Business Administrator at 3M

Posted in Management 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico





Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Title: Business Administrator

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.

“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

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 Business Administrator for the 3M Atlantic & Pacific (located in Puerto Rico), 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 US Atlantic and Pacific Branch (USAP) management, through financial reporting/analytics, business intelligence activities, strategic plan coordination, etc.

  • Working closely with USAP departmental heads in the administration of budgets (AdMerch & CAPEX), pricing execution & performance, incentive compensation programs, customer data maintenance, etc.

  • Serve as the primary point for contact for local Puerto Rico external legal counsel, government agencies, community members, service suppliers (fleet, insurance, freight/taxes, shipping, etc) as required.

  • Leading applicable local work processes and tools, such as facility crisis management planning, branch communications and policies, daily oversight of local general office / facility administration tasks, etc.

  • Designated USAP Lean Six Sigma leader, analyzing processes to identify inefficiencies / areas for improvement, proposing and implementing changes as well as designing clear operational guidelines to ensure performance consistency.


  • Local subject matter expert for legacy systems as well as for ongoing business transformation efforts

  • Handling internal and external non-routine/difficult inquires and special projects as assigned.

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


  • Associate’s degree/technical diploma or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution  

  • Three (3) years of sales, marketing, finance and/or customer service experience in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Spanish and English fluency required for verbal and written communications

  • Current, Valid Driver’s license is required

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


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Ability to work independently and with a team

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Process improvement capabilities

Travel: May include minimal domestic travel

Relocation Assistance: 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 3M.com/careers. 

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

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.

3M Global Terms of Use and Privacy Statement


Carefully read these Terms of Use before using this website. Your access to and use of this website and application for a job at 3M are conditioned on your acceptance and compliance with these terms.

Please access the linked document by clicking here, select the country where you are applying for employment, and review. Before submitting your application you will be asked to confirm your agreement with the terms.