Product Development Specialist (Color Technology)
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.
“A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn’t exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it’s important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking.” – John Banovetz, executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility 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
As a Product Development 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:
Leading fundamental color technology development with direct customer applications for key consumer electronics products
Supporting winning business through constant color-based processes reevaluation and optimization to ensure high accuracy color matching and at fast pace
Bringing in extensive external color technology, and maintaining external engagement and expertise to enable disruptive new color-based technologies
More information regarding EMSD’s adhesive products in consumer electronics can be found here: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/consumer-electronics-us/
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 (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Three (3) years of experience of leading color technology development in a private, public, government, or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Master’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science, Polymer Engineering, Materials Science, or related field from an accredited institution
Experience with color matching of materials, color measurements, color equipment and related software (i.e., color libraries), and colorant selections
Experience with electronics customers or another relevant field
Experience in product development or use of liquid adhesive products
Location: Maplewood, Minnesota
Travel: May include up to 25% 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.
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.
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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: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/
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