Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (Red Wing, MN)

3M Companies Red Wing , MN 55066

Posted 3 days ago

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Job Description:
3M is seeking an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer for the Industrial & Safety Business Group/3M Fall Protection Division, located in Red Wing, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for this position will support the manufacturing operations within the Fall Protection site and have responsibility for driving safety, quality, service, productivity, and continuous improvement. They will support the manufacturing mission to safely and effectively manufacture products that bring workers at heights home safely.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Champions a positive, safety and quality culture within the Red Wing Factory.

  • Supporting assigned production teams in achieving daily production goals while maintaining and improving quality.

  • Leading projects to develop and improve capital equipment and new technologies.

  • Working with cross functional team; operators, team leads, supervisors and focus factory leader, to prioritize and execute business needs.

  • Driving operational excellence through lean principles, tier reviews and continuous improvement. Champions projects on safety, quality, efficiency and cost improvements.

  • Creating, maintaining and training teams on standard work and work instructions.

  • Proactively communicating with all levels of the organization to direct and drive positive change.

  • Establishing a network of support (operators, operations, supply chain, laboratory, quality, marketing, etc.) to facilitate completion of assignments.

  • Developing a proficient knowledge of Fall Protection products, regulatory requirements, customers, and competition.

  • Working with division laboratory and business team to scale-up and launch new products to support business growth.

  • Working with technical support functions and business team on custom order requests, qualification and delivery.

  • Actively participates in relevant corporate programs/initiatives, complies with professional standards, complies with corporate policies, lives and demonstrates 3M values, behaviors, and ethics.

  • The Red Wing operations run multiple shifts. The position is primarily a day shift role, but some off shift coverage maybe required.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of one (1) year combined manufacturing and/or plant experience in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering or Physics from an accredited institution

  • Experience leading lean six sigma and kaizen projects

  • Greenbelt certification

  • Ability to drive, motivate, influence, and sustain positive change

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills

  • Practical and hands-on, with analytical comprehension and data driven decision making

  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization from the front line to senior leadership

  • Self-starter, detail oriented, and able to drive multiple projects

  • Experience in developing and managing capital budgets and driving project completion within time and cost projections

  • Product/process development and commercialization experience. NPI, MOC, and PPU experience

  • Experience with CAD software and ability to design production fixtures, jigs and tooling

Location: Red Wing, MN

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation: Is authorized
3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative people. Where your diverse talents, inclusiveness, initiative, and leadership are valued. Where you'll find challenging opportunities that make your career exciting and rewarding. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies, and products, 3M is a place to grow and be rewarded for excellence.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

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