Development Technician I
Seattle , Washington
January 18, 2018
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Development Technician I for the Advanced Materials Division located in Seattle, WA. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.


The Development Technician I is responsible for maintaining strict adherence to safety rules, environmental controls, cleaning procedures, and processing specifications while performing assigned functions related to all aspects of research and development and small scale production processing of quenched inorganic solids.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include some or all of the following, depending on training, experience and level. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Routine use of heavy industrial equipment
  • Powder batching
  • High temperature thermal processing
  • Powder milling
  • Material packaging
  • Regular record keeping
  • Inventory maintenance
  • Safety focus

This position may require:
  • Weekend work
  • Working overtime
  • Working on holidays as needed
  • Short notice shift coverage
  • Second shift availability

Basic Qualifications:
  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to comprehend, execute, and communicate using written and verbal instructions

Location: Seattle, WA
Relocation: Is not authorized

Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M employment testing as a part of the selection process.

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

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