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.
"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, chief executive officer and chairman, 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 The person hired for this position will join a technical team and be exposed to many facets of manufacturing. This position is ideal for someone looking to showcase individual talents and gain the experience to grow personally and professionally. This unique assignment will allow for direct interaction with key business leaders in the areas of manufacturing, quality assurance, product development, marketing, and finance, as well as outside vendors.
As a Process Engineering Specialist/Technologist, 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 ensuring global products by:
Driving significant cost, quality, and process improvements using Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing methodologies, and statistical methods.
Providing tactical support for day-to-day operations as well as complete longer-term continuous improvement projects.
Identifying and implementing capital projects that lead to safety, cost, and yield improvements. Working with our Division Engineering team on the installation and commissioning of new equipment.
Working with suppliers to remedy incoming raw material discrepancies and quality improvement projects.
Leading the scale-up and launch of products via the eNPI process.
Completing process capability studies and make recommendations for process improvements to meet industry capability standards.
Defining and installing on-line measurement tools to improve process capability.
Participate in ISO 9001:2015 efforts and ensure conformance to the standard via the documentation of manufacturing procedures and SOP's for specific work centers.
Completing the customer complaint process, including identifying and eliminating "root" causes of the issue.
Participating and leading cross functional teams and Kaizen events that lead to improved methods.
Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
High school diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start)from an accredited institution
Eight (8) combined years' of research and development, process, product and/or manufacturing experience within a private, public, government or military environment
Three (3) years New Product Introduction (NPI) and scale up experience
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role:
Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
Ability to work in a manufacturing environment and perform root cause analysis problem solving
Strong personnel computer skills, including the use of statistical software for SPC and design of experiments
Self-starter, along with strong written, oral, and leadership skills
Knowledge of web handling, laminating, slitting, and paper manufacturing
Understanding of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodologies
Experience using MINITAB statistical software
Working knowledge of SOLIDWORKS
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic or international
Relocation Assistance: 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.
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.
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