Senior Application Development Engineer (Maplewood, MN)
Maplewood , Minnesota
October 19, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Senior Application Development Engineer for the Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division (IATD), located in Maplewood, Minnesota. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Senior Application Development Engineer will drive new applications utilizing the amazing portfolio of tapes and adhesives offered by IATD. This position will provide technical application development engineering support to drive growth by driving new Building and Construction Market growth. Work includes engaging with customers, field sales and marketing to provide technical expertise including; driving application development, creating technical information development, gaining customer specific needs/opportunities/insights and performing application characterization. This position will also have responsibility for developing new applications as well as working to maintain existing customer related applications. IATD is an ISO/TS certified lab.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Driving core and new product penetration into Industrial Tapes and Adhesives Building and Construction Market.
  • Deep understanding of customer processes, industry standards, industry trends, and new applications.
  • Developing new application solutions aligned to customer needs.
  • Creating new application demonstration tools
  • Training customers, sales reps and international colleagues.
  • Travel (25%-35% travel) to U.S. customer locations and may include International travel.
  • Strong collaboration with product development, marketing and field sales.
  • Ability to engage with field sales to provide technical understanding and training of the process and applications relating to customers and markets.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited university
  • Minimum of two (2) years application engineering experience in a laboratory environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university
  • Minimum of three (3) years previous Application Development, Technical Service and/or customer facing technical experience
  • Experience in the Building and Construction market a distinct plus
  • Engineering design and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Customer engagement experience.
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Excellent skills in technical presentations
  • Microsoft Office proficient

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 35% domestic/international
Relocation: Is authorized

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

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