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 a Quality Microbiologist, 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:
Accounting for the quality assurance for assigned products
Being the primary spokesperson for product quality for assigned products
Working with suppliers on quality investigation and improvement opportunities.
Assessing and validating test methods and performing cross-over studies.
Evaluating product and process changes for impact on quality
Participating in efforts to improve product quality and process capability
Conducting and analyzing shelf life and stability studies to set and validate product claims
Organizing studies and directing laboratory activities of assigned technicians
Assuring compliance to internal SOPs and external regulations
Evaluating customer samples and trends to determine necessary actions/improvements
Helping to foster a quality environment & mindset throughout the business
Working and interacting with other functions as needed (quality improvement, product development, manufacturing, regulatory, technical service, and business)
This position can provide a great opportunity to learn, grow and develop as an employee
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 (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
One (1) year of experience working in a laboratory, quality, or manufacturing function within 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 Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or related discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Minimum of three (3) years of microbiological experience
Experience working in a microbiology laboratory and using aseptic technique
ASQ Certification (e.g., CQE, CQI, CQA, etc.)
Statistical knowledge and practice (Design Experiments, Sampling Plans, SPC, ANOVA and Regressions, Product and Process Understanding (PPU) and Six Sigma)
Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and collaborate with team members
Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel:May include up to 15% domestic/international.
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).
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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