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3M is seeking a Sr. Application Engineer for the Fluoropolymers business in Advanced Materials Division (AdMD), located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.
The person hired for this position will primarily be responsible for providing technical solutions and key account support for 3M™ Dyneon™ fluoropolymers.
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Hands on laboratory work such as fluoropolymer processing, formulation, and testing.
Support of new product development, new application development and helping customers implement 3M fluoropolymer solutions in their manufacturing locations.
Work within the framework of a cross-functional team that includes Sales, Marketing, Quality, and Manufacturing to meet customer needs and balance business objectives.
Clear written documentation of both laboratory work and interactions with customers is required.
Frequent verbal communication including phone calls, team meetings and presentations is required both for interactions with the customer and reporting laboratory work to the team.
Ability to build compelling value propositions for effective commercialization.
Other duties as assigned.
Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited institution
Minimum of five (5) years combined experience as an application engineer and/or customer facing technical role experience in a private, public, government or military environment
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution
Experience processing or working with perfluoroelastomer products
Strong communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)
Strong people skills and ability to work with cross-functional and international teams
Experience in technical support activities with customers
Track record of creative problem solving/troubleshooting skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and accommodate changing circumstances
Interest in a position that includes regular travel to customer manufacturing sites
Laboratory or manufacturing experience in the rubber or plastics industry
Location : Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 50% domestic/international
Relocation: Is authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without a sponsorship for employment visa status (e.e. H1B status).
3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative people. Where your diverse talents, inclusiveness, initiative, and leadership are valued. Where you’ll find challenging opportunities that make your career exciting and rewarding. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies, and products, 3M is a place to grow and be rewarded for excellence.
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.
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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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