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3M Application Engineer - Adhesives Dispensing in Maplewood, Minnesota

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Application Engineer - Adhesives Dispensing

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 RoleThe person hired for the position of Application Engineer – Adhesives Dispensing will support new product and application development in the Industrial Adhesives and Solutions Division (IATD). The job includes supporting application development, process optimization, training, competitive intelligence, identifying customer needs, and front facing commercialization.

As an Application Engineer – Adhesives Dispensing, 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:

  • Working with global Application Engineering, Product Development, Sales and Marketing personnel to develop and replicate high impact adhesive applications for the Electronics Market

  • Identifying the best 3M solution for an application by thoroughly understanding the customer need, testing, and analyzing results. Communicate results to customers through written reports and presentations.

  • Providing launch support for new product programs by generating supporting documentation, demonstration tools, videos, and training materials

  • Building a deep understanding of customer needs and competition in assigned market focused areas and provide “Voice of Customer” new product ideas and competitive analysis

  • Developing and optimizing adhesive dispensing methods to meet customer needs for automation and defect free implementation

  • Willingness to participate in early morning or evening meetings with a global team

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

  • Four (4) years of experience working with polymers or adhesives with 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 Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or Chemistry from an accredited institution

  • Five (5) or more years of experience working with dispensing of adhesives or polymers

  • Two (2) or more years of experience in application engineering

  • Experience in electronics market

  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills

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.

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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