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Site Water Purification Technology Manager

3M Group

This is a Full-time position in Cordova, AK posted June 11, 2021.

Job Description:

Site Water Purification Technology Manager

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.

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career.

As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, 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 Site Water Purification Technology Manager, 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 plant process & technical teams aligned to water purification advancements to build and implement consistent solutions (systems/processes/procedures) across water treatment operations.

You will drive industry leading technology, process & operational improvements in the area of high-volume water purification.

Accelerate the adoption of benchmark water purification technologies & practices

Develop and deploy standard work for high quality water across the site w/ traceability & connected manufacturing

Improve plant systems & processes for process safety management, management of change, risk assessments, CAPA, PPU and run-to-target for water purification operations

You will collaborate and partner closely with corporate & USAC EHS, global & USAC division engineering, R&D, and enterprise leaders to establish goals and metrics necessary to drive success for our communities, employees, and the company.

In this leadership role, you will execute development plans aligned to water quality goals and metrics.

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 or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

Ten (10) combined years of experience in one or more of the following areas: water purification and/or advanced water technology and process optimization

Five (5) years of combined experience in a senior technology management/supervisory position in a private, public, government, or military environment

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

Bachelor’s degree or higher in chemical engineering, environmental engineering

Demonstrated strong leadership ability and history of leading high-performance teams

Experience with connected manufacturing/automation for high-volume water technology leveraged for water purification, water testing and operations

Proficient knowledge in high volume water purification technologies including UV, ion exchange, reverse osmosis, carbon and other media filtration

Working knowledge of clean water act, constituent testing & corresponding removal technology efficacy, SWDA, NSF Standards for DWTU

Experience and certification with Lean Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing methodologies

Experience with robust system implementation for reliable & stable process operation

Travel May include: Up to 25% domestic

Relocation Assistance: Is authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S.

Export Control Laws.

Export Control laws and U.S.

Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain “non-U.S.

persons” (persons who are not U.S.

citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, “Temporary Residents” (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees’ U.S.

person status, as well as citizenship(s).
The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only.

Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position.

The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company’s sole election.

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 
Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at 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.
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