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3M Quality Technician in Stafford Springs, Connecticut

Job Description:

Quality 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 RoleAs a(n) Quality 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:

  • Performs complex tests, and/or experiments and analyses of materials and product samples to ensure quality products using various testing methodologies and equipment

  • Provides analyses based on a complete understanding of quality procedures, basic statistics, techniques, products, and equipment

  • Documents test results, maintains records, and prepares summary reports that may be used by other departments or business functions. Communicates results to appropriate staff

  • Performs calibration of test equipment and standardization procedures prior to its use

  • Participates as a team member on problem solving teams or new product development/test method development teams

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) in a technical discipline from an accredited institution

  • Three (3) years of general laboratory experience in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • ASQ Certification as a Quality Technician or equivalent

  • Five (5) years or more of related laboratory experience (chemistry, biology, pharmacy, etc.) in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Strong verbal communication in a team setting

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and problem solving / analysis skills to operate and troubleshoot equipment as well as improve processes

  • Experience in quality control procedures and testing

  • Basic statistical calculations and mathematical skills

  • Basic computer literacy and competency (including MS Office suite)

  • Experience with computer reporting of quality data entry

Travel: None anticipated

Relocation Assistance: Is 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.

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