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Machine Operator 8/17 at 3M

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Brookings, South Dakota

Job Description:

3M is seeking a Machine Operator for the Critical and Chronic Care Solutions Division located in Brookings, SD for 2017. Here, you go!

Job Summary:

The Production Machine Operators will be responsible for but not limited to the following specific duties:

  • Responsible for operating production equipment, inspecting, and packing product safely and according to standards.

  • Work closely with other Operators, and Service Groups to optimize process including timeliness of product flow.

  • Use computers as needed to run process operations.

  • Contribute to continuous improvement and problem solving

  • Work effectively within a production work team and collaborate with other teams

This is a full-time position that will require working:

  • May work 8, 10, or 12 hour rotating shifts depending on line schedule

  • Overtime

  • Weekends

  • Holidays as needed

  • Lifting, Carrying, Pushing & Pulling

    • Frequently up to 24 pounds

    • Occasionally up to 50 pounds

  • Repetitive use of hands


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of manufacturing experience

Location: Brookings, SD

Relocation: Is not authorized

Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M elected testing as a part of the selection process.

You are applying for a Machine Operator position at 3M Brookings. Qualified applications will be considered when Machine Operator openings occur at 3M Brookings for up to 6 months of the posting of this requisition.

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


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