Maintenance & Reliability Engineer (Clinton, TN)

Job Description:

Job Title: Maintenance & Reliability Engineer

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

As a Maintenance & Reliability 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:

  • Developing reliability methodologies to outline a comprehensive analytical approach to predict, prevent, eliminate, or reduce equipment failures

  • Working collaboratively & train Plant Engineering & Operations staff on strategies and standardized work procedures to improve equipment reliability

  • Implements data driven technologies and solutions to improve OEE, reduce cost and minimize MTBF

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 Engineering or STEM discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Three (3) years experience with reliability analysis, predictive (PdM), preventative maintenance (PM), and total productive maintenance (TPM) in a private, public, government or military manufacturing environment

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

  • Professional reliability credentials such as: Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional or Certified Maintenance & Reliability Technician.

  • Prior experience CMMS and statistical methods & software within reliability engineering to predict MTBF.

  • High level of understanding and ability to use analytical tools and troubleshooting.

  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and presentation) with the ability to communicate at all levels

Travel: May include up to 15% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: Is 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 

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at 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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