3M Production Operator (Alexandria) -R00968249 in ALEXANDRIA, Minnesota

3M is seeking a Production Operator for the Industrial Business Grouplocated in Alexandria, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.The 3M plant located in Alexandria, MN is part of the 3M Abrasives Systems Division, serving industrial customers with coated abrasives products to support their product finishing needs. The Alexandria plant produces coated abrasives on a state-of-the-art abrasives maker. The abrasive materials are then convertedinto rolls, belts and discs which are packaged and distributed to customers. The plant has been in operation for over 45 years and is committed to operational excellence.The position of Manufacturing Production Operator located in Alexandria, Minnesota, is part of a fast paced, customer focused, team oriented manufacturing plant.This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.Primary Responsibilitiesinclude but are not limited to the following:Demonstrate safe work behaviors to avoid injury to self or othersFollow operating procedures and customer specifications to produce quality products which are delivered to customers on timeOperate manufacturing equipment to make coated abrasives material and converting equipment to produce belts, rolls and discsWork effectively within a production work team and collaborate with other teamsContribute to continuous improvement and problem solvingThis position will require:Working a fixed 3rd shift ORa rotating shift, depending on shift availabilityThis position may require:Working weekendsWorking overtimeWorking holidays as neededBasic Qualifications:Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higherPreferred Qualifications:A minimum of one (1) year of manufacturing experience in a private, public, government or military environment.Basic computer knowledgeExperience in agriculture, farming and/or mechanicsPost high school educationSelf-motivated, team oriented and excellent interpersonal skillsLocation: Alexandria, MNRelocation:Is not authorizedQualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M employment testing as a part of the selection process.This posting is for a Production Operator position at 3M Alexandria. 3M anticipates that multiple openings for this position will occur over time. Qualified applicants may be considered as Production Operator openings occur at 3M Alexandria, 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 Nov. 7th, 2018. After that, the posting will be taken down and applicants will need to apply/re-apply for available open postings at that time.Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEqual Opportunity Employer minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity