Quality Laboratory Technician* (Cottage Grove, MN)
May 26, 2021
Incinerator Quality Laboratory Technician
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 an Incinerator Laboratory Technician, 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:
Prepares, operates, and maintains laboratory equipment for testing.
Test incinerator solvents and non-pumpable wastes for BTU, ash, chlorine and metals content.
Maintain data files for all analyses on wastes received, treated, or shipped offsite. Records test results in laboratory technical notebooks or on electronic equipment programs. Communicates results and information.
Utilizes standard equipment or may work with new machines. Participates in process modification as needed.
Assist in sampling, data collection, and special testing as required
This laboratory is a 24 x 7 operation and as such this position requires working on either 2nd (3 PM-11:30 PM) or 3rd shift (11 PM-7:30 AM) Monday-Friday, with some required weekends and holidays --further details to be provided
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:
High school diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified before start)
One (1) year of chemical laboratory experience in a private, public, government or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Vocational/technical or college education in chemistry or environmental sciences
Chemical laboratory experience in a RCRA permitted Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facility.
Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) knowledge and experience.
X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) knowledge and experience.
Experience working in a manufacturing setting and pace.
Experience working within U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Good Laboratory Practices (GLP's) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17025 testing laboratory accreditation.
Good written and verbal communication skills
Travel: None anticipated
Relocation Assistance: 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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