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 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"For more than 30 years at 3M, I've seen firsthand how it's 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 we're making around the world" - Mike Roman, CEO and Chairman at 3M
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 Lean Value Stream 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:
Leading product improvements utilizing the LSS methodology towards improvements in unit cost reduction, PPU, & quality improvements - from Raw Materials to Customer with support from the Process and Quality teams. This includes leading supplier management as it relates to the quality of your products.
Being responsible for strong leadership in driving EHS&R alignment, with the support of the plant EHS organization related to the products and its raw materials (TSCA, IH, etc.).
Leading new product scale-ups and qualifications.
Supporting the value stream as the key contact for our customers, translating the voice of the customer into operations.
Being responsible for Product Quality, including maintaining customer alignment and leadership around proactive quality improvements. This includes driving customer compliance and corrective action in alignment with plant and specific product quality management systems with the support of the Plant Quality team.
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 a science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Three (3) combined years of experience in product engineering, process engineering, project engineering or management, and/or quality engineering in a private, public, government or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution
Five (5) years of experience in product engineering, process engineering, project engineering or management, and/or quality engineering in a private, public, government or military environment
Experience in chemical manufacturing
Training and experience in Lean methodology, statistics, SPC, DOE, and Six Sigma
Green Belt / Black Belt certification
Demonstrated results driving projects/initiatives related to product quality improvement, unit cost modeling, and cost reduction projects
Demonstrated results leading product improvement projects
Experience leading or participating on cross functional teams, especially across multiple sites or divisions
Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong communication skills both verbal and written, analytical and organizational skills to manage different priorities
Ability to prioritize, multi-task and remain flexible to changes; respond with a sense of urgency
Technical experience in batch reactor manufacturing
Travel: May include up to 10% (domestic/international)
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
Location: Decatur, AL
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
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.
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. 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.
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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