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Quality Engineer (Hutchinson, MN)

Company: 3M Companies
Location: Hutchinson
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Quality Engineer (Hutchinson, MN)

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 96,000 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, executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility 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 Role

As a Quality 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:

  • Leading improvement projects to improve customer satisfaction and optimize the Quality Management System while helping to drive and foster a quality environment and mindset throughout the business
  • Leading Corrective Action Preventive Actions (CAPA) activities and change management activities
  • Assuring compliance to internal Standard Operating Procedures and applicable external customer and regulatory requirements
  • Representing the customer, investigating customer complaints and issues, samples and trends and determining the necessary action plans
  • Tracking, trending and reporting data as requested
  • Serving as a Quality Management System (QMS) Process Owner by leading the development and improvement of the business process, provide on- going training and consultation on the subject matter, gather stakeholder feedback and track and report health of the system metrics and represent the process during audits

For additional information, please visit: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/plant-locations-us/hutchinson/

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 (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Two (2) years of Quality and/or Manufacturing/Production experience in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Experience and knowledge with Quality systems [Supplier management, Complaint Handling, Supplier Corrective Action Request (SCAR), CAPA, Document Control]
  • Change Management experience for projects with significant strategic importance
  • Experience with Quality Standards including International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001, International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949, Aerospace Standard (AS) 9100, ISO 13485
  • Ability to lead key Quality deliverables and execute in a timely fashion
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Statistical knowledge and practice including: Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R) studies, Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Process Capability, Sampling Plans, Design of Experiments (DOE), Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and Regression, Process and Product Understanding (PPU) and/or Lean Manufacturing]
  • Customer-facing/customer interaction experience
  • Risk Management and Test Method Validation experience

Travel: May include up to 10 % domestic/international

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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