3M is seeking a Manufacturing Process Development Engineer for the Oral Care Solutions Division�??s Manufacturing Technology Department, located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.Job Summary:The person hired for the position of Manufacturing Process Development Engineer, will be responsible for leading process/product improvement projects, and completing process development projects in support of new product introductions, for the Oral Care business.Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Initiates and leads the process development activities for new products and processes.Active member of cross-functional NPI and NTI teams; ensures Design for Manufacturability in early stages.Plans and executes the technology transfer of new products and processes to manufacturing plant. Delivers projects safely, on-time, and within budget.Identifies and implements disruptive manufacturing technologies to improve product cost, service and quality.Completes formal process validation studies and documents work according to established procedures for medical device manufacturing.Develops, presents and communicates capital proposals for new processing technology and cost reduction opportunities.Performs experiments in pilot plant using various batch process equipment.Provides process related input for the design of new process equipment.Basic Qualifications: Possess a Bachelor�??s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institutionMinimum three (3) years of combined experience in process development, process research, manufacturing technology, and/or manufacturing engineering in aprivate, public, government or military environmentPreferred Qualifications:Possess a Bachelor�??s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or Materials Science and Engineering (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institutionMinimum of three years of manufacturing plant or pilot plant experience in aprivate, public, government or military environmentExperience working in a medical device or regulated businessHigh level of mechanical aptitudeAbility to understand and apply analytical and statistics toolsKnowledge and experience using Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology for problem solving, project management, control plans, and/or continuous improvementEffective facilitation, communication, and teaching skillsAbility to engage and influence the organizationResults-oriented with strong process and execution skillsSelf-starter who leads with high energyLocation: Maplewood, MNTravel: May include up to 20% domestic/internationalRelocation: Is not authorizedThis position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career. Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).