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3M Quality Auditor in NC, United States

Job Description:

Job Title: Quality Auditor

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.

“The impact 3M has on people’s lives and communities around the globe is amazing. As the leader of 3M’s global community giving, I am incredibly proud to be part of and work alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers committed to making positive social change.” – Michael Stroik, director of 3Mgives

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role As an Quality Auditor, you will be responsible for ensuring that all WIP and manufactured product meet the applicable requirements and specifications stated on relevant documentation like Engineering Drawings, SOPs, Audit Plans, Functional Test Procedures, Work Instructions, Deviations, Manufacturing and Quality Standards. This individual will be responsible for visual and functional conformance of the product being manufactured at the cell, as well as ensuring that the required documentation and packaging specifications are satisfied.


  • Performs audits at the manufacturing cell to look at the manufacturing process, manufactured product (Sub-Component and Final Assemblies), training logs, accuracy of operations sheets, work instructions, age sensitive materials etc. May perform MSA and capability studies.

  • Use databases and ERP systems to document material transfers in and out of the Quality Warehouses. Will dispositions non-conforming product, create NCIs and issue SCARs to suppliers.

  • Use various Hand Gauges, CMM, Gage blocks Micro-View, profilometers, gage pins etc to perform measurement and inspection activities. Make use of Engineering Drawings, SOPs, Audit Plans, Functional Test Procedures, Work Instructions, Deviations, Manufacturing and Quality Standards to effectively conduct Product and Process auditing activities.

  • Use CMM and hand tools to perform full layout of the products for PPAPs and First Article Inspections.

  • Identify and Quarantine non-conforming product at the manufacturing cell and as per the site established SOP. Contact Suppliers and conduct containment operations. Arrange sorting activities with the supplier as needed.

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution.

  • Must have Three (3) years of Quality experience processing customer returns/RMA’s and issuing and tracking SCAR’s.

  • Must have CMM experience

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

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and positively influence fellow team members.

Travel: N/A

Relocation Assistance: Is not authorized

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.

This posting is for a Quality Auditor position at 3M Monroe. 3M anticipates that multiple openings for this position will occur over time. Qualified applicants may be considered as Quality Auditor openings occur at 3M Monroe, and 3M will accept applications for up to 6 months from the posting date of this requisition. After that, the posting will be taken down and applicants will need to apply/re-apply for available open postings at that time.

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.

Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/

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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