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

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Manufacturing 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.

Brookings, a community of 23,773, is located in eastern South Dakota along Interstate 29, just one hour north of the state’s largest city – Sioux Falls. Brookings is a safe, family-friendly, vibrant, thriving community with many amenities you would find in a much larger city, but with a small-town feel. Residents enjoy the tree-lined streets, leisurely pace of living, a short commute time and a variety of career opportunities in a growing job market. Division I South Dakota State University creates a youthful and energetic atmosphere and provides residents with a multitude of athletic, cultural, educational and recreational activities. The top-ranked Brookings School District offers small classroom sizes and highly qualified, experienced teachers. The city boasts an abundance of attractions and activities such as the Children’s Museum of S.D., Dakota Nature Park, S.D. Art Museum, McCrory Gardens, S.D. Ag Heritage Museum, Outdoor Adventure Center of S.D., Downtown @ Sundown, and the Brookings Summer Arts Festival. Brookings is consistently ranked as a top place to live. Recent accolades include: #1 Best Place to Live in S.D., #25 Best City for Entrepreneurs, #2 Best School District in S.D., Top 10 Best Small Towns in America, Safest College Town in America, and the Top 25 Safest Cities in America. Learn more about Brookings by visiting www.LiveInBrookings.com. Bring Your Dreams!

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Engineer will have responsibility for supporting 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:

  • Product and process support for existing operations in the manufacturing facility

  • 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 product scale-up and commercialization

Basic Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of manufacturing engineering experience

  • 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

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

  • Cross-functional team leadership experience

Location: Brookings, South Dakota

Travel: Travel up to 10%

Relocation Benefits: Are authorized for this position

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).

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