Thermal Engineer

Job Description:

Thermal Research 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 96,000 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 RoleAs a Thermal Research 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 thermal management related programs for electronics
  • Implementing programs in collaboration with customers  
  • Determining new product opportunities by collaborating with internal global 3M experts and customers
  • Initiate and contribute to intellectual property

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

  • Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering or Physics (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Experience in thermal experimentation and analytics
  • Experience in CFD/ Multiphysics modeling

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

  • Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, or Physics with thermal management focus
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and team skills to perform in a variety of cross-functional team situations
  • Three (3) years of experience in developing electronics thermal management related solutions
  • Working knowledge of electronics cooling and thermal management at component and system level
  • Experience with SolidWorks, Matlab and/or Python

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.

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Location
United States
Skills
  • Matlab