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3M Manufacturing Process Technician* (St. Paul, MN) in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Job Description:

3M is seeking a Manufacturing Process Technician for the Personal Safety Division (PSD) Pilot Plant, located in St. Paul, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for this position be responsible for setting up, operating, and maintaining various pilot plant equipment and processes while ensuring 3M quality standards are met and maintained. This position may involve performing complex tests, tasks, and/or experiments. Also, this person will provide support to conduct experimental and production runs while maintaining a safe working environment. This job involves shift work on a regular basis with overtime.

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 include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintaining a safe working environment.

  • Supporting development of technologies and processes.

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

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

  • Performing quality testing. Interpreting and providing feedback on quality results. Adjusting machinery to meet specifications based on test results

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

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

  • Contribute to continuous improvement and problem solving.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

This position may require:

  • Weekend work

  • Working overtime

  • Short notice shift coverage

  • Working rotating shifts

  • Physical demands including: lifting up to 40lbs, walking up and down stairs

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum of three (3) combined years experience working in a manufacturing, pilot plant, and/or laboratory environment within a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates/Two (2) Year Technical degree from an accredited institution

  • Experience with web handling, extrusion, injection molding, and/or converting experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with nonwovens and/or thermoplastics processes and/or equipment

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and good problem solving skills

  • Ability to complete work independently and work well in a team environment

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with Office 365, specifically Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

  • Personal flexibility to handle change within the workplace

Location: St. Paul, MN

Travel: Is not anticipated

Relocation: Is not authorized

3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative people. Where your diverse talents, inclusiveness, initiative, and leadership are valued. Where you’ll find challenging opportunities that make your career exciting and rewarding. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies, and products, 3M is a place to grow and be rewarded for excellence.

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).

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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