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.
As a Graduate Manufacturing Technology Engineer (O2), you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world.
Successful candidates will have a fantastic opportunity to complete placements within up to 24 months, in a variety of areas within the 3M Bangor location, supporting the quality, technical, production and engineering groups, before settling down in the Manufacturing Technology role. During the 24months Global Graduate scheme you will receive training alongside other new graduates and placement students.
The Manufacturing Technology Engineering group's primary purpose is to ensure the manufacturing plant and business deliver against their annual strategic target in the fields of cost, cash, growth, service, quality and safety.
Our widely spread and innovative product technology base provides interesting and varied manufacturing challenges that stimulate our world-renowned culture of innovation and creativity.
3M has achieved regional & global recognition for its achievements in manufacturing efficiency, service & environmental awareness as well as its ability to develop & scale-up new products utilising new technologies.
The role of a Manufacturing Engineer at 3M will offer an incredible level of variety and our Graduate Engineers are expected to develop and implement practical, effective improvements to the day to day challenges faced. Here, working as part of a highly focused and driven team of engineers, you will make an impact by working on the projects such as:
To be effective in this role, you will need to develop the skills to become a high performing engineer and 3M will support you in doing so. You’ll become knowledgeable about our developing technologies, the quality systems that surround our manufacturing processes and learn to work with people at all levels of the organisation - from the machine operators to the senior managers. You’ll be trained in Lean Six Sigma methods and tools and will use these to analyse and improve the processes in your area of responsibility –if there isn’t data to analyse; you will have the autonomy to explore how to generate this vital data.
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Travel: 5 to 10% expected in first year for training
Please note the cost of hotel accommodation is covered for the first 28 days of your employment whilst you seek your own accommodation.
3M offers many programmes 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.