Operational Systems Technician at 3M

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Clinton, Tennessee





Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Title – Operational Systems Technician

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.

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s 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 we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman, 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 an Operational Systems Technician, 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 the implementation, and maintenance 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

  • Supporting software and process technologies to enable commercialization and value stream improvements

  • Determining gaps and expand high-level troubleshooting capabilities to provide tactical support for day-to-day manufacturing operations

  • Supports key transformational programs: Pacesetter (Factory of the Future, Business Transformation, Data Analytics, Connected/Digital Factory), Total Productive Maintenance, Equipment Reliability, Process Safety Management Technology
  • Willingness to be on-call to support manufacturing operations

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.

  • Possess three (3) years of experience in Manufacturing and/or Maintenance.

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


  • Passion and experience in SMART manufacturing systems, data automation, Industry 4.0

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Team player with ability to work in a matrixed manufacturing environment

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Experience with Savignet Workflow software, Rockwell & Allen-Bradley software, OSiPi, C# programming, and database skills including SQL scripts and reporting tools

Travel: May include up to 10% Travel

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 

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.

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