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3M Senior Plant Engineering Supervisor* in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

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Senior Plant Engineering Supervisor

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, 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 Senior Plant Engineering Supervisor, 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:

  • Creating and maintaining a safe, healthy and sustainable workplace through active and visible leadership.

  • Develop self and others at multiple levels of the organization, continually improving and striving for excellence through supervision, recognition, policy and CBA administration, regulatory/safety/legal compliance. Coach at all levels of the organization for improvement.

  • Implementing and ensuring use of a Reliability Framework and Asset Management System to drive continual improvements in Safety, Planning, Employee Training & Engagement and overall equipment reliability & effectiveness.

  • Collaborating with cross functional partners such as our Business Managers, Operations, Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain, EHS, and Human Resources to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.

  • Lead by example as a member of the plant leadership team through driving solutions on topics including, but not limited to providing mechanisms to support alternative shifts, such as supervisory coverage, on-call rotations, and serving as a plant management representative for plant engineering.

    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 the start) from an accredited institution

  • Five (5) years previous leadership, supervisory and/or management experience 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 Engineering or related Technical Field (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution preferred

  • Five (5) years of manufacturing maintenance/reliability experience in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Experience coaching, mentoring and developing Supervisors as well as their peers and influencing higher levels of the organization

  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis and Lean/Continuous Improvement.

  • Basic understanding of Environmental and Regulatory Compliance, NFPA, and OSHA standards

  • Certified Reliability Leader (CRL), Certified Maintenance Manager, Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional, RE or CAMA certification

  • Experience leading in a Union Environment

    Travel: May include up to 5% 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).

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

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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