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, 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
As a FEA/CFD Modeling Analysis 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:
Working with various 3M divisional labs, Engineering and Manufacturing functions to provide solutions for complex problems with advanced engineering analysis and modeling tools.
Appling engineering principles and utilizing computational fluid dynamics (CFD), finite element method (FEM), engineering models, CAD/CAE, statistical models, etc to solve problems in Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer, and Stress Analysis.
Performing simple to complex simulations to drive insights to the manufacturing processes leading to innovative process and equipment design solutions.
Combining modeling and simulation with optimization, machine learning and artificial intelligence for descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analyses utilizing data science techniques and object oriented programming.
Planning and executing experimental studies with experts to process and analyze data from multiple sources to support/validate modeling results.
Developing an understanding of state-of-the art simulation in industry from external partners (e.g., universities, research organizations) and vendors (e.g., software companies) to bring solutions to create and protect intellectual property. Teach and mentor others in the organization.
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
Five (5) years of combined experience in Engineering and/or Manufacturing in a private, public, government or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Master's degree or PhD in chemical engineering, computational science & engineering, mechanical engineering and/or aerospace engineering
Experience in multi-physics simulations including thermal/fluids/structural with commercial software including Fluent, StarCCM+, ABAQUS, ANSYS
High competency in programming to implement and automate numerical models, post-processing, data analysis, and data visualization. Programming languages include Matlab, Python, C/C++, R, etc. Experience with a high-performance computing environment
Experience in simulation of manufacturing processes such as coating, drying, extrusion, polymer processing, mixing etc.
Experience or interest in writing custom scripts and programming to interact with commercial FEA/CFD software including development of custom user routines. Ability to compile and execute non-commercial proprietary codes and interest in maintaining the codes
Ability to couple simulation and experimental data to build digital twins using data analytics and machine learning by performing experiments in manufacturing or extracting manufacturing data
Experience with statistical programming languages (Python, R, SAS, etc.) and knowledge of machine learning, and data-mining techniques, and process modeling to model complex systems represented by varied processes generating large quantities of data.
Travel: May include up to 10%
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
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.
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