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Chemical Processor at 3M in Cordova, Illinois

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

Production Operator/ Chemical Processor

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.

 “One of the best parts of my job is feeling the impact of 93,000 3Mers collaborating around the world and seeing the difference they’re able to make in people’s lives.” – Julie Bushman, executive vice president of International Operations at 3M

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Production Operator/Chemical Processor 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 3M Cordova though operational excellence to include a commitment to safety, quality and strictly following standard operating procedure while demonstrating your…

  • Passion for Safety

  • Dedication to Quality

  • Practice of Sound Judgement

  • Drive for Continual Learning

  • Critical Thinking

  • Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Attention to Detail and strict adherence to Standards and Process

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:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 2 years of combined manufacturing experience and/ or military experience in a private, public, government, or military environment

  • Passion for Safety

  • Commitment to Learning

  • Critical Thinking Skills

  • Ability and willingness to work 12 hour rotating shifts to include weekends and holidays as well as working overtime as needed. 

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

  • Possess a technical degree in Process Technology and basic computer knowledge.

  • Experience in Chemical Manufacturing and plant environment.

  • Experience using best manufacturing practices (i.e. Six Sigma, SPC, Lean) and working in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience performing successfully in a team environment.

  • Experience safely operating a forklift

Travel: May include 0% domestic/international

Relocation: Is not 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 

This posting is for a Chemical Processor position at 3M Cordova IL 3M anticipates that multiple openings for this position will occur over time. Qualified applicants may be considered as Chemical Processor openings occur at 3M Cordova IL, and 3M will accept applications for up to 6 months from the posting date of this requisition.  Eligible applications will be kept open and active until February 2021.  After that, the posting will be taken down and applicants will need to apply/re-apply for available open postings at that time.

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

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