Precision Coating Technician (Woodbury, MN)
Woodbury , Minnesota
October 20, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Precision Coating Technician for the Corporate Research Process Laboratory (CRPL) located in Woodbury, Minnesota. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
This position will provide extensive technical challenges and requires cross-functional teamwork with key researchers and development partners. The position includes working on various state-of-the-art processing machinery in support of technology development programs that rely on the precise configuration, operation and maintenance of these processing systems.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Configuring, operating, and maintaining processes and equipment incorporating web mechanics, coating and/or printing, drying, curing, analysis and characterization.
  • Conducting designed experiments to support lead researchers that must develop a thorough understanding of how materials and process parameters affect final product properties.
  • Ability to work independently and with multidisciplinary team members.
  • Ability to make recommendations with respect to material formulation and/or process modifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma/GED or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of one (1) year of technician experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associates or Two Year Technical program certificate in electrical, mechanical or process engineering
  • 3M experience working across multiple disciplines, businesses and/or departments
  • Minimum of one (1) year coating experience
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid hands-on mechanical skillset with knowledge of automated systems
  • Self starter who takes initiative in their work

Location: Woodbury, Minnesota
Travel: Up to 5%
Relocation: Is not authorized

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