Manufacturing Technology Engineer* (Maplewood, MN)

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Job Description:

The Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Technology Engineer to provide manufacturing technology support to US and International IATD operations with the position located in Maplewood, Minnesota

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Technology Engineer will focus on Tape Manufacturing projects in our manufacturing operations. Our department leads and supports the development and deployment of disruptive technologies as well as capacity expansion and continuous improvement projects, and a very broad portfolio of NPI and NTI projects. Assignments can range from international expansion projects, to large NPI projects and top priority US continuous improvement projects.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Drive innovation within our operations using both internal and external technologies
  • Lead or support solvent and non-solvent coating technology development & deployment projects in IATD factories
  • Support of New Product Commercialization through process development
  • Support of large CapEx programs (division budget of $100M+ a year)
  • Collaboration & teamwork with factory engineers
  • Data & Operational Analysis
  • Leadership of initiatives to drive COGS reduction in IATD
  • Project leadership for continuous improvement & capacity expansion projects

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in an engineering or science discipline from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) years of combined experience in one or more of the following areas: manufacturing operations, manufacturing engineering, process engineering, product engineering, product development, and/or technology development
  • Experience leading project teams

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Web processing experience
  • Coating Technology experience
  • UV & Thermal cured PSA experience
  • Project/Team leadership experience
  • Self-starter, results driven behaviors

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 25% domestic/international travel
Relocation Benefits: Are authorized for this position

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.

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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.

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