; Manage corrective actions associated with incident investigations, internal and external audits

  • Identifying opportunities to improve H&S and Regulatory performance and assist in developing strategies for future improvements

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Three (3) years of combined experience performing risk assessments and/or incident investigation/root cause analysis in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Experience in development and implementation of safety programs such as: lockout/tagout, confined space entry, flammable liquids handling and/or static management

  • Experience in a Production setting (private, public, government or military)

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in an Environmental, Health, Safety, Engineering, Chemistry, Manufacturing Technology or related discipline from an accredited institution

  • Experience in a Chemical Manufacturing site (private, public, government or military)

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP®) certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals

  • Five (5) years of combined experience performing risk assessments and/or incident investigation/root cause analysis in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Analytical, leadership, project planning, program development and deployment skills

  • Self-directed, detail oriented, good interpersonal, communication, prioritization and organizational skills

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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