3M Manufacturing Engineer ∞* (Springfield, MO) in Springfield, Missouri

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for the Industrial Business Group located in Springfield, MO. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for safe and efficient manufacturing of several products to deliver results for EHS, quality, customer service, cost reductions and new product development. 3M Springfield currently produce adhesives, adhesive coated films, and sealants for 16 different divisions across more than 70 work centers.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Development and implementation of improvements related to safety, quality, service, and cost (productivity)

  • Driving cost and productivity improvements by leading Lean Six Sigma projects with a variety of toolsets, including: DMAIC, standard work development, tier reviews and kaizens

  • Development and implementation of cross-functional projects, plans, and programs in support of business and strategic plans new process start-ups, new process technology integration, aggressive cost reduction, and supply chain improvement using Lean Six Sigma tools

  • Proactively communicates project direction and status to appropriate personnel

  • Engagement and involvement in daily operations to meet service targets, including direction/support of maintenance and division engineering activities

  • Realize growth opportunities by guiding new product introduction efforts and completing experimental runs

  • Representing 3M Springfield IATD during internal and external customer interactions and audits

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a manufacturing environment in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Master's degree or higher from an accredited university

  • Experience in leading multi-functional teams through complex projects from planning to completion

  • Experience in supporting new product development and commercialization

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Experience in six-sigma and lean

Location: Springfield, MO

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic and/or international

Relocation: Is authorized

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

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

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

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To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

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