Manufacturing Systems Engineer at 3M in Columbia, Missouri

Posted in Architecture 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

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, SVP and CTO 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 Manufacturing Systems 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 and contributing to key transformational programs: (Factory of the Future, Business Transformation, Data Analytics, Connected/Digital Factory).

  • Lead the design and implementation of software systems that integrate with the upper level manufacturing and business data systems and the lower level control systems used to manufacture 3M products.

  • Identify and lead process improvement projects for integrated systems, manufacturing, and reporting.

  • Manage and administer system software to integrate the applications and databases

  • Manage and lead site technical training of Workflow software.

  • Create and develop functionality elements from key stakeholder requirements.

  • Contribute to data automation strategy roadmap.

  • Carrying out Quality Assurance and bug fixes as the need arises.

  • Manage and administer the industrial computer security systems to meet 3M Policy

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 in Engineering with an emphasis in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Science  (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Three (3) years of Systems Engineering experience in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Passion for SMART Manufacturing, Data Automation to create value

  • Team player with the ability to contribute in a matrix environment

  • Project leadership experience

  • Savigent Workflow Software

  • C# Programming with MS Visual Studio

  • Database skills with SQL scripts and stored procedures

  • SQL reporting tools skills

  • Use of REST APIs

  • UI development

  • Experience with automation and/or robotics

  • Self-starter, results driven behaviors

  • Strong oral and written communications skills

  • Five (5) years Systems Engineering experience in a private, public, government or military environment

Location: Columbia, MO

Travel: May include up to 5% 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 

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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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