3M Manufacturing Supervisor*∞ (Cottage Grove, MN) in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Manufacturing Supervisor located in Cottage Grove, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Supervisor will primarily be responsible for Supervising and managing all functions involved in the production of products in a safe and economic fashion. Responsible for supervision, training, safety performance, product quality, cost control, employee communications, employee morale and productivity.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide leadership and supervision for production employees in the MRD Fine Chemicals factory at Cottage Grove

  • Coordinate and implement production schedules, maintenance activities, training of production personnel

  • Lead and direct safety activities (permits, investigations, improvement activities)

  • Update corporate and local systems such as Cybershift, WIMs, etc

  • Seek and drive continuous improvement opportunities to improve EHS and compliance and reduce operating expenses.

This position may require working straight shifts or rotating shifts in addition to weekends.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum three (3) years of manufacturing or production experience in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in an engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum five years of manufacturing plant experience in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Good interpersonal, communication, prioritization, organizational skills, and computer skills

  • Self-directed and detail oriented.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to identify and resolve process and product issues

  • Ability to create, lead and work in a team atmosphere.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely and influence changes with operators as well as other plant employees and management team members

  • Ability to produce results through continuous improvement methodologies (e.g. lean six sigma) and provide impact through cost reduction programs, quality improvements, and safety of work environment.

  • Supervisory experience

Location: Cottage Grove, MN

Travel: May include up to 10%

Relocation: Is authorized

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

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

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.

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