Technical Aide
Location:
Maplewood , Minnesota
Posted:
October 22, 2017
Reference:
R00044791
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Technical Aide for the Corporate R&D Medical Department located in Maplewood, MN.

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 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
The person hired for the position of Technical Aide will primarily be responsible for providing product EHS support to 3M business units and international locations. Under the direction of Medical Department technical staff, roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Classifying substances and products according to EHS criteria
  • Managing data associated with EHS regulations
  • Authoring documents that evaluate and assess the human health and physical-chemical hazards associated with substances or products
  • Responding to specific requests from internal/external customers and/or regulatory agencies

This position part-time, temporary and is limited to working 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:
  • Currently enrolled or graduated from a Bachelor's level degree program at an accredited university with a declared major in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline, having completed at a minimum your Junior year
  • Current overall cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).
  • Completed at least one semester of a course in toxicology, environmental health, or related field
  • Internship or other work experience in an EHS-related role
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: Does not require travel
Relocation: Is not authorized

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