Maintenance Mechanic

3M Companies Forest City , IA 50436

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Job Title

Maintenance Mechanic

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 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

"The impact 3M has on people's lives and communities around the globe is amazing. As the leader of 3M's global community giving, I am incredibly proud to be part of and work alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers committed to making positive social change." - Michael Stroik, director of 3Mgives

The Impact You'll Make in this Role

As a Maintenance Mechanic, 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:

  • Support the repairs and preventive maintenance of material handling equipment, both powered and non-powered

  • Maintain batteries.

  • Participate in general maintenance of the facility building and property

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Two (2) year technical college degree is preferred.

  • Minimum 2 years of Maintenance Mechanic experience. Time is required to become familiar with a wide range of equipment and mechanical skills.

  • Able to read and interpret blueprints.

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

  • Must have working knowledge of mechanical processes and design standards, including mechanical symbols and nomenclature.

  • Ability to operate powered lift equipment.

  • OSHA 30 Hours Certification will need to be acquired along with a high value on safety practices.

  • Knowledge and use of hand and power tools, fabrication principles and basic welding processes.

  • Strong performance history as documented on past performance appraisals.

  • Meeting all physical demands of a Maintenance Mechanic.

  • Ability to work required overtime.

  • Possess computer skills to manage multiple equipment and projects

Travel: Not Included

Relocation: Is not 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

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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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Maintenance Mechanic

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