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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 We are seeking a professional like you to join our team and supervise the product quality laboratories at the Cottage Grove manufacturing site. You will be responsible for leading a group of technicians in a flexible work environment with varying work shifts and quality testing assignments. This team provides quality assurance support for manufacturing processes.
As a Quality Lab Senior Supervisor, 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:
Creating and maintaining a safe, healthy, and sustainable workplace through active and visible leadership
Driving continual improvements in safety, employee engagement, productivity, and quality
Collaborating with cross functional partners such as engineering, quality, operations, plant engineering, both on site and in divisions, to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the organization
Leading and continually developing self and others at multiple levels of the organization through supervision, providing recognition, policy administration, resource planning, continuous coaching for improvement and participation in hiring processes
Implementing processes / systems for test equipment management including calibration, verification, maintenance, and renewal
Participating in investigation and resolution of product quality issues
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 or higher (completed and verified prior to the start) from an accredited institution
Five (5) years of combined manufacturing, testing lab and/or analytical lab experience in a private, public, government or military environment
Three (3) years of previous supervisory experience
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Experience in analytical chemistry, polymer chemistry, chemical industry, or film manufacturing
Experience with statistical tools, including but not limited to, statistical process control, test methods, measurement systems analysis
Led multiple projects using project management methods such as Lean Six Sigma (LSS) or New Product Introduction (NPI)
Experience with metrology, calibration and/or test equipment
Experience working with a variety of products, technologies, and onsite locations
Travel: May include up to 10% 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).
Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.
U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.
To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).
The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.
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Certain job positions within 3M require workers to be on-site at 3M facilities and/or at third-party locations. A necessary requirement of each of these positions is that all individuals must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to limited medical and religious exemptions). Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 means, two weeks have passed since completing the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after receiving a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen)."
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. Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M's business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work. Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/ 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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