3M Manufacturing Process Engineer * (Aberdeen, SD) in Aberdeen, South Dakota

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Manufacturing Process Engineer for the Personal Safety Division located in Aberdeen, SD. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Process Engineer will be responsible for initiating and leading projects related to the manufacturing, continuous improvement and development of processes and products related to Personal Safety.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides engineering leadership to the Aberdeen plant - Establishes a network of resources and contacts to meet business goals and customer needs

  • Utilizes technical skills to compile and review information to evaluate project scope, equipment specifications and other project requirements

  • Monitors product factory cost and initiates continuous improvement projects

  • Leads and participates in multiple Lean and Six Sigma projects focused on product and quality system improvements

  • Utilizes project management skills to organize and execute projects

  • Supports site and focus factory resources with process improvements

  • Drives understanding of key customer needs and monitors process capabilities

  • Reports project implementation, cost and status to appropriate person

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently possess or within the last year of pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Chemical Engineering; Master's degree a distinct plus

  • Minimum of three (3) years working within a manufacturing and/or process engineering environment

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience with DMAIC and Business Excellence

  • Minimum of three (3) years working with cross-functional teams

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience with Minitab

  • Demonstrated strength in engineering/technical skills

  • Self-starter/self-directed that leads with high energy and passion

  • Proven track of continuous process improvement

  • Effective facilitation, communication and teaching skills

  • Ability to engage and influence the organization

  • Ability to multi-task and handle large workloads under time constraints

  • Ability to understand and apply analytical and statistics tools

  • Results oriented with strong process and execution skills

Location: Aberdeen, SD

Travel: May include up to 15% [domestic/international]

Relocation: Is authorized

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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