Plant Engineering Intern

Job Description:

Plant Engineering Intern 

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.

“I’ve seen firsthand how 3M is 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 they’re making around the world, and that they know they’re valued.” – Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources at 3M

The Impact You’ll Make in this RoleAs a Plant Engineering Apprentice / Intern, 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:

  • Providing support for: general maintenance, preventative maintenance, and service to production tasks.
  • Assist in the documentation and implementation of maintenance procedures as outline by skilled crafts.
  • Aid skilled maintenance crafts including opportunities to assist in the troubleshooting, repair, and improvement of our operations.
  • Assist in the establishment and maintaining of critical spare parts inventory in support of equipment reliability and up-time.

Your Skills and Expertise  To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year completed in a 2 yr technical degree program in a maintenance related field.

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

  • High regard for safety and excellent mechanical aptitude are critical, as represented by academic performance with a GPA of 3.0, and past experiences
  • Ability to work independently to complete tasks as assigned.
  • Willingness to work overtime/shifts as required and on short notice.
  • Possess a positive attitude with good customer, co-worker, and management relations.
  • Possess good communication and computer skills including spreadsheets and data entry.

Travel: May include up to [5%] [domestic]

Relocation Assistance: Is 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 

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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.

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