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Production Operator at 3M

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Production Operator

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.

“3M’s culture is driven by curious, spirited and collaborative people who are constantly asking ‘What if?’ And the many talents of 3Mers around the globe have me incredibly excited about what’s to come next.” – Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources at 3M

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a(n) Production Operator 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:

  • Daily engagement at Lean crew meetings; participating in safety, productivity and cost improvement initiatives.

  • Work with Engineering and R&D to resolve process problems and scale up new products.  Continuously monitor products, equipment and document in-process quality.

  • Follow standard operating procedures to run production equipment making heat-shrink tubing that meets or exceeds customer and industry quality standards.

  • Assist other operators in the proficient utilization of all equipment and processes.

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 from an accredited institution (completed and verified prior to start).

  • Minimum one (1) year of manufacturing experience in a private, public, government, or military environment.

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

  • 2+ years of manufacturing experience in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Experience in the areas of extrusion processing/finishing equipment, lean manufacturing, quality systems, and experience with hand measurement tools.  Packaging/labeling for shipments.

  • Skills include ability to communicate written and verbally.  Ability to work in a team environment, with a focus on safety, quality and productivity.

  • Basic computer knowledge.

Travel: NA

Relocation Assistance: NA

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 

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