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 of the board 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 an Administrative Assistant, 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:
Provide advanced administrative support to the Vice President, including arranging international and domestic travel, handling information requests, prepare correspondence and draft presentations, arrange conference calls, schedule meetings, and manager the overall calendar.
Oversee logistics and help develop agendas for events, including R&D/Lab meetings.
Assist with planning and conducting meetings, including designing and delivering meeting materials, working with presenters on delivery of meeting materials, and prepare minutes.
Work on special and ongoing projects, and/or teams as directed.
Serve as a resource for interpretation and application of standard department/corporate policies, procedures, guidelines, and practices.
Suggest and implement improvements to office and department procedures, methods, and programs.
Communicate within the department on issues impacting daily business operations, communicating requests and instructions when necessary.
Oversee creation of department communication tools such as SharePoint, OneDrive, distribution lists.
Regularly work with highly sensitive and 3M restricted and 3M confidential information.
Allow somewhat flexible work hours depending on current priorities.
Have highly developed written and oral communication skills and collaboration skills.
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)
Three (3) years of experience performing common administrative functions and software (e.g., telephone, e-mail etiquette, MS Office Suite, expense reporting, mailings, supply/equipment ordering, and meeting planning) in a public, private, government, or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Experience using analytical and problem-solving skills to mine data, interpret information, improve processes and generate reports.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong business acumen, administrative, issue recognition, time management, project coordination, prioritization, decision making, analytical, and influencing skills.
Ability to manage through ambiguity.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of the organization.
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Skype, Workday, SharePoint.
Relocation Assistance: 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.
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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