3M is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for the Film and Materials Resource Division (FMRD) located in Decatur, AL. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.
The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Engineer will primarily be responsible for actively supporting safety initiatives and driving improvements in quality, service, and cost. Developing and leading programs to improve product and process/quality understanding while working in cross functional teams to ensure continuous quality improvement. The engineer will support the Multi-Layer Optical Film (MOF) products produced for FMRD Film in Decatur, AL.
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
For additional information, please visit: 3M Decatur, AL Plant
The Impact You'll Make in this Role include but are not limited to the following:
Development and implementation of improvements related to safety, quality, service, and cost (productivity) in the Decatur Multi-Layer Optical Film (MOF) areas
Ability to perform root cause analysis and apply systematic problem-solving skills
Development and implementation of cross-functional projects, plans, and programs in support of business and strategic plans new process start-ups, new process technology integration, aggressive cost reduction, and supply chain improvement using Lean Six Sigma tools
Assist local and global manufacturing teams on rapid resolution of customer complaints; including timely response, communication and implementation of corrective actions
Lead and support quality improvement projects
Develop process standards and other documentation supporting the operation
Assist in training manufacturing personnel on safe and productive equipment use
Use Lean, Six Sigma and Value Stream Improvement tools to drive improvements
Lead efforts on scale-up of new products and work on cross-functional teams
Define, scope and assist Engineering with implementation of capital projects
Drive process development, recommend new equipment and modification to support cost improvements and new product introductions
Coordination of training on new systems or processes
Work with internal and external resources as needed to accomplish objectives
As necessary, ability to cover production runs in a 24/7 manufacturing environment
Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Two (2) years of experience in a private, public, government, or military environment in one or more of the following areas: process engineering, product engineering, manufacturing engineering, process development or quality.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in an engineering discipline
Experience in batch extrusion, film making, coating, and/or winding in a private, public, government or military environment
Strong organization, communication, project management, and coaching skills
Six Sigma or Quality Improvement training/certification
Experience working on a cross functional team
Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
Microsoft Office proficient
Location: Decatur, AL
Travel: May include up to 20% domestic/international
Relocation Benefits: Are authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
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