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3M is seeking a Quality Engineering Specialist for the Automotive and Aerospace Solutions Division (AASD) located in Maplewood, MN. Here, you go.
The person hired for the position of Quality Engineering Specialist will be responsible for quality programs and products of major importance to the division supporting the automotive and aerospace industry.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Assuring compliance to external regulations, customer requirements and industry standards [International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001, Aerospace Standard (AS) 9100, International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949]
Analyzing information using statistical techniques to drive data driven decisions
Collaborating with cross functional teams of process owners to manage change and ensure consistent product performance that meets quality objectives
Promoting continuous improvement and defect reduction through the use of quality tools [Eight Disciplines of Problem Solving (8D), Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), Measurement System Analysis (MSA) and Control Plans]
Reviewing complaints for timely customer feedback and resolution
Supporting global customer account teams and responding to quality inquiries
Aligning customer scorecard Key Performance Indicators (KPI) with internal metrics
Participating in internal and external quality system audits
For additional information, please visit: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/oem-tier-us/
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
Possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Minimum of four (4) years combined work experience in Quality Engineering, Product Engineering, Six Sigma and/or Manufacturing in a private, public, government or military environment
Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Statistics or related discipline from an accredited institution
Minimum of seven (7) years combined work experience in a Quality Engineering, Product Engineering, Six Sigma and/or Manufacturing in a private, public, government or military environment
Automotive and Aerospace industry knowledge
Experience working with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
Proficient applying LEAN Six Sigma methodology and using quality/statistical tools
American Society for Quality (ASQ) certification such as Quality Engineer (CQE) or willingness to obtain
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
Strong analytical decision-making and problem-solving skills
Ability to lead and be a contributing member of cross functional teams
Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 25% 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)
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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