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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 Senior Chemist, 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:
Applying, as a subject matter expert, rheology theory and analysis for the FMS organization, with a focus towards method development and/or the conversion of R&D rheometric analytical techniques into robust well written test methods to factory QA/QC staff
Communicating concepts and conclusions to a technical audience who may be unfamiliar with rheology testing and terminology
Performing routine and non-routine laboratory testing of materials utilizing rheological and thermal techniques for R&D, production support and process & product understanding
Providing analytical service and insight to support factory production, R&D and regulatory as summarized in well written reports
Participating on and/or lead cross functional team(s) to deliver data and test plans needed to support launch of new products and processes
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 Analytical Chemistry, Materials Science, or Engineering (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution.
Three (3) years of rheology experience in a private, public, government or military environment.
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Master's or Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Materials Science, Polymer Chemistry, or Engineering (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution.
Five (5) years of experience in an equivalent position in an industrial environment.
Demonstrated experience in rheology theory and analysis
Strong knowledge of polymer chemistry
Experience with thermal characterization
Familiarity with colloids, emulsions, and/or suspensions rheology
Experience with physical properties determination is highly desirable
General knowledge of a broad range of analytical technologies
Team, group, and/or other leadership experience
Demonstrated knowledge of rheology concepts of viscous fluid modeling, Cox Merz, TTS, and Maxwell models
Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international
Relocation: 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.
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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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