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3M Global Sustainable Packaging Business Leader in Maplewood, Minnesota

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Global Sustainable Packaging Business Leader

Build a major new business for 3M, based on Sustainable Packaging

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.

“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 The person hired for the position of Global Sustainable Business Leader will report to the President Closure & Masking Systems Division. This person will take the lead on growing this business by implementing domestic and global initiatives and projects driven from the strategic plan.

The position will interact with internal and external contacts on innovative business models, company partnerships, and business development opportunities with the packaging business.

Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Develop and execute a sustainable strategy for the Sustainable Packaging initiative (incubate)

  • Develop the appropriate business model(s) in order to extract the maximum value from the developed solutions

  • Drive sustainable financial growth for the new platform

  • Build productive, long-term relationships with new and existing key customers

  • Collaborate with the Global Packaging Portfolio, LVS, R&D and Area teams and to develop the Sustainable Packaging growth strategy and transform our commercialization methodologies so as to accelerate adoption of new solutions

  • Work cross functionally to develop appropriate supporting infrastructure including financial, supply chain, customer support

  • Build and develop a high performance team with the requisite skills and background to successfully develop and commercialize market leading solutions in underground and grid edge segments

  • In collaboration with key stakeholders, establish an ecosystem of appropriate partners that complement our strengths and solutions

  • Develop appropriate business models for potential new revenue streams

  • Frequently communicate progress to various senior stakeholders and represent this key growth business opportunity on the CMSD division OC and to other relevant stakeholders

    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

  • Eight (8) combined years of experience in strategic planning, business development, sales, marketing, and/or general business management in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Master's degree

  • Critical thinking skills with an attention to detail

  • Skills include project management and ability to plan and prioritize work effectively in a fast-paced, highly matrixed environment

  • Effective interpersonal, listening and organization skills; ability to plan and prioritize multiple concurrent projects

  • Experience in project management

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams

    Travel: May include up to 25% global and domestic

    Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

    Location: Maplewood, MN

    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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