Technical Aide for the Industrial Mineral Products Division (Maplewood, MN)
Location:
Maplewood , Minnesota
Posted:
November 20, 2017
Reference:
R00051844
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Technical Aide for the Industrial Mineral Products Division located in Maplewood, MN. Ready to be part of what's next?

Job Summary:
This particular position is a temporary, part-time assignment with 3M's Technical Aide Program. The Technical Aide Program is designed to support the 3M technical community. As a Technical Aide located in St. Paul, MN, you will be assisting the 3M technical staff in the performance of their job responsibilities. It is a great way to get relevant work experience that complements your education.

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
The person hired for the position of Technical Aide will have the opportunity to work with the Industrial Mineral Products team on projects related to roofing granules. This person will develop skills and gain work experience in ceramic coatings and mineral processing.

  • Assists in laboratory and/or pilot activities associated with new and existing products and may include formulations, testing and evaluation of new and existing materials
  • Assists in the development and modification of test methods and apparatus for new products and processes
  • Assists with routine lab maintenance and housekeeping
  • Analytical testing of experimental formulations
  • Maintains accurate technical notebooks and spreadsheet for information transfer
  • Communicates test results in both oral and written form

This position is part-time, temporary, limited to working no more than 32 hours per week and 899 hours per service credit year.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Completed at least one (1) semester of a post high school degree program from an accredited college or university or three (3) years of 3M experience as a technician in lieu of the above education requirements

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in or completed a Bachelor's level program in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science, having completed at a minimum your Sophomore year (minimum 4 semesters of university curriculum)
  • Current overall cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Experience with the Microsoft suite of computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) and database tools, development and manipulation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented

Location: Maplewood, MN
Relocation: Is not authorized

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