Corporate Engineering - Senior Project Engineer (Maplewood, MN)

  • Company: 3M
  • Location: Maplewood, Minnesota
  • Posted: December 19, 2017
  • Reference ID: R00924559
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Project Engineer for the Corporate Engineering Group supporting the Drug Delivery Systems & Oral Care Solutions Divisions located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for this project engineer position will primarily be responsible for managing capital investment projects in support of Drug Delivery Systems & Oral Care Solutions divisions manufacturing facilities and laboratories.

A project engineer uses engineering knowledge and skills as a leader of cross functional teams to define the scope, cost and schedule for capital investment projects which support 3M's global manufacturing and research efforts. A project engineer also participates in cost reduction, quality improvements, new process and technology development programs, Lean Six Sigma and safety related activities.

We are proud to offer a culture with high levels of team work, collaboration, and cooperation. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved with numerous 3M manufacturing processes, equipment and techniques, in numerous locations throughout the United States and the world. Though based in Maplewood projects will extend throughout the other division sites.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Manage project scope, schedule, and budget for assigned projects.
  • Interact with multi-discipline teams including lab, manufacturing, supply chain, finance, external engineering consultants and equipment suppliers.
  • Specify equipment performance and design criteria.
  • Estimate capital equipment and installation costs.
  • Define and execute competitive bidding strategy.
  • Oversee plant equipment layout and design.
  • Manage project execution and hand off to manufacturing.
  • Protect 3M intellectual property.
  • Communicate effectively to project team, engineering management, and stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of three (3) years of project management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • cGMP manufacturing experience.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Team player with the ability to contribute in a matrix environment.

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 25% travel to 3M manufacturing locations both domestic and international
Relocation: Is not authorized

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

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