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.
"A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn't exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it's important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking." - John Banovetz, senior vice president and chief technology officer at 3M
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The impact the successful candidate will make in this Role:
The Safety and Industrial Business Group Hardgoods Value Stream organization supports a variety of technologies required to support hardgoods (non-chemical and/or software products) oriented product manufacturing. This will include injection molding, extrusion, automated assembly, metal forming, electronics manufacturing, and tools/applicator fabrication at both internal and outsource manufacturing locations. This position is within the Hardgoods Value Stream within 3M SIBG Operations group.
As a Manufacturing Technology 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:
Developing and deploying new technologies for electrical and electronic hardgoods manufacturing systems, providing new growth opportunities in addition to supporting existing 3M products and businesses
Developing subject matter expertise in value stream improvement and technologies to advance sustainable manufacturing processes while providing consistently high levels of service to customers.
Applying fundamental engineering and supply chain operations principles to develop and enable end to end value stream optimization and improvement.
Demonstrating leadership skills with new product development teams from commercialization process to launch.
Collaborating with a combination of internal, third-party and offshore development teams.
Leading multi-disciplinary, multi-site teams to implement and improve value stream design for electronic hardware products used in global Electrical Markets applications.
Conducting cost-benefit analysis on manufacturing operations to develop recommendations and prioritize opportunities based on sound economic and technical principles
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 an engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Seven (7) combined years of experience in hardgoods/product manufacturing 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 or higher in Electrical, Mechanical Chemical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution.
Ten (10) years of hardgoods/product manufacturing engineering experience.
Demonstrated experience with multi-component hardgoods (non-chemical product) manufacturing, sourcing and assembly, involving injection molding, extrusion, metal fabrication, component assembly, coating, converting, and operational process scale-up (Lab->Pilot->Manufacturing) and technology transfers.
Experience manufacturing products for use in the Electrical Markets industry such as power utility and commercial electrical markets.
Experience manufacturing products requiring manufacture of or sourcing printed circuit boards.
Lean Six Sigma trained (Green Belt or Black Belt) and experience leading high impact LSS projects
Demonstrated experience working with and establishing multiple step manufacturing value streams across multiple manufacturing plants, suppliers and subcontractors globally to manage product cost, quality and service.
Understanding of Lean Value Stream Mapping and Value Stream Improvement planning & deployment.
Experience identifying new technology or value stream improvement by collaborating with a combination of internal manufacturing, vendors, third-party, and offshore development and manufacturing teams.
Experience with identifying outsource manufacturing vendors for new product scale-up and establishing the associated supply chain and sourcing value stream.
Experience managing applications and support of technologies and/or and product value streams across multiple global manufacturing locations.
Demonstrated strength in process and manufacturing engineering problem solving and cross-functional project management skills
Travel: May include up to 20% (domestic & international)
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
Remote work may be authorized for a U.S. based location
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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