Working at 3M
3M manufacturing and quality engineers support the products, technologies and plants specific to a 3M business. Engineers work on a wide range of projects from increasing capacities of existing products to lowering production costs to ensuring 3M meets or exceeds all safety, regulatory, plant and customer requirements to list only a few.
B.S. in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Industrial and Safety Engineering.
Engineers are located at 3M Canada plant locations in London, Brockville and Perth, Ontario and in Morden, Manitoba.
Candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ideal candidates will be interested in working in manufacturing operations with some prior experience in a manufacturing plant. In addition, all manufacturing and quality engineers are expected to have strong skills in project management, lean manufacturing techniques and philosophy, and Lean Six Sigma.
Our Finance team performs financial analysis, consulting and reporting to drive improvement in 3M's shareholder value while executing our fiduciary responsibilities. Finance seeks exceptional talent who will learn new businesses, develop partnerships with our clients and provide financial leadership to all levels within the corporation.
Finance opportunities include:
- Corporate Accounting (Financial Accounting , Treasury, Governance)
- Business Finance
Accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA) and/or Masters degree in Business is required. Bachelor's degree in Business with solid academic performance is desirable.
All Finance Positions
Candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ideal candidates will have strong leadership qualities, diverse and relevant work experiences.
3M employees are supported by Human Resources with services that range from compensation and benefits to employee relations and talent development. Our challenging, growth-oriented environment prepares 3Mers for career advancement.
Human Resources opportunities include:
- Leadership and Employee Development
- Talent Management and Workforce Planning
- Talent Acquisition
- Benefits and Compensation
- Employee Services (including payroll and human resources data systems)
- Employee Relations
- Plant Human Resources Operations
Bachelor's degree with relevant experience is required. Master's degree in Human Resources or related field and relevant experience is desirable. Knowledge in professional fields such as communications, industrial relations and business administration is needed for most Human Resources positions.
All Human Resources Positions
Candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong leadership qualities, the ability to handle stress and multi-tasking capacity.
Our IT professionals lead the effort to standardize and globalize IT solutions in support of standard business processes to improve overall productivity. The 3M Information Technology (IT) organization deploys and supports hardware and software while providing telecommunications, web services and all necessary IT solutions needed to support 3M's functions. 3M IT offers a diverse environment and encourages growth, often through mobility, to different groups within the company.
Information Technology opportunities include:
- Applications Development
- Business Analysis
- ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning – SAP)
- Client and PC Support
- Data Management
- Infrastructure Technical Support
- Network Management
- Infrastructure Architecture
- Project Management
Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business, Engineering, or related disciplines is required.
All Information Technology Positions
Candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ideal candidates will demonstrate leadership qualities, business understanding, project management and problem-solving skills. An in depth understanding of computer programming and / or infrastructure support is expected.
Every day, one out of every four people around the world uses a 3M product. It’s simple: We meet real customer needs with innovative products from our 45 technology platforms. We rely on our marketing team to build strong customer relationships and create value for the customers and for 3M. Our marketers are responsible for developing and implementing high-impact marketing strategies and programs for their products and markets that help 3M businesses meet their financial and growth objectives.Check out our online marketing communities and find out more about the marketing experience at 3M.
Marketing opportunities include:
- New Business Development
- Brand Management
- Market and Product Analysis
- Product Management
- Market Research
- Pricing Analysis
- Market Segmentation
- Channel and Category Management
- Corporate and Divisional Strategic Planning
Bachelor's degree is required for all positions - a Bachelor of Commerce or HBA is preferred and an MBA desirable. Fluency in both English and French is an asset.
All Marketing Positions
Candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and advanced marketing knowledge. Ideal candidates will have strong leadership qualities, diverse and relevant work experiences.
Over 6,500 scientists and engineers in the R&D community proudly represent 100 years of breaking technical boundaries. Our work spans abrasives, electronics to nanotechnology and micro-replication. 3M’s R&D team collaborates across technical, functional and global boundaries.
Research & Development opportunities include:
- Biotechnology and Health Sciences
- Flexible Electronics
- Radio Frequency Identification
- Electronic Systems
- Polymers and Adhesives
- Division Product Development Laboratories
- Corporate Research Laboratories
- Materials Laboratory
- Process Laboratory
- Analytical Laboratory
- Software, Electronics and Mechanical Systems Laboratory
Bachelor/Masters/Ph.D. in one of the following fields is required: Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Design, Inorganic Chemistry, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Polymer Science and Physics.
All Research & Development Positions
Candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong leadership qualities, ambition, attention to detail and lab experience.
Sales representatives are the face of 3M to our customers. They play a critical role in creating customer satisfaction and loyalty while achieving sales goals and financial growth for 3M. Our talented sales representatives work in their assigned accounts or territories to understand each customer’s specific needs. Based on these needs, they establish the appropriate 3M solution to meet customer requirements.
3M Canada Sales representatives are competitive, have a winning attitude and are proud to represent 3M and 3M’s products and services to our valued customers. Check out our online sales communities and find out more about the sales experience at 3M.
Sales opportunities include:
- Channel and Distribution Management
- Key Account Sales
- Field Sales
- Sales Management
- Sales Analyst
Bachelor’s degree is required. Combined experience in business and technology is often desirable.
All Sales Positions
Assignments and sales territories are based from various geographic locations across Canada. Candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ideal candidates will have previous experience and a passion for sales. The ability to travel is required.
3M Canada manages distribution operations, warehousing, production planning, materials management and transportation operations. Our supply chain department optimizes supply flow through logistics leadership, customer service, Lean manufacturing analysis and network design. Our organization manages the logistics from supplier input materials through distribution and ultimately to the customer.
Supply Chain opportunities include:
- Distribution Center Operations
- Factory Operations: Procurement, Inventory Control or Materials Management
- Sales & Operations Planning
- Demand Management
- Supply & Capacity Planning
Careers also extend into Information Technology, Finance, Sourcing and Lean Six Sigma.
Undergraduate or graduate degrees in Operations Management, Supply Chain Operations or Operations Research. We also consider Business, Engineering, Information Technology or related graduates who include a focus in these disciplines and often some additional development work.
Candidates should possess strong business acumen and interpersonal skills as they are required to balance the needs of our customers with operational excellence.