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3M Manufacturing Engineer* in Maplewood, Minnesota

Job Description:

Manufacturing Engineer*

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.

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

“One of the best parts of my job is feeling the impact of 93,000 3Mers collaborating around the world and seeing the difference they’re able to make in people’s lives.” – Julie Bushman, executive vice president of International Operations at 3M

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

The person hired for this position will be responsible for supporting high priority manufacturing needs across the US and Canada, as decided by the Enterprise Operations and Business Teams management.

As a Manufacturing Engineer, focusing on machine and process reliability, through plant engineering, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most creative and diverse people around USAC and the world. You will make an impact by:

  • Developing, enhancing and implementing quality systems and processes of major complexity

  • Initiating, identifying, recommending, executing and overseeing programs to improve the following: process safety, health, and environmental impacts, product quality, customer service, capacity, and delivered cost.

  • Completing assignments without detailed instructions

  • Fostering and cultivating an extensive network of support and resources to facilitate completion of assignments

  • Leading cross-functional teams for new product start-ups, new process technology integration, cost reduction, and supply chain improvement using Lean Six Sigma

  • Willingness to work on location for extended times, at times 6+ months, to support the critical manufacturing and company needs

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 manufacturing engineering experience in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Five (5) years manufacturing engineering experience

  • Certified LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt

  • Experience with Process technologies, automation, process controls, data acquisition, plant engineering systems, and machine reliability

  • Effective project management skills with proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget

Travel: May include up to May include up to 80% US and Canada

Location: Maplewood, MN and may consider remote U.S. work location

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.

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.

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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