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Global Logistics Specialist at 3M

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Maplewood, Minnesota

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Title
Global Logistics Specialist

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 other curious, creative 3Mers.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military experience to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role
As a Global Logistics Specialist, 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:

  • Developing and overseeing implementation of programs designed to improve cycle time, reduce quality discrepancies, and optimize cost throughout 3M’s global transportation network.

  • Focusing on customers with identification of improved service programs and speed and reliability across inbound and outbound logistics flows  

  • Implementing improvement programs aimed at optimizing the transportation networks within 3M across all modes of transport. 

  • Providing strategic insights on logistics capabilities and market realities to 3M’s Business Supply Chain stakeholders.

  • Working collaboratively across 3M supply chain entities to drive resiliency in 3M transportation models. 

  • Assisting 3M logistics leadership in driving strategic initiatives and critical KPIs that require 3rd Party Logistics Support

  • Providing strong analytical and project management skills to drive complex and cross-functional opportunities

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

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

  • Seven (7) years of Supply Chain and/or Logistics experience in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Seven + years of experience in a transportation function for a manufacturing company

  • Experience with SAP ERP Software

  • Ability to work on multiple cross functional projects with tight timelines

  • Experience leading teams and providing oversight to external vendors

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills

Work location:

  • Hybrid Eligible (Job Duties allow for some remote work but require travel to 3M Center St. Paul at least 2 days per week)

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: Is noot 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. 

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Applicable to US Applicants Only:The expected compensation range for this position is $133,435 - $163,088, which includes base pay plus variable incentive pay, if eligible. This range represents a good faith estimate for this position. The specific compensation offered to a candidate may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant knowledge, training, skills, work location, and/or experience. In addition, this position may be eligible for a range of benefits (e.g., Medical, Dental & Vision, Health Savings Accounts, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Life Insurance, Voluntary Benefits, Paid Absences and Retirement Benefits, etc.). Additional information is available at:

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

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

Pay & Benefits Overview:

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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