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3M Production Operator in Columbia, Missouri

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Production Operator (Columbia, MO)

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 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“The impact 3M has on people’s lives and communities around the globe is amazing. As the leader of 3M’s global community giving, I am incredibly proud to be part of and work alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers committed to making positive social change.” – Michael Stroik, director of 3Mgives

The Impact You’ll Make in this RoleThe 3M Manufacturing Plant in Columbia, MO is seeking candidates to work in production positions. Our plant is committed to quality, service and delivery that meet or exceed our customer expectations. Here, we go.

The person hired for a production operator position will fill any open positions within the plant. This could be anywhere from hand assembly, to running machinery, to warehouse work.

As a Production Operator, 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:

  • Test raw materials as needed, accept or reject based on documented procedures

  • Identify and stage materials as outlined in documentation. May require accurately preparing or mixing chemicals and other materials used in production

  • Obtain and stage materials and/or package supplies according to schedule or requirements

  • Following operating procedures and customer specifications to produce quality products which are delivered to customers on time

  • Possess good eye-hand coordination and repetitive motions

  • Working effectively within a production work team and collaborate with other teams

  • Contributing to continuous improvement and problem solving

  • Maintaining neat and orderly conditions in work area and help maintain and promote safe work conditions for self and others

  • Work with FDA regulated products in clean room environments

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Working overtime

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

  • One (1) year of previous manufacturing experience in a private, public, government, or military environment

  • Experience troubleshooting and problem solving in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong computer/keyboarding skills

  • Self-motivated, team oriented and excellent interpersonal skills

  • Working either a first, second or third shift depending on shift availability

Relocation: 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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At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $32 billion in sales, our 96,000 employees connect with customers and other diverse 3Mers all around the world.

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