Quality Systems and Continuous Improvement Engineer (Tonawanda, NY) (Finance)
Quality Systems and Continuous Improvement Engineer (Tonawanda, NY)
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 Quality Systems and Continuous Improvement Engineer, 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:
Driving existing product quality enhancement through use of continuous improvement methods and tools, such as: Six Sigma, Product and Process Understanding (PPU), Design of Experiments (DOE), Customer Quality Index (CQI) and Quality at the Source
Serve as primary plant continuous improvement subject matter expert and be involved in the design and sustainment of plant systems
Supporting and interacting with customers and suppliers through complaint investigations, resolution, and trending
Ensuring the commercialized product design intent and product integrity is retained as materials, processes, methods, and specifications change
Troubleshooting, investigating, and analyzing for non-conforming product testing and disposition
Providing Quality Engineering support for global product launches and change management projects
Establishing and cultivating a network of support (EHS, laboratory, quality, plant engineering, business supply chain, engineering, etc..) to facilitate completion of assignments and performance of assigned areas.
Enhance plant PPU in cellulose manufacturing to improve and sustain production of high-quality products
Managing documentation systems to include work instructions, process standards, technical documents, test methods etc.
Serve as a coach/mentor for technical resources and be willing to be on call to support 24/7 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:
Bachelor's degree (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution.
Three (3) years of professional experience as a process/manufacturing/lean engineer, or quality engineer in a private, public, government or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Experience in a chemical, textile, paper or similar manufacturing environment
Ability to understand and interpret analytical chemical test results
Experience with statistical analysis of process data and establishing process/product control standards
Familiarity with change management processes
Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and strong influencing skills for working in dynamic plant environment
Professional certification, such as Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) through American Society for Quality (ASQ)
Experience working with established quality standards, such as ISO 9001
Experience leading or actively participating in Quality Audits
Experience with lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, tier systems and/or layered process audits
Experience leading kaizen activity
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international
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.
Chat with Max
For assistance with searching through our current job openings or for more information about all things 3M, visit Max, our virtual recruiting assistant on 3M.com/careers.Applicable to US Applicants Only:The expected compensation range for this position is $115,607 - $141,298, 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: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/.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.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: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/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.
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