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3M Automated Controls Technician in Brookings, South Dakota

Job Description:

Automated Controls Technician

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.

“At 3M, we want to make sure that everyone, from all walks of life, know they can share their opinions, they’re heard, and change is made based on their input.” – Ann Anaya, chief diversity officer at 3M”

The Impact You’ll Make in this RoleAs an Automated Controls Technician, 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:

  • Perform routine preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment such as, but not limited to: AC/DC drives and motors, programmable logic controllers, process controllers, stepper & servo motors and controllers, fire protection equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic devices, and plant support equipment.

  • Read and interpret blueprints, electrical schematics, sketches, vendor drawings and manuals in the performance of this job

  • Work with engineering and production personnel during the troubleshooting, modification, fabrication and repair of plant equipment, utilities and processes

  • Provide technical recommendations regarding improvement and optimization of plant equipment, utilities and processes

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:

  • Possess a two-year Associates degree in Mechatronics Technology, Automation Controls/SCADA or Robotics. (completed and verified prior to start).

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED completed and verified prior to start and a minimum of 5 years of experience in Electro-Mechanics, Mechatronics Technology, Automation Controls/SCADA or Robotics in a private, public, government, or military environment.

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

  • PLC programming experience

  • Industrial motor drive controls troubleshooting experience

  • Experience working with electrical equipment

  • Industrial maintenance experience

  • Experience troubleshooting and problem solving in a manufacturing environment

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic

Relocation Assistance: 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 3M.com/careers.

This posting is for an Automated Controls Technician position at 3M Brookings, SD. 3M anticipates that multiple openings for this position will occur over time. Qualified applicants may be considered as Automated Controls Technician openings occur at 3M Brookings, SD, 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 08/01/2020. After that, the posting will be taken down and applicants will need to apply/re-apply for available open postings at that time.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

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.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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