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Lean Value Stream Engineer
Company: 3M
Location: Menomonie, WI
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/27/2022
Expire Date: 08/27/2022
Job Categories: Engineering
Job Description
Lean Value Stream Engineer
Lean Value Stream Engineer* (Menomonie, WI)

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman, 3M

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

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Lean Value Stream Engineer, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

Being the key Menomonie contact for a family of products within the Microreplication Operations Value Stream. This Value Stream serves a variety of 3M Products across the Transportation and Electronics Business Group portfolio.

Being responsible for strong leadership in driving EHS&R alignment, with the support of the plant Safety organization related to the products & its raw materials (TSCA, IH, etc.).

Leading the scaleup of New Product Introductions & Management of Change qualifications that will impact your products. In this lead role you will drive communication, risk evaluation, to execute on product improvements for our customers, utilizing appropriate product change management processes.

Being responsible for Product Quality. This includes maintaining customer alignment and leadership around proactive quality improvements. This includes driving customer compliance and corrective action in alignment with plant and specific product quality management systems with the support of the Plant Quality Team. Through your division and customer connections you will align and translate Voice of Customer into measurable specifications and test methods for product development and manufacturing

Leading product improvement utilizing the LSS methodology towards improvements in unit cost reduction, PPU &, quality improvements - from RM to Customer with support from the process and quality teams. This includes leading supplier management as it relates to the quality of your products.

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Home Sweet Menomonie - Menomonie (menomonie-wi.gov)

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.

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Qualifications & Requirements
Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

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

Three (3) years’ experience in a private, public, government or military environment in one or more of the following areas: product engineering, process engineering, project engineering, project management, and/or research laboratory.

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

Has held positions in at least 2 manufacturing facilities with minimum three (3) years of experience working in a manufacturing environment.

Demonstrated results leading product specific improvements across multiple processes and teams

Demonstrated results driving projects/initiatives related to product Quality Improvement, Unit Cost Modeling, and Cost Reduction projects.

Technical experience in polymer film extrusion, web handling & converting

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Three (3) years of experience utilizing statistical tools in problem solving is preferred
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Company Name: 3M
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At 3M we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily as our employees connect with customers all around the world. Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to global challenges at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNews.
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