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3M Data Modeling analyst in Maplewood, Minnesota

Job Description:

Network/Distribution modeler and data curation specialist

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 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

Are you passionate about Data, Data curation and analytical modeling and how it can help shape the future? Do you have experience with complex analytical or simulation tools, specifically related to 3M and Network/distribution situations? Are you looking to develop and grow your own experience in analytics and digitization related capabilities?

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

As a Network/Distribution modeler and data curation specialist 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:

  • Leading or collaborating in Regional and Global Network and Distribution modeling studies, simulations, optimization

  • Implementing standardized data curation processes for continuous data access/staging.

  • SME on data requirements, considerations, ‘solver tool staging’ (Llamasoft

  • Supporting the Global Logistics operations team as key analytics evaluators.

  • Creating formalized data template, specification documentation for project data participants.

  • Participating in relevant corporate programs/initiatives

  • Ensuring professional, quality and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties

  • Complying with corporate policies and procedures while acting in a manner consistent with 3M’s values and ethical standards

Skills and Expertise

  • Data acquisition and staging from a variety of sources; SQL servers, HANA/Teradata, Azure

  • Network optimization skills using Llama-soft, GURU application

  • Create standard core network models for key regions: USAC, EMEA, LATAM, APAC

  • Reoccurring data refresh; actual vs model variance analysis and improvement correction updates

  • Project support to unique network / distribution project evaluations

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

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

  • Five (5) years Data curation, Engineering or Supply Chain experience at a plant or Division level

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

  • Academic background in Supply Chain, Engineering or Business management

  • Recognized expertise in the appropriate engineering degree or professional accreditation.

  • APICS desired

  • Experience in data acquisition/data staging: SQL skills, AZURE data factory

  • Experience with Llama-soft optimization software.

  • Skills include…project management interpersonal skills, work with a team, desire to implement change

Travel: Occasional travel may be required

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Location: Maplewood, MN

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

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.

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