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Plant Engineering Mechanical Tech

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Plant Engineering Mechanical Tech

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.

“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

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role The person hired for the position of Mechanical Tech will safely install, maintain, repair, move, replace, modify, troubleshoot, diagnose, adjust, calibrate and perform preventive maintenance on industrial and commercial equipment

As a Mechanical Tech, 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:

+ Troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing mechanical and electronic equipment, including pneumatic and hydraulic equipment

+ Maintaining pumps, performing pipefitting, millwright tasks, basic machining, welding and fabrication and preventative maintenance tasks

+ Creating a culture of safety and compliance in the production environment through preventative maintenance and repairing critical equipment

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

+ Possess a two (2) year, Technical degree or diploma from an accredited institution (completed and verified prior to start).

+ Minimum of three (3) years of experience installing, repairing and troubleshooting mechanical equipment in a private, public, government, or military environment.

+ Ability to perform basic machining, fabrication, welding, pipefitting, and millwright tasks

+ Working a 12-hour night shift (on a “4 crew” schedule)

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

+ Robotic Trouble Shooting Experience with Fanuc and Kuka robots

+ Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical and electronic equipment to include PLC’s, sensors, and operator interface stations

+ Experience in an Industrial Maintenance type setting

+ Knowledge of Boiler Operations

+ Wisconsin Plumber’s License

Travel: May include up to 0%

Relocation Assistance: Not 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

This posting is for a Plant Engineering Mechanical Tech position at 3M Prairie du Chien, WI. 3M anticipates that multiple openings for this position will occur over time. Qualified applicants may be considered for Mechanical Tech openings as they occur at 3M Prairie du Chien, and 3M will accept applications for up to 6 months from the posting date of this requisition. Eligible applications will be kept open and active until March 1st, 2021. After that, the posting will be taken down and applicants will need to apply/re-apply for available open postings at that time.

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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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Plant Engineering Mechanical Tech

Full time
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Published on 03/12/2021

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