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3M Industrial Maintenance Mechanic – Multi-Craft* in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

Job Description:

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 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“3M’s culture is driven by curious, spirited and collaborative people who are constantly asking ‘What if?’ And the many talents of 3Mers around the globe have me incredibly excited about what’s to come next.” – Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources at 3M

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role As an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic – Multi-Craft, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world.

Responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, modifying, and making adjustments to mechanical equipment, piping and piping systems, fixtures, and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial processing systems used in production, laboratory, office, and utility areas.

  • Responds to Shop Work Orders in performing maintenance and repair tasks in a safe manner

  • Implements and improves preventive maintenance procedures

  • Determines parts, tools, and supplies necessary for the jobs

  • Documents work activities in the work order CMMS.

  • Willingness to learn and expand craft skills

    Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start)

  • Minimum three years of experience in industrial mechanical maintenance

  • This position may require working any shift. Working overtime, weekends, or holidays as needed

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

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

  • Two year degree in a mechanical technology discipline

  • Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M testing as a part of the selection process

  • At least one year of experience running basic machining equipment (turning, milling, welding)

  • Apprenticeship certificate in mechanical or industrial field

  • Basic computer knowledge

  • Knowledge of operating principles, purpose, proper application and design limitation of tools, equipment, and devices used in the moving and installation of machinery such as hoists, cranes, lift trucks, dollies, rollers, jacks, welding and cutting equipment and a variety of hand tools.

  • Knowledge of operating principles, purpose, proper application and design limitations of mechanical and hydraulic power transmission components or elements such as shafts, bearings, gears, pulleys, belts, chains, seals, fasteners, couplings, brakes, clutches, pumps, valves and similar devices.

  • Skilled in operating and using hand tools, wrenches, air and electric powered portable hand tools, machine tools, and a variety of testing equipment.

  • Ability to read and interpret measurement instruments and troubleshooting equipment malfunctions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with other people

  • Ability and desire to work as a multi-skilled mechanical craftsperson

Travel: May include up to 0%

Relocation Assistance: Not 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.

This posting is for Industrial Maintenance Mechanic – Multi-Craft positions at 3M Cottage Grove. 3M anticipates that multiple openings for this position will occur over time. Qualified applicants may be considered for Industrial Maintenance Mechanic – Multi-Craft openings occurring at 3M Cottage Grove, and 3M will accept applications for up to 6 months from the posting date of this requisition. After that, the posting will be taken down and applicants will need to apply/re-apply for available open postings at that time.

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.

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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