Manufacturing Automation Engineer

Job Description:

Job TitleManufacturing Automation 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 Manufacturing Automation 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:

  • Identifying, creating, and optimizing automation solutions through robotics, PLCs, HMIs, motion control, VFDs, data historians, and other automation components
  • Working collaboratively with cross-functional teams to develop data automation and analytics for various discrete and continuous processes
  • Specifying, programming, and commissioning of new automated equipment including multi-axis robots and automation cells
  • Identify and lead process improvement projects for integrated systems, manufacturing, and reporting to improve process safety, quality, service, cost, capacity, and productivity

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

  • Associate degree/Technical Diploma or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • One (1) combined year in robotics, vision systems, and/or manufacturing in aprivate, public, government or military environment

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical, Robotics, or Automation Engineering
  • Experience with Robots, PLC Programming, Process Studio, and Power BI
  • Three (3) plus years of experience in process engineering within a manufacturing and/or industrial setting with demonstrated strength in engineering/technical skills
  • Experience with process validation and documentation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong communication skills both verbal and written, analytical and organizational skills to manage dynamic priorities
  • Training and experience in Lean methodology, statistics, SPC, DOE, and Six Sigma

Travel: May include up to 10% 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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