Optimized Operations (O2) Supply Chain Analyst (New Ulm, MN)*
Location:
New Ulm , Minnesota
Posted:
November 19, 2016
Reference:
R00016253
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Supply Chain Analyst for the Optimized Operations (O2) Program. This position will be located in New Ulm, MN .

3M Optimized Operations (O2) is a manufacturing based leadership development program, that provides recent Engineering, Supply Chain, and Environment Health & Safety graduates with a world of opportunity to jump start their careers. It includes fast paced training in Lean Six Sigma, advanced statistics, project leadership, supply chain principles, and applied learning. O2s have the opportunity to interact and network with senior leadership to make a real impact to one of our manufacturing facilities. Click on 3M O2 for more program details.

Job Summary:
The Optimized Operations (O2) Supply Chain Analyst's role is to acquire general knowledge and understanding quickly and successfully by running a series of focused projects within the 3M manufacturing and supply chain environment.

Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Participating in extensive training such as Lean Six Sigma, project management and leadership development, enabling them to be placed into a manufacturing location with enhanced ability to contribute quickly to process improvements that assist the entire supply chain.
  • Providing leadership on assigned projects with mentoring to develop proficiency using established methods, practices, and concepts that are heavily weighted by Six Sigma methodology and focused on Lean Manufacturing Principles.
  • Planning, scheduling, and coordination of assigned Product Lines to meet customer demand
  • Monitor inventory to ensure appropriate levels utilizing corporate supply chain tools
  • Schedules procurement and manufacturing for a specified group of products
  • Reviews material flow parameters such as order quantity, lot size, make cycle frequency, replenishment interval, and recommends appropriate levels to support the business/customer requirements
  • Manages raw material and semi-finished inventory buffer quantities
  • Monitors and reports capacity requirements, special order and stock service levels.
  • The supervisor provides guidance and is consulted for assistance in problem areas and major changes to supply chain parameters
  • Complete 5 weeks of O2 training and at least one O2 Green Belt project

Basic Qualifications:
  • Recent graduates (of any age) who are in the last year of completing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Supply Chain, Logistics or Operations Management from an accredited university, or have completed such a degree within the last three years
  • Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Previous internship, co-op, and/or industry work experience is required

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous or current 3M and/or other manufacturing intern experience
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong computer skills
  • Ability to work on cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, organizational skills, process control, and statistical knowledge

***Proposed start date for this position June 2017.

Location: New Ulm, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic travel
Relocation: Is authorized

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.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

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.

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

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