3M Manufacturing Engineer* ∞ (Valley, NE) in Valley, Nebraska

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for the Safety and Graphics Business Group located in Valley, NE. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Mechanical Engineer will….

Provide engineering support and services through project organization and execution. Increase expertise and proficiency in a technical area, including consolidation of skills learned. Establish and control project spending to budget by specifying and estimating project costs. Assume responsibility of leading medium size engineering projects or participates on larger projects where a team approach is utilized.

For additional plant location information, please visit: http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/Valley/Plant/?SMSESSION=NO

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

(Job duties that occupy 5% or more of the incumbent’s time and/or which are critical to the successful performance of the position.)

  • Management and Execution of Projects. Utilizes knowledge and understanding of the Engineering organization through completion of assigned projects. Utilizes project management skills to organize and execute projects for manufacturing, laboratory and other facilities. Utilizes technical skills, compiling and reviewing information to evaluate project scope, equipment specifications and other project requirements. Develops skills for early identification of issues affecting project success. Assesses alternative methods to solve project-related problems. Establishes and coordinates project time lines with business partners, suppliers and project team. Consults with business partners, suppliers, plant and engineering personnel, as well as the appropriate management regarding project status, timelines, and cost. Reports project implementation and status to appropriate personnel.

  • Financial Responsibility. Manages financial aspects of assigned projects, including estimating expenditures, contributing to the creation of AFE, purchasing materials and/or services, monitoring and tracking costs, and payment. Utilizes engineering, sourcing and financial systems to stay within established budget guidelines.

  • Intellectual Property, Regulations, and Compliance. Protects 3M Intellectual Property through the understanding and appropriate use of competitive technology awareness, government regulation awareness, supplier/consultant agreements, records of invention, patents, and technical notebooks. Contributes to the development of proprietary positions. Follows and promotes corporate business conduct, safety, health, and environmental policies and practices, including Engineering guidelines, standards, and specifications. Has working knowledge of local/state/federal/country government codes and regulations as appropriate to the assignment.

  • Leadership. Establishes a network of resources with multiple disciplines. Provides technical assistance and guidance to subordinates and peers. Participates in and leads teams. Builds a working knowledge of key corporate initiatives and applies appropriate tools. Participates in Engineering Manufacturing Technology Organization (EMTO)/Engineering Manufacturing Technology Chapters (EMTC) activities.

  • Design, Procurement, Installation, and Commissioning. Utilizes specifications and creates designs of equipment and facilities to coordinate the selection, installation, checkout and startup of new and existing equipment and facilities. Provides accurate project and equipment documentation, such as project cost, schedules, and equipment manuals.

  • Working with Technical Information. Proficient in using corporate and engineering applications and systems to prepare project information and requirements.

The job also requires performing other duties as assigned. Percentages of time spent on job duties are estimates and may vary for each position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess or in the final year of pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of three (3) years in a manufacturing environment a private, public, government or military environment (Internship and Coop experience included)

  • Combined experience in a Manufacturing Engineering and/or Quality Engineering position in a private, public, government or military environment (Internship and Coop experience included)

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum five years in a manufacturing environment in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Experience working in a cross-functional team

  • Experience working in global teams

  • Experience using engineering skills and knowledge of engineering concepts, procedures and methods

  • Experience with equipment/process/facilities design work, definition of capital equipment needs, equipment fabrication, installation, pre-start up safety review, and commissioning

  • Experience using analytical, communications, interpersonal, leadership, and short-term planning skills

  • Knowledge of computer programs and corporate systems relevant to the assigned area of responsibility is normally required

  • Experience working with partially finished equipment utilizing prior training and awareness to operate safely

Location: Valley, NE

Travel: May include up to 10% [domestic/international]

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).

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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