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3M Machine Vision Engineer (Brownwood, TX) in Brownwood, Texas

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Machine Vision Engineer (Brownwood, TX)

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.

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board 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

The person hired for the position of Machine Vision Engineer will be part of an engineering team that creates, develops and supports automated machine vision systems which are or will be installed in coating, converting and other manufacturing process equipment. In this position the engineer will work closely with corporate machine vision resources to support local initiatives with all supported divisions; Transportation Safety Division, Personal Safety Division and others.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Learn about inspection systems by optimizing and supporting a variety of existing machine vision systems

  • Provide consultation, specifications, estimates, and solutions for machine vision systems

  • Assist business partners in implementing machine vision to increase process performance

  • Work with internal/external resources to ensure technical, cost and schedule requirements are met

  • Communicate with equipment suppliers in the selection, purchase and delivery of items

  • Participate in the assembly/checkout, installation and commissioning of equipment.

  • Work with business partners to implement systems to continuously monitor process performance

  • Develop an understanding of industry and 3M technologies and participate in the advancement of the technology and intellectual property creation and protection

  • Successfully interact with multiple discipline teams including 3M laboratories, engineering, manufacturing, and suppliers

  • Communicate effectively with project teams

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 in an engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • One (1) year experience with software development, optical systems and/or machine vision in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Previous internship or 1-2 years of experience in Engineering & Manufacturing related areas

  • Experience in sensors and measurements

  • Experience with Cognex, Datalogic/PPT Vision, or AccuSentry Vision systems

  • Basic to moderate knowledge of network communications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interest and experience in manufacturing automation

  • Self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively on a wide range of technical challenges

Travel: May include up to 5% domestic

Relocation Assistance: Yes

Location: Brownwood, Texas

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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