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Quality Technician* at USA 3M Company in Decatur, Alabama

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Description:

Quality Technician

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 Role
As a Quality Technician, 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:


  • Performing assigned tests, inspections, and other tasks to determine specific characteristics of materials, in-process and final product samples using established procedures as required to ensure product quality. Performing mathematical calculations of test data to compare results to standards and identify variances.

  • Preparing, operating, and maintaining test equipment through calibrations and standardization procedures. Operates experimental, prototype, or production test equipment.

  • Documenting, interpreting, and maintaining test results and records.  Preparing reports as required. Communicates test results to appropriate staff, while responding to inquiries as necessary.

  • Completing special requests from engineers, group leaders and/or supervisor. Participating as a team member on problem solving teams.

  • Willingness to work twelve (12) hour rotating shifts, work overtime, and be on-call as necessary.

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:


  • High school diploma/GED or higher from (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution 

  • One (1) combined year manufacturing, quality and/or technician experience within a private, public, government or military environment

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


  • Associates/Two (2) Year Technical Degree or higher from an accredited institution

  • Lab experience utilizing various testing methods including viscometry, rheometry, chromatography (GC, LC, IC), FTIR, ICP, and XRF technologies

  • Solid written and oral communication skills

  • Strong work ethic and the ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • willingness to learn and utilize new skills and technologies to complete assigned tasks

Travel:  May include up to 5% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance:  Is not authorized

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.

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.

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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