Technical Aide
Maplewood , Minnesota
January 10, 2017
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Job Description:

Job Summary:
The PSARM Laboratory is part of 3M's Corporate Research Materials Laboratory. This particular position is a temporary, part-time assignment with 3M's Technical Aide Program and is not benefit eligible. The Technical Aide Program is designed to support the 3M technical community. As a Technical Aide located in Maplewood, 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:

  • Preparing adhesive and functional coating formulations
  • Conducting thermal, mechanical and spectroscopic analysis
  • Keeping accurate records in laboratory notebook
  • Utilizing Microsoft Office and other software to process and present data.

This position is PART-TIME, TEMPORARY and limited to working no more than 32 hours per week and 899 hours per service credit year.

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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current overall cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's level or higher degree program in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or Physics is strongly preferred, other research or engineering-related disciplines with an accredited university will be considered.
  • Freshman/Sophomore academic status preferred.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with polymer characterization instrumentation a plus.
  • Will consider applicants that are available throughout the academic year (8-12 hours weekly while classes in session and potentially 32 hours weekly during the summer) or those available during breaks in the academic schedule (e.g. summer, holiday).

Location: Maplewood, MN
Relocation: Is not authorized

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