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3M USAC ERP Plant Data and Costing Lead in St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Description:

USAC ERP Plant Data and Costing Lead

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, senior vice president and chief technology officer 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

This is a USAC Manufacturing and Supply Chain role within Plant Operations. The preferred candidate will be mainly on site or in a hybrid work arrangement expected to be on-site at the plant up to 80% per week with flexibility based on deployment needs.

As the Plant Data & Costing Lead, 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 the business and enterprise level data decisions that are applicable to the site and deployment (UOM, batch determination, VC, PackSpec, etc.)

  • Lead/facilitate data readiness activities, focusing on the site, although addressing issues for broader deployment as needed.

  • Serves as primary contact for data site-level activities*, leading extended team(s) as appropriate.

  • Communicates and coordinates data project activity to super users, and stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Lead the site level costing approvals, by partnering with Corporate/Area Finance and Site Leadership.

  • Works closely with assigned Data Conversion Area SME and the RTR Area SME to execute the project plan, timing, and deliverables

  • Facilitate data scoping, mapping, construction, cleansing, costing, design validation, testing & conversion activities.

  • Develops Finance Leads and Operational Leadership to be effective first level on-Site support post deployment (training, enhancements, GSUN) in costing and

  • data related subjects: annual costing review and approval; annual inventory revaluation; variance reviews; line extensions; etc.

  • Support the data mapping activities with End-To-End data knowledge

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED or higher from an accredited institution and five (5) years of experience in Supply Chain, engineering, or ERP Deployment in a private, public, government or military environment


  • Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution and two (2) years of experience in Supply Chain, engineering, or ERP Deployment in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Knowledge of business, supply chain E2E processes

  • Other related assignments in manufacturing that would enhance cross-functional awareness of future state is a plus

  • Project Management skills, ability to execute a project plan for local site activities

  • Experience as an SAP user, SAP Super User or within an SAP-deployed work environment Detail oriented, strong communication, collaboration, project management and follow-through skills.

  • Experience in deployment in various plants and/or finance functions

    Travel: May include up to 60% Domestic

    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.

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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/

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