Production Operator (Ames, IA)

  • Company: 3M
  • Location: Ames, Iowa
  • Posted: December 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: R00924420
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Production Operator for the Abrasives Manufacturing Organization located in Ames, Iowa.

3M Ames is a part of the 3M Abrasive Systems Division under the umbrella of our Industrial and Transportation Business. In our Ames facility, we manufacture abrasive (sandpaper) products in thousands of different shapes and sizes, from sheets to discs. Many of the products we produce are used in the woodworking and metal working industries as well as the automotive aftermarket and home improvement industries. Our Mission is to provide industry leading abrasives manufacturing solutions for 3M's North American industrial, transportation, retail, and customer converted products that are effective and relevant for our customers, efficient and reliable for 3M. Our Vision is to be recognized globally as the leading manufacturer of abrasive products vital to our customers' success.

The position of Production Operator will be responsible for but not limited to the following specific duties:
- Demonstrate safe work behaviors to avoid injury to self or others
- Follow operating procedures and customer specifications to produce quality products which are delivered to customers on time
- Work effectively within a production work team and collaborate with other teams
- Contribute to continuous improvement and problem solving
- Maintain neat and orderly conditions in area and help maintain and promote safe conditions
- Operate assigned equipment in a safe, effective, and efficient manner
- Operate processes according to procedures
- Use hand and power trucks
- Use computers as needed to run process operation
- Monitor other operations and work cooperatively with others

This position will require working:
  • Overtime
  • Weekend work

This position may require working:
  • Fixed night shifts
  • Rotating shifts
  • Holidays as needed

Basic Qualifications:
  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher

Location: Ames, IA
Relocation: Is not authorized

You are applying for a Production Operator position at 3M Ames, IA. Qualified applications will be considered when Production Operator openings occur at 3M Ames for up to six months of the posting of this requisition

** Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M employment testing as a part of the selection process.

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


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