Senior Product Engineer

Job Description:

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

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 RoleAs a Senior Product 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:

  • Leading and executing high priority projects to improve the  Command™ lean value stream and consolidate manufacturing capabilities.
  • Implement programs to improve quality, reduce cost, and expand offerings in the Command™ product line.
  • Implement and oversee change management driven by product /quality improvements, supply changes, regulatory requirements and cost reduction.
  • Leverage and collaborate with cross functional teams including division engineering, division manufacturing and quality.
  • Verify and document product specifications for new and existing products.
  • Conduct product claims testing and document test results via claim substantiation process.
  • Interact closely with key internal and external manufacturers and suppliers to deliver high-quality retail products.

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Three (3) combined years of manufacturing and/or laboratory experience in a private, public, government or military environment
  • Three (3) years of leading and contributing to cross-functional teams in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Master’s degree or higher in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Experience with New Product Introduction (NPI)
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding in tape and/or adhesive manufacturing.
  • Experience with injection molding and hardgoods.
  • Demonstrated ability to define and execute product verification/claim substantiation test plans
  • Ability to develop & validate test methods and properly document test results
  • Experience working in a manufacturing plant environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency in design of experiments and other statistical methods
  • Strong communication, organizational, project management and problem-solving skill

Travel: May include up to 25% domestic

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. 

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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