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Product/Quality Engineer*

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Product/Quality 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 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman, 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

The person hired for this position will provide technical leadership and oversee laboratory/ manufacturing support of Separation and Purification Science Division (SPSD) products at the Plant. This position will be supporting water filtration laboratory, products, processes, and systems such as answering customer complaints and working with the team on corrective actions. They are also responsible for advising, consulting and troubleshooting product and processes at the plant.

As the Product/Quality Engineer, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most creative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

+ Driving existing product quality enhancement through use of continuous improvement methods and tools, such as: Six Sigma, Product and Process Understanding (PPU), Design of Experiments (DOE), Customer Quality Index (CQI) and Quality at the Source.

+ Supporting and interacting with customers through complaint investigations, resolution, and trending.

+ Ensuring the commercialized product design intent and product integrity is retained as materials, processes, methods, and specifications change.

+ Supporting change as it relates to design changes inspired by quality improvement, source of supply changes, or cost reduction efforts.

+ Trouble shooting, investigating, and analyzing for non-conforming product testing and disposition.

+ Validating product claims through product testing and lab oversight.

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 from (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

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

+ Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution

+ Advanced experience in a quality function, manufacturing/production plant, and/or reactive chemistries environment

+ Experience running small scale investigative experimentation in a laboratory or pilot plant

+ Deep emphasis on applied statistical applications and continuous improvement methodologies

+ Support and/or lead efforts on life cycle management, risk management, product and process improvements, and other product documentation efforts

+ Experience with NIOSH Standards and requirements

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: Is authorized

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. U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens. 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.

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.

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Product/Quality Engineer*

3M
Full time
New Ulm, MN 56073

Published on 04/16/2021

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