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3M Manufacturing Engineer in Columbia, Missouri

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Job Title – Manufacturing Engineer

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.

“3M’s culture is driven by curious, spirited and collaborative people who are constantly asking ‘What if?’ And the many talents of 3Mers around the globe have me incredibly excited about what’s to come next.” – Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources 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 Manufacturing 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:

  • Leading and assisting in development and qualifications for media manufacturing processes supporting a revolutionary line of BioPharma purification products

  • Identifying, initiating, and leading projects to improve process safety, quality, service, cost, capacity, and productivity

  • Working closely with production and maintenance teams to resolve and improve equipment downtime issues

  • Creating and updating standard work, operating procedures, and test methods, and train affected personnel

  • Responding to quality issues and audit findings with thorough root cause analysis and highly effective corrective actions

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 a science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Three (3) years of manufacturing, laboratory, or production experience in a private, public, government or military environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Masters or PhD degree in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited university

  • Five (5) years of process engineering experience in within a manufacturing and/or industrial setting

  • Demonstrated strength in engineering/technical skills

  • Understanding of polymer chemistry

  • Experience with process validation and documentation

  • Hands on approach with demonstrated mechanical aptitude

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong communication skills both verbal and written, analytical and organizational skills to manage different priorities

  • Self-starter/self-directed individual that leads with high energy and passion and work with minimal supervision or guidance

  • Training and experience in Lean methodology, statistics, SPC, DOE, and Six Sigma are beneficial.

  • The ability to perform root cause analysis and apply system thinking in problem solving

  • Ability to motivate others by training, guiding, coaching, and achieving results through team participation and collaboration

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and remain flexible to changes; responds with a sense of urgency

  • Personal computer proficiency

Travel: May include up to 25% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: Is 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.

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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At 3M we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily as our employees connect with customers all around the world. Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to global challenges at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNews.

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