3M Production Operator (multiple openings/various shifts) 6/18 ∞ in Aberdeen, South Dakota

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Job Description:

Production Operator (multiple openings/various shifts)

ABERDEEN, South Dakota

Apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Ranked in the top 100 of Fortune 500 in 2018 and recognized by Ethisphere Institute as a World’s Most Ethical Company for 5th Consecutive Year. At 3M, you can build a career at a leading, global company, working with the best and the brightest. You can make a difference in the world and help improve lives. This is what a career at 3M is all about. The more you contribute to 3M’s success, the more success you create for yourself. 3M Science Applied to Life.

3M is seeking Production Operators for the Personal Safety Division located in Aberdeen, SD. The Aberdeen plant employs 650 employees and serves 15 divisions within 3M such as; Automotive, Construction Home and Improvement Markets, Personal Safety, and more. The Aberdeen plant is a state-of-art, climate controlled and safe large manufacturing center of excellence that make products such as specialty tapes, furnace filters, respirators, and other products.

Check out our manufacturing process and see for yourself the innovative work you can be part of: http://vl.mmm.com/view.aspx?m=G9209

As a Production Operator a typical day might include the following:

• Operating automated production converting, assembly and packaging equipment in a safe, effective and efficient manner

• Monitoring processes, order inputs, load semi-finished materials inspect materials, and perform quality inspections to release product

• Monitoring other operations and work cooperatively with others

• Using hand and power tools• Using computers as needed to run process operation

This job might be for you if:

• You demonstrate safe work behaviors to avoid injury to self or others• You are detail-oriented and know the importance of following operating procedures and customer specifications to produce quality products, which are delivered to customers on time• You are a team player who works effectively within a work team and collaborate with other teams• You thrive on making things not only better, but different through continuous improvement and problem solving• You take pride in maintaining neat and orderly conditions where you work and promote safe conditions• You are willing to work fixed or rotating shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays as necessary to serve our customer because our quality is their safety

To land this job, just make sure we can see where you picked up your people and team skills somewhere in your resume. Manufacturing experience would be a plus, but most importantly you must be willing to learn and be dependable and hardworking. You must possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher.

This position will require:

  • Working overtime

  • Weekend work

  • Working on holidays as needed

  • Working fixed or rotating shifts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher

Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M elected testing as a part of the selection process

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

Location: Aberdeen, SD

Relocation is not authorized, but total rewards include a range of plans and programs designed to attract, retain and motivate high-performing employees like you, who are critical to our growth and success.

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

This posting is for a Production Operator position at 3M Aberdeen. 3M anticipates that multiple openings for this position will occur over time. Qualified applicants may be considered as Production Operator openings occur at 3M Aberdeen, and 3M will accept applications for up to 6 months from the posting date of this requisition. Eligible applications will be kept open and active until 12/22/2018. After that, the posting will be taken down and applicants will need to apply/re-apply for available open postings at that time.

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