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3M Corporate Engineering - Resident Project Engineer - (Cottage Grove, MN) in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

Job Description:

3M is seeking a Resident Project Engineer for the Corporate Engineering Group located in Cottage Grove, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

3M Corporate Engineering is seeking a Resident Project Engineer for Chemical Processes Group Division Engineering supporting the Film Material Resources Business Group and Electronics Materials Solution Division located in Cottage Grove, MN. This position will lead capital projects from start to finish at 3M Cottage Grove.

The position requires the ability to work with 3M partners to define capital projects based on business needs and strategic goals; direct cross functional teams to execute assigned projects; plus, periodically communicate status to team members, clients, and management personnel. The job often involves the ability to discover and solve problems in manufacturing processes and operations. This position will lead project teams consisting of process engineers, designers, and contractors to build and install new manufacturing solutions to industrial processes.

Project types include: Chemical processing equipment, incinerator and wastewater process improvements. Renewal of process equipment, roads, buildings, and utilities.

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:

  • Lead teams and use engineering skills to develop project proposals to specify, build or procure and install new equipment into plant sites as well as upgrade existing equipment and building facilities.

  • Create, review and analyze alternatives for written scope and design specifications. Develop time lines with suppliers and project teams, estimate capital equipment and installation costs and monitor spending for cost control purposes.

  • Create funding proposals, manage capital budgets and project schedules and deliver these presentations to business management.

  • Applicant must work well in team environment, and enjoy verbal and written communications.

  • Applicant must be committed to follow 3M's corporate business conduct, safety, health, and environmental policies, to protect 3M intellectual property and to drive maintenance conscious engineering efforts during the duration of the project.

  • Job primarily involves non-confined position (free to move about) with some standing or walking. Ability to climb ladders will be needed to supervise equipment start up and to supervise the work start up contractors are performing.

  • This position involves providing technical assistance and guidance to other employees.

  • Ability to travel occasionally is required, no language requirements other than English.

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum of five (5) combined years experience in Capital equipment and/or Facilities project management in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering from an accredited program

  • Experience in chemical processing equipment installation and start-up, plant operations knowledge/experience.

  • Skills include presentations skills and ability to communicate effectively via written project proposals.

Location: Cottage Grove, MN

Travel: May include up to 5% domestic and/or international

Relocation: Is authorized

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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Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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