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Product Development Specialist

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Product Development Specialist

Product development with color matching focus

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 other curious, creative 3Mers.

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

The Impact You’ll Make in this RoleAs a Product Development Specialist for EMSD’s adhesive products in consumer electronics (\_US/consumer-electronics-us/), 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 fundamental color technology development with direct customer applications for key consumer electronics products

+ Supporting winning business through constant color-based processes reevaluation and optimization to ensure high accuracy color matching and at fast pace

+ Bringing in extensive external color technology, and maintaining external engagement and expertise to enable disruptive new color-based technologies

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

+ Associate degree or higher in science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

+ Experience in one of more of the following areas: color matching of materials, color measurements, color equipment and related software (i.e., color libraries), colorant selections and related supply in a private, public, government, or military environment

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

+ Master’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science, Polymer Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Optics, or related field from an accredited institution

+ Experience with electronics customers or another relevant field

+ Experience in product development or use of thermoplastic or thermoset products or coatings

Work location:

+ Maplewood, MN

Travel: May include up to May include up to 25% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: 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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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.

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Product Development Specialist

Full time
Maplewood, MN

Published on 11/30/2022

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