3M COMPANY Advanced Quality Product Assurance Engineer (Columbia, MO) in Columbia, Missouri

3M is seeking an Advanced Quality Product Assurance Engineer for the Health Care Business Grouplocated in Columbia, MO. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.Job Summary:The person hired for this position will support Food Safety Molecular Detection System products.This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Providing product assurance engineering support for commercialized Food Safety including specification and design control, change and risk management, investigations, and continuous improvement.Providing quality assurance and control for regulated products including incoming materials and final release testing.Leading investigations, corrective action responses, trending and monitoring for nonconforming materials, complaints, and supplier issues.Interacting with other 3M facilities and outside suppliers to ensure product quality and performance.Driving quality improvement using engineering best practice, statistical techniques, and Lean Six Sigma methodologies.Other duties as assigned.Basic Qualifications:Possess a Bachelors degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) in a Science or Engineering discipline from an accredited institutionMinimum of one (1) year quality engineering experience (an Internship or Co-op experience is considered qualifying) in a private, public, government or military environmentPreferred Qualifications:Bachelors degree or higher in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering with Biology focus or related discipline from an accredited institutionSolid knowledge of quality systems such as Quality Manuals, ISO-13485, 21 CFR Part 210, 211 and 820, metrology, calibration, auditing, supplier managementWorking knowledge of root cause analysis tools and techniquesAmerican Society for Quality, Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) certification or willingness to obtainSignificant experience in successfully leading teams and projectsDemonstrated proficiency in the use of statistical and quality engineering tools such as exploratory data analysis, basic statistics, Gage RandR, Analysis of Variance, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Statistical Process Control and Capability, acceptance sampling, correlation and regression, and experimental designExcellent verbal and written communication skillsKnowledge of systems, such as CFRS, ISM, e1M, eMatrix, QPID, DPQ, etc. (applies to internal applicants only)Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and writing/using data queries, extracts and analysisLocation: Columbia, MOTravel: May include up to 25% domestic and internationalRelocation: Is authorizedMust be legally authorized to work in country of employment without a sponsorship for employment visa status (e.e. H1B status). VEVRAA Federal ContractorEqual Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity