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3M Quality Specialist (Remote, Proximate to any Major U.S. Airport) in Austin, Texas

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Quality Specialist (Remote, Proximate to any Major U.S. Airport)

-Austin, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Dallas, Houston or Boston preferred

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“At 3M, thanks to our culture where people feel like they belong, can grow and are appreciated, we are more than the sum of our parts. Our different perspectives and experiences help us solve some of the world’s toughest challenges together.” – Zoe Dickson, executive vice president and chief Human Resources officer at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Quality Specialist, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Driving existing product quality enhancement through use of continuous improvement methods and tools, such as: Six Sigma, Product and Process Understanding (PPU), Design of Experiments (DOE), Customer Quality Index (CQI), House of Quality (LHOQ) and Quality at the Source

  • Supporting and interacting with customers through complaint investigations, resolution, and trending

  • Ensuring the commercialized product design intent and product integrity is retained as materials, processes, methods, and specifications change

  • Supporting change as it relates to design changes inspired by quality improvement, source of supply changes, or cost reduction efforts

  • Trouble shooting, investigating, and analyzing for non-conforming product testing and disposition

For additional information, please visit: www.3M.com/electrical

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Three (3) years of combined experience in a Manufacturing, Production, Quality and/or Laboratory role in a private, public, government or military environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited institution

  • Three (3) years of experience working in a quality function, manufacturing/production plant, and/or reactive chemistries environment (private, public, government or military)

  • Certification(s) in quality engineering, quality auditing or quality management such as: American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and/or Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP)

  • Experience running small scale investigative experimentation in a laboratory and/or pilot plant

  • Two (2) years of experience utilizing applied statistical applications and continuous improvement methodologies to solve customer/manufacturing issues

  • Experience using life cycle management, risk management, product and process improvement, and other product documentation tools

Travel: May include up to 25% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

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

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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