Production Operator (Knoxville, IA)

  • Company: 3M
  • Location: Knoxville, Iowa
  • Posted: November 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: R00052871
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Production Operator located in Knoxville, IA. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Primary Responsibilities that include but are not limited to the following:
  • 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
  • Take appropriate action when unusual conditions occur
  • Use hand and power trucks
  • Use computers as needed to run process operation
  • Monitor other operations and works cooperatively with others

This position will require:
  • Overtime
  • Weekend work
  • Holidays as needed
  • Short notice shift coverage
  • Frequent physical demands including lifting up to 50 lbs. assisted and/or unassisted

This position may require:
  • Working either a second or third shift depending on shift availability

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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Possess an Associate's degree or higher in a technical discipline
  • Minimum five (5) combined years of plant and/or manufacturing experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of previous manufacturing, production, shipping, warehouse, maintenance, construction and/or agriculture experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Understand and follow both verbal and written instructions
  • Self-motivated, team oriented, and excellent interpersonal skills

Location: Knoxville, Iowa
Relocation: Is not authorized

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

This posting is for a Production Operator position at 3M Knoxville. Qualified applications may be considered when Production Operator openings occur at 3M Knoxville for up to 6 months of the posting of this requisition.

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

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