Application Engineering Specialist (Maplewood, MN)

3M Companies Maplewood , MN 55109

Posted 2 months ago

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives. With $32 billion in sales, our 91,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.
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Job Description:
3M is seeking an Application Engineering Specialist for the Industrial Mineral Products Division (IMPD) located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Application Engineering Specialist will be a key member of the Industrial Mineral Products Laboratory with a focus on new product development for the core roofing business.

For additional information, please visit: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/roofing-granules-us/

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:

  • Lead efforts to drive growth through customer collaboration, new application development and new product communization.

  • Contribute to the development of new products and applications by understanding key customer requirements as well as applicable product approvals.

  • Represent the customer perspective in new product development projects contributing insights and leading product field evaluations.

  • Proactively builds compelling value for effective commercialization.

  • Interact closely with IMPD's customers on product trouble-shooting as well as new product innovation.

  • Willing to travel on short notice

  • Oversee work of tech aide and/or technician to complete testing and deliver results to cross-functional teams fast and effectively

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum of three (3) years combined experience in product commercialization process, new technology development and/or new product development in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or higher in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or related discipline from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum three (3) years of combined experience as Product Engineer, Application Engineer and/or Product Development Engineer (private, public, government or military)

  • Experience in asphalt shingle roofing, roofing granules, asphalt shingles and in pilot facilities

  • Working knowledge of statistics

  • Strong communication (listening, as well as verbal & written), including presentation skills

  • Microsoft Office proficient, Minitab a plus

Location: Maplewood, MN

Travel: May include up to 15% domestic

Relocation: Is 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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Application Engineering Specialist (Maplewood, MN)

3M Companies