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3M Global R&D Operations and PMO Leader in Maplewood, Minnesota

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R&D Operations & PMO Sr Manager

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.

“A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn’t exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it’s important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking.” – John Banovetz, senior vice president and chief technology officer at 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 RoleYou will facilitate consistent and effective R&D operations with responsibilities for NPI/NTI pipeline initiatives and communications to key stakeholders globally for the Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division (IATD).

As an R&D Operations & PMO Sr Manager, 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:

  • Supporting R&D operations processes (e.g. strategic planning, budgeting, efficiencies, etc.)

  • Supporting NPI/NTI pipeline initiatives

  • Coordinating international, cross-division communication and collaboration

  • Owning systems and infrastructure to enable R&D operations / prioritization

  • Executing corporate R&D standards, compliance, expectations, and processes

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in a private, public, government, or military environment in one or more of the following areas: R&D, Laboratory Management, Manufacturing Management, Technical Project Management, and/or Business Enterprise Management

  • Experience with Global R&D Operations

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

  • Possess a master’s degree or higher in a STEM field

  • Experience in Agile Program Management

  • Experience with global NPI/NTI pipeline management and commercialization initiatives

  • Experience coordinating international, cross-division communication and collaboration

  • Experience with enterprise level strategic planning, budgeting, and forecasting R&D Operations

Travel: May include up to 10%

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

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.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

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.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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