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.
"I've seen firsthand how 3M is a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact they're making around the world, and that they know they're valued." - Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources at 3M
The Impact You'll Make in this Role
As a Tool and Die Maker 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:
Performing Work requiring a strong competency in Toolroom milling, turning, surface/inner/outer diameter grinding, honing, hand blending, and polishing of deep cavity forming dies. A Tool and Die Maker must have a metallurgical background and working knowledge of carbides, tool steels, and alloys. In addition, the Tool and Die Maker must have familiarity with rubber and plastic machining. Finally, experience with heat treatment processes, transfer presses, and progressive dies is strongly preferred.
The position requires the use of Bridgeport style vertical mills, surface grinders, Toolroom lathes, ID/OD grinders, hone, comparators, Toolroom microscope, micrometers, etc.
Other duties include assisting in designing, constructing, machining, assembling, modifying, adjusting and troubleshooting dies, fixtures, mechanical equipment, and developmental devices to specific tolerances and specifications. Also, duties include working closely with peers and other coworkers to maximum productivity at production equipment and developing and improving tooling and processes to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.
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.
Minimum of Three (3) years of tool room or related experience in a private, public, government, or military environment.
Ability to pass the PSI (Skilled Craft Test Battery).
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Must be a trained and experienced person that is capable of accomplishing a variety of mechanical and non-mechanical tasks and duties. Must be proficient in use of more sophisticated shop tools. Must be able to use machines and measuring devices (e.g., lathes, surface grinders, ID/OD grinders, vertical mills, pantographs, calipers, dial indicators, micrometers, scales, etc.). Must be able to maintain close tolerances on tooling modifications. Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and other mechanical drawings required. Must be able to analyze processes for possible improvements. Must have ability and knowledge to provide direction and support to Apprentice Tool and Die Makers.
A Tool and Die Maker: knows, applies and can evaluate operating principles and mechanical functions used in precision fabrication and building of tools such as punches, dies, jigs, and fixtures;
Skills include...[soft skills] Must have basic understanding of Trigonometry and apply to daily tasks such as determining angles, radiuses, and lengths. Position normally requires minimum of 8 years to meet basic experience level. Total time encompasses all work history.
This position will/may require ....
Working holidays as needed
Working either a first, second or third shift depending on shift availability
Relocation: 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 Tool and Die Maker position at 3M Irvine, CA. 3M anticipates that multiple openings for this position will occur over time. Qualified applicants may be considered as Tool and Die Maker openings occur at 3M Irvine, CA, 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.
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