Manufacturing Technology Process Engineer[?] (Cottage Grove, MN)
Internal Number: R01064250
Manufacturing Technology Process Engineer
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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 Manufacturing Technology Process 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:
The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Technology Process Engineer will provide technical leadership and manufacturing support within TPDC. This position will be supporting development and deploying of new or improved process technology, new product development, cost reduction and quality improvements. In this position, the person is responsible for driving operational excellence within the areas of support and is expected to initiate and conduct broadly defined technical tasks within the process technology platforms. They are also responsible for advising, consulting and troubleshooting area processes within the pilot plant and potentially other global manufacturing locations.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Responsible for improving key performance measures for assigned processes: Cost, Run Rates, Process Yield, and Quality.
Actively utilize Lean Six Sigma and statistical tools for improving processes and reducing waste.
Actively participate in Complaint Resolutions and Corrective/Preventative Actions
Provide technical support to Customer, Technicians and Plant Engineering on daily operational issues.
Contribute to new product and technology development
Develop Statistical Process Control Standards as needed
Work with support teams to provide appropriate staffing to run experiments
Lead Gates within New Product/New Technology Introduction system
Work with Plant, Division, and other internal and external resources as needed to accomplish objectives
Determine requirements for equipment/process and define projects that roll into the annual capital planning process for necessary improvements and upgrades in areas of responsibility
Provide hands on process troubleshooting and operational support
Support the Development Center using management of change and pre-start up safety reviews
Potential to be on-call and off-shift coverage as needed
Participate in daily Tier meetings
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 in an engineering (completed and verified prior to start) discipline from an accredited university
Two (2) years of experience in an engineering, manufacturing, or production environment (private, public, government or military)
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Experience in process engineering within a manufacturing or industrial setting
Experience with technology transfer, process scale-up and or new product commercialization
High personal integrity, an energetic & positive attitude and be a self-starter; able to work with minimal supervision
Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and organizational skills to manage different priorities and can bridge laboratory, business, engineering and manufacturing boundaries
Ability to perform root cause analysis and apply systematic thinking in problem solving
Demonstrated leadership ability, process control experience, and experience working directly with customers
Experience within a global manufacturing corporation is preferred
Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic
Relocation: Is 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.
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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. Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M's business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work. 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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