Sr. Laboratory Technician (Maplewood, MN)
Location:
Maplewood , Minnesota
Posted:
November 20, 2017
Reference:
R00052807
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Sr. Laboratory Technician for the Home Care Division (HCD) Laboratory located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Sr. Laboratory Technician will support the OEM Business Unit within HCD. This person will be responsible for efficiently and accurately completing laboratory tasks and testing supporting application engineers and product developers. This person will also be responsible for training others on laboratory procedures.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Accurately and efficiently complete both simple and complex physical properties tests with minimal to no supervision.
  • Training others on testing and other laboratory procedures.
  • Documenting test results and observations clearly and communicating these results to requestors.
  • Be an active, valued member on product development teams assigned.
  • Being a leader among other employees doing technician level work.
  • Creating new, official test procedures, as well as updating existing documentation.
  • Maintaining equipment in lab through coordination of preventative maintenance schedules and shop work orders.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Associates/Two Year Technical degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of three (3) years laboratory testing experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years Microsoft Excel experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or other related technical field from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of two (2) years of analytical testing experience
  • Experience with textile and thermal insulation related testing procedures
  • 3M experience
  • Proven willingness to go above and beyond to support the projects' objectives
  • Positive, hands on attitude
  • Detail oriented, observant, very organized, patient
  • Ability to handle and coordinate multiple tasks
  • Ability to work with and teach others at various ability levels
  • A problem solver, quick learner
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: None
Relocation: Is not authorized

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