Project Maintenance SME

at 3M in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description:

Job Title: Project Maintenance SME

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.

“I’ve seen firsthand how 3M is a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact they’re making around the world, and that they know they’re valued.” – Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources 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 Project Maintenance SME, 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:

+ Utilizing knowledge and understanding of the Engineering organization and project management skills to complete assigned projects for manufacturing, laboratory and other facilities.

+ Managing financial aspects of assigned projects, including estimating expenditures, contributing to the creation of AFE, purchase materials and/or services, monitoring and tracking costs, and payment.

+ Protecting 3M Intellectual Property through the understanding and appropriate use of competitive technology awareness, government regulation awareness, supplier/consultant agreements, records of invention, patents, and technical notebooks.

+ Establishing a network of resources with multiple disciplines by providing technical assistance and guidance to subordinates and peers and, participating in and leading teams.

+ Utilizing specifications, create designs of equipment and facilities to coordinate the selection, installation, checkout and startup of new and existing equipment and facilities

+ Exhibit proficiency in using corporate and engineering applications and systems to prepare project information and requirements.

Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

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

+ Eight (8) combined years of Maintenance and/or Project Management experience in a private, public, government, or military manufacturing environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role, but not required include:

+ Experience in project management including but not limited to equipment/process/facilities design work, definition of capital needs, equipment fabrication, installation, pre-start up safety review, and commissioning

+ Exhibit an intermediate level of proficiency in being able to work independently on assignments of average difficulty

+ Knowledge of computer programs and corporate systems relevant to the assigned area of responsibility is required.

Travel: Travel less than 10%

Relocation Assistance: Unknown

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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Job Posting: JC173070027

Posted On: Nov 16, 2020

Updated On: Sep 23, 2021