Plant Engineering Supervisor at 3M

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Title
Plant Engineering Supervisor

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, executive vice president and chief Human Resources officer 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

The person hired for this position will be providing supervision, planning & scheduling, and technical direction to craftspeople who provide maintenance and repair services on manufacturing machines, systems, and facilities to maximize reliability and runtime of production operations. This position will work a night shift arrangement.

As a Plant Engineering Supervisor, 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:

  • Ensuring an adequate number of properly trained craftspeople are available to maintain plant operations by effectively assigning craftspeople to maintenance PM’s and work orders

  • Identifying opportunities for improvement of training, scheduling, safety, operating costs, and other aspects of plant engineering operations

  • Managing employee performance in adherence to site policies and procedures  

  • Working with purchasing, vendors, and engineering to specify, order, and expedite parts and materials

  • Leading or participating on special projects as assigned

  • Willingness to work some weekends and to be on-call

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 degree or higher in mechanical technology, electronics, or other technical discipline relevant to the maintenance of industrial equipment (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Two (2) years of experience as a team leader, supervisor, or manager in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or Industrial Engineering from an accredited institution

  • LSS BB or MBB experience

  • Experience as a mechanic, electrician, machinist, or engineer in an industrial facility

  • Demonstrated abilities using MS Office, maintenance management systems, and other computer-based programs related to managing operations

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret data to determine effectiveness of operations

Travel: Limited Domestic 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 

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Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Pay & Benefits Overview:

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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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