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3M is seeking an Advanced Quality Engineer to support the Fall Protection Business/Personal Safety Division (PSD) group located in Red Wing, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.
The person hired for this position will be responsible for supporting the goals and vision of 3M Fall Protection by providing support from a quality perspective to the manufacturing lines, the sourcing department, the design engineering group, and the quality department.
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:
Documenting, researching and analyzing corrective action activities.
Responsible for multiple quality improvement projects including process, product, quality systems and field quality issues.
Supporting concurrent engineering efforts by participating in design development projects representing quality assurance and the customer.
Ensuring quality documentation and reporting is properly maintained, current and distributed to appropriate process locations.
Designing, documenting and implementing methods of process control, process improvement, testing and inspection.
Acting as training and support resource for quality methods and practices statistical methods, test procedures, root cause analysis, problem solving tools.
Supporting line audit, first article and receiving inspection functions.
Supporting technical service department with field quality complaint analysis, implementing short and long term corrective action. Some field service call visits required.
Developing test methods/procedures to support product validation efforts.
Performing performance validations tests to meet customer expectations.
Generating test reports for performance validation tests.
Actively participate in Kaizen projects.
Managing supplier corrective action process.
Managing the quality portion of the first article process.
Managing the quality portion of changes of suppliers.
Overseeing the Red Wing location audits performed by outside organizations.
Supporting the production teams with supplier related quality concerns.
Participating in departmental continuous improvement activities.
Other duties as assigned.
Possess a Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Minimum of two (2) years manufacturing environment experience within in a private, public, government or military environment
Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution
Minimum of five (5) years manufacturing environment experience
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Self-starter who can effectively work in a fast paced environment; and work through and manage change/ambiguity, with an appropriate sense of urgency.
Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
Established decision-making and problem-solving skills
Self-motivated with proven ability to apply innovative solutions to problems
Experience in the use of statistical tools
Location: Red Wing, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international
Relocation: Is not authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)
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