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3M Manufacturing Engineer in Knoxville, Iowa

Job Description:

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.

“A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn’t exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it’s important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking.” – John Banovetz, executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility 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:

  • Developing and implementing improvements related to safety, quality, service, and cost (productivity) and provide technical support for manufacturing

  • Participating and leading cross functional teams as necessary to meet project plans, and objectives

  • Actively participating in the development of new products and processes to promote business growth and productivity targets, including scale-up, equipment and process qualification and validation

  • Leading and managing Capital projects in conjunction with Division Engineering

  • Performing root cause analysis and apply systematic problem-solving skills, using Six Sigma and Lean Methodologies to improve process efficiency and waste reduction

  • Supporting a dynamic 24x7 operation through a willingness to be on-call

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Currently possess or in the last semester of obtaining a Bachelor's degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

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

  • Experience in a manufacturing engineer role in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Project management experience

  • Experience in developing and managing capital budgets and project completion within time and cost projections

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Experience with leading DMAIC Six Sigma projects – Green Belt or Black Belt Certified, or experience with developing and implementing Lean Systems and Standard Work

Travel: May include up to 5% (Domestic)

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).

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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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