3M Manufacturing Technology Engineer ∞ (Brookings, SD) in Brookings, South Dakota

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Manufacturing Technology Engineer for the Health Care Business located in Brookings, SD. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Technology Engineer will have responsibility for multiple production lines, achieving the highest quality product, protecting customer safety, increasing yields, and reducing manufacturing cost.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Process and technology support for existing operations in the Medical Solutions Division.

  • Lead and/or contribute to various cross functional teams/ projects

  • Project planning, management and implementation

  • Lean Six Sigma project initiation, leadership, execution and measurement

  • New equipment design, installation, and qualification

  • Renewal of existing manufacturing equipment.

Basic Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of manufacturing experience in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

  • Demonstrated use of skills and knowledge of equipment, systems, materials, processes, and procedures to solve manufacturing problems

  • Effective project management skills with proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget

  • Ability to understand and apply lean, analytical and statistics tools

  • Cross-functional team leadership experience

Location: Brookings, South Dakota

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation: Relocation is authorized

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

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

Brookings, SD, is a tremendous place to live, work, and play. Our community offers an incredible cultural experience, abundant recreational amenities, sporting events, including NCAA Division I athletics, and a vibrant entertainment scene. Brookings is the home to South Dakota’s largest university, South Dakota State University (SDSU), and an excellent K-12 public education system. State-of-the-art healthcare, a great variety of stores and restaurants and proximity to metro areas combine to create the opportunity to enjoy an active lifestyle in a rural setting. Brookings has been ranked the #3 Great College Town in the Small Town Category by U.S. News and World Report and is #5 on Livability’s 2013 “Top 10 Best Small Towns in America”.

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