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3M Plant Manager* - Staples MN in Staples, Minnesota

Job Description:

Staples Plant Manager

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.

“3M is making incredible impact in communities around the globe. As the leader of 3M’s global community engagement, I am incredibly proud to say that you will be working alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers who are extremely committed to making positive and equitable change.” – Michael Stroik, VP of Community Relations

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 the Staples Plant Manager, 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:

  • Lead and manage Staples, MN employees to meet 3M Supply Chain and Corporate goals in the areas of EHS, Quality, Service, Growth, and Cost Reduction

  • Provide and foster a safe, healthy work environment for all employees. Ensure compliance with all Federal/State/3M environmental and safety regulation

  • Drive sustainable improvements in operating cost and lead time through application of Lean Six Sigma, entitlement thinking, yield improvement, and plant productivity

  • Develop the workforce at all levels of the organization. Foster a culture of employee engagement and inclusion

  • Protect and enhance 3M’s intellectual property, including process capabilities

  • Define and implement strategic direction for the Staples site.

  • Manage Capital Investment: Capacity, Renewal and Technology Planning

  • Represent 3M in community affairs as appropriate and foster excellent public relations in the Staples community

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 Science, Engineering or related field (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution.

  • Ten (10) years of manufacturing 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 a technical discipline (Physics, Material Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or closely related) (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution.

  • Five ( 5) years machine shop management/supervisory experience

  • Knowledge and experience in production management, lean manufacturing, materials control, maintenance, environmental health and safety, and quality control

  • Excellent oral and written communication.

  • Strategic Planning - ability to develop and drive the long-term vision for the site

  • Results oriented and strong execution skills

  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills

  • Effective decision making with the ability to influence others

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

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.

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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