Inspection & Automation Engineer - Automated Inspection and Measurement Systems Group (Maplewood, MN)
Maplewood , Minnesota
October 18, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking an Inspection & Automation Engineer for the Automated Inspection and Measurement Systems Group located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The Automated Inspection and Measurement group is responsible for fundamental technology development, application investigations, system integration, technology deployment, and system support across many 3M divisions in the areas of automated inspection, measurement, machine vision, automation, and process data systems.

The person hired for the position of Inspection & Automation Engineer will be responsible for developing new technology as appropriate and implementing solutions within both laboratory and production environments. Particular emphasis is placed on development and integration of machine vision technology with automation systems. This includes machine design, mechanical systems design, and control systems implementation.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Automated inspection, measurement, and machine vision system technology development and implementation in production environments.
  • Automation and system development as needed to realize value from the inspection and machine vision technology. This includes both mechanical and control systems.
  • Working within a team setting to solve manufacturing challenges.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Either possess or be in the last year of pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, or other similar field.
  • Strong leadership, communication, organization, and team skills
  • Experience in product development, manufacturing technology, process engineering, or quality engineering positions.
  • Experience with design and deployment of automation systems.
  • Controls engineering experience including PLC programming.
  • Mechanical design experience
  • Six Sigma

Location: Maplewood, MN
Sales Territory: NA
Travel: May include up to 20% 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).

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