Product Development Specialist (Maplewood, MN)
Location:
Maplewood , Minnesota
Posted:
October 18, 2017
Reference:
R00046657
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Product Development Specialist for the Transportation Safety Division (TSD) Laboratory located in Maplewood, MN. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Product Development Specialist will have the opportunity to grow 3M's Transportation Safety business by leading product development programs using Agile and/or Scrum methodology. You will be responsible for Scrum implementation and new product development team leadership as well as technical contributions to the team. Initial product areas will include materials and systems for digital printing of traffic signs and license plates.

For additional information, please visit: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/road-safety-us/

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Leads multi-disciplinary Agile product teams through the new product development and commercialization process
  • Communicates project/program status to stakeholders
  • Interacts with customers to maximize value of product development efforts
  • Participates in developing technical solutions for complex new product programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in an engineering or science discipline from an accredited university
  • Minimum of five (5) years of new product development experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience leading product development projects

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry or related discipline from an accredited university
  • Experience in product development of integrated hardware/software/materials systems
  • Knowledge of 3M's New Product Development (NPI) process (applies to internal applicants only)
  • Experience with product development from concept through launch
  • Knowledge of Agile and/or Scrum product development
  • Experience leading global cross-functional teams
  • Experience completing projects in a highly-matrixed global environment
  • Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
  • Microsoft Office proficient

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 10 % domestic/international
Relocation: Is not authorized

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