Manufacturing Project Manager (Maplewood, MN)

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Manufacturing Project Manager for the Health Care Business Group, Drug Delivery Systems Division located in Maplewood, Minnesota.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Project Manager will utilize a combination of technical and project management skills in driving process, second source of supply and NPI projects in manufacturing. This position will also support factory and pilot plant manufacturing operations for products including inhalers and transdermal patches for the pharmaceutical industry.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Global project lead for critical projects in the Division
  • Support NPI project launches by ensuring robust manufacturing capability and establishing accurate cost estimates and improvement roadmaps
  • Project lead for second source of supply projects for raw materials
  • Manufacturing SME liaison between DDS plant locations to support product / processes continuity, improvements, and cost out efforts
  • Define and lead technology advancement projects for cost reduction and quality improvement
  • Determine process and technology needs and global manufacturing supply chain for new products
  • Data driven decision making and systematic problem solving
  • Communicating timelines, deliverables and resource needs to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Provide manufacturing support to help meet Division objectives
  • Division Disruptive Technology lead

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) years of combined experience in manufacturing and/or manufacturing technology

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical engineering, Chemical engineering and/or Industrial or manufacturing engineering from an accredited university
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing experience
  • Eight (8)+ years of combined experience in a plant process engineering and/or manufacturing technology role in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated Project management skills, including communicating upward and among peers
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional, cross-divisional team environment
  • Experience with new equipment installations and startups
  • Experience developing and managing capital budgets and timelines
  • Experience supporting new product development and commercialization
  • Experience leading cross functional teams through complex projects from planning to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with web Handling, Coating, Slitting, Converting, Extruding or comparable experience
  • Experience in a regulated environment
  • Fast learner

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 25% domestic/international travel
Relocation Benefits: Are not authorized for this position

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

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