Production Operators 11/16*
Decatur , Alabama
January 10, 2017
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Job Description:

Job Description
3M is seeking Production Operators for the Industrial Business Group located in Decatur, AL . Here, you go.

Job Summary:
3M is seeking Production Operators for the Corporate Staff Group located in Decatur, AL. The 3M Decatur, AL plant produces specialty adhesives, chemicals, and polymers in large batch processes; fluoroelastomers in milling processes; and specialty films on high speed film lines. Through operational excellence to include a commitment to safety, quality and following standard operating procedures, production operators may manufacture specialty films through high speed film line processes, specialty adhesives and chemicals through large batch type processes and fluoroelastomers through a milling type operation.

This position will require:
  • Working 12-hour rotating shifts
  • Working overtime
  • Weekend work
  • Working holidays as needed

This position may require:
  • Short notice call-in

Basic Qualifications:
  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher
  • Minimum one (1) year of combined manufacturing experience and/or military experience in a mechanical field

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Possess a technical degree in Process Technology
  • Experience in chemical manufacturing
  • Experience in a manufacturing plant environment
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Experience using best manufacturing practices (i.e. Six Sigma, SPC, Lean)
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment
  • Experience performing successfully in a team environment

Location: Decatur, AL
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 Decatur. Qualified applications may be considered when Production Operator openings occur at 3M Decatur for up to 6 months of the posting of this requisition.

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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