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3M Machinist / ToolMaker 8/18 ∞ in Columbia, Missouri

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives. With $32 billion in sales, our 91,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.

Job Description:

3M is seeking a Machinist / ToolMaker located in Columbia, MO. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career

The person hired for the position of Machinist /ToolMaker position will be responsible for but not limited to the following duties.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform job duties safely and conform to Company Health & Safety program

  • Support all Columbia Tool & Die customers (May include progressive stamping dies and operation, molds, or precision fabrication). Perform work as directed by a Tool & Die supervisor (or designee) and outlined by Shop Work Orders (SWO’s)

  • Read blueprints and understand work order instructions

  • Gather necessary materials and tools to independently fabricate workpieces

  • Measure workpiece for adherence to quality standards and blueprint compliance

  • Perform ongoing housekeeping duties to keep work area clean

  • Will share responsibilities with other machinists when the need arises. Demonstrate minimum capabilities within the first 90 days

  • Perform machine adjustments, tool changes, and preventive maintenance to assure proper operation

This position will require:

  • Working either a 2nd or 3rd shift

  • An understanding of Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Blue print reading skills

This position may require:

  • Weekend work

  • Working overtime

  • Working on holidays as needed

  • Short notice shift coverage

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a high school diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Possess a two (2) year technical degree or diploma in Machine Tool Technology OR minimum five (5) years of Machinist or Toolmaking experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience operating multiple types of equipment (examples: mill, lathe, grinder, EDM wire, EDM sinker)

  • Experience working with multiple material types from metal (heat treated and non-heat treated) to non-metals

  • Experience changing over, clean and inspect, servicing, and repairing dies or molds

Location: Columbia, MO

Relocation: Is not authorized

Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M employment testing as a part of the selection process.

Applicants will be required to supply a minimal set of machinist tools (list available upon request).

This posting is for a Machinist / ToolMaker position at 3M Columbia. 3M anticipates that multiple openings for this position will occur over time. Qualified applicants may be considered as Machinist / ToolMaker openings occur at 3M Columbia, and 3M will accept applications for up to 6 months from the posting date of this requisition. Eligible applications will be kept open and active until 2/15/2019. After that, the posting will be taken down and applicants will need to apply/re-apply for available open postings at that time.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

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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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