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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 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"I've seen firsthand how 3M is a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact they're making around the world, and that they know they're valued." - Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources 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 Role
As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for initiating and conducting broadly defined technical tasks/programs within Aearo Technologies, Indianapolis manufacturing environment. This person will apply knowledge and experience to develop and refine both new and existing processes for optimal safety, quality, and efficiency. This operation will require complex and diverse solutions which drive results in EHS, quality, customer service, cost reductions and new product qualifications. This position is in Indianapolis, IN at Aearo Technologies LLC, a 3M company.
Here, you will make an impact by:
Identify, initiate, and lead projects to improve process safety, quality, service, cost, capacity, and productivity through engineering and Lean Six Sigma methodologies
Raise the bar for process capability on manufacturing equipment using a variety of toolsets which also include standard work development, tier reviews, and kaizens which lead to resolved equipment downtime issues, optimize quality and productivity, and improved service
Efficiently troubleshoot defects and variation, performing root cause analysis and applying systemic problem-solving skills and robust solutions
Support rapid resolution of customer complaints; including timely response, and implementation and communication of corrective actions.
Establish, foster, and cultivate an extensive network of support (laboratory, quality, financial, manufacturing, engineering, sales and marketing) by proactive communication to help facilitate completion of assignments.
Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or higher (verified and completed before start) from an accredited institution in a science or engineering discipline
Two (2) years of experience in a manufacturing environment in a private, public, government, or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Minimum five (5) years of experience in manufacturing engineering within a manufacturing and/or industrial setting with demonstrated strength in engineering/technical skills.
Extrusion and web handling/coating experience.
Training and experience in Lean methodology, statistics, SPC, DOE, and Six Sigma are beneficial; Green Belt/Black Belt certification with good project leadership experience.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong communication skills both verbal and written, analytical and organizational skills to manage different priorities
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and remain flexible to changes; responds with a sense of urgency. Self-starter/self-directed that lead with high energy and passion
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international
Relocation Assistance: May be 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.
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.
Resources for You
For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.
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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