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3M Pilot Plant Technician in Maplewood, Minnesota

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Pilot Plant Technician

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 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“At 3M, we excel by combining our talents while leveraging creative and curious minds. This is most impactful when we center our objective at improving the customer experience. It’s a privilege to work for such a great company, with amazing people, and leadership that cultivates a growth-mindset.” – Eric Hammes, executive vice president of Enterprise Operations at 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 RoleAs a Pilot Plant Technician, 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:

  • Maintaining a safe working environment.

  • Supporting development of technologies and processes.

  • Preparing and operating experimental, prototype or production equipment. Provides general maintenance, setup, and changeover of equipment.

  • Locating defects or problems during the manufacturing process. Makes adjustments to correct the problem.

  • Performing quality testing. Interprets and provides feedback on quality results. Adjusts machinery to meet specifications based on test results.

  • Maintaining record of run conditions and quality test results. Produces necessary reports.

  • Participating and occasionally serving as team leader in various pilot plant teams.

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

  • High school diploma/GED or higher from (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Two (2) combined years of manufacturing, laboratory, mechanical, and/or engineering experience in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Associates/Two Year Technical degree or higher from an accredited institution

  • Extrusion experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with web handling

  • Coating experience

  • Experience with nonwovens processes and/or equipment

  • Experience with injection molding processes and/or equipment

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and good problem-solving skills

  • Ability to complete work with little supervision and work well in a team environment

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Personal flexibility to handle change within the workplace

  • Microsoft Office proficient

Travel: May include up to 5% domestic

Relocation Assistance: Is 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.

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.

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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At 3M we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily as our employees connect with customers all around the world. Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to global challenges at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNews.

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