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3M Advanced Product Engineer (St. Paul, MN or Brookings, SD) in Maplewood, Minnesota

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Advanced Product Engineer (St. Paul, MN or Brookings, SD)

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.

“A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn’t exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it’s important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking.” – John Banovetz, executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility 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 an Advanced Product Engineer, 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:

  • Leading design-related change control and the associated product changes driven by product/quality/process improvement, supply changes, and regulatory requirements, etc.

  • Drive and support continuous improvement mindset by using multitude of methodologies that include project management (PMP), Agile/SCRUM, Product and Process Understanding (PPU), Six Sigma, and DOE/statistical analysis

  • Experience collaborating with laboratory, quality and/or manufacturing colleagues in other regions of the world

  • Maintaining product design documentation in compliance with division Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other regulatory requirements

  • Other duties as assigned

For additional information, please visit: 3M Medical | 3M United States (https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/medical-us/)

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 Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, Polymer Engineering, or Materials Science discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • One (1) year of combined experience developing, supporting and/or maintaining commercialized products in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Three (3) years of experience in one or more of the following areas: product engineering, product commercialization, product research and development, and/or manufacturing experience in the medical device industry

  • Experience with the effective execution of change management, root cause analysis, issue resolution and/or managing corrective and preventative actions

  • Medical device and/or Quality Management System (QMS) experience such as Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Quality System Regulation (QSR) and/or International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485

  • Demonstrated experience utilizing project management techniques to lead cross functional teams in projects that drive improvement and proven results

  • Experience collaborating with laboratory, quality and/or manufacturing colleagues in other regions of the world

  • Experience with test method development, material property data collection and/or setting specifications and translating into product requirements

  • Supporting complaint, plant non-conformance, and Supplier Corrective Action Request (SCAR) investigations, as well as external quality system and technical audits

  • Statistical knowledge and practice [e.g., Design of Experiments (DOE), sampling, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Product & Process Understanding (PPU), Lean manufacturing, etc.]

    Travel: May include up to 10% 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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