3M 3rd Shift Production Supervisor ∞ (Ames, IA) in Ames, Iowa

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives. With $32 billion in sales, our 91,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.

Job Description:

3M is seeking a 3rd Shift Production Supervisor for the Abrasive Systems Division located in Ames, IA. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of 3rd Shift Production Supervisor will provide leadership and direction to the Production Operations in the Abrasive Converting Departments.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Meeting plant objectives in the area of safety, quality, customer service, productivity and employee morale

  • Leads day to day operational decision making and sets long-term goals for the department

  • Implements lean methodologies including tier structure, 5S, TPM and changeover reduction

  • Establishes the strategic direction for department operations based upon business needs and goals

  • Fosters and supports a strong culture in EHS and continuous improvement

  • Willing to be available and on call 24x7 to assist with disruptions in the plant to minimize impact to customers

  • Willingness to adjust shift as needed for critical business issues.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum two (2) years of combined manufacturing and/or production experience in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in supervision of direct hourly reports

  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)

  • Demonstrated success working in a cross-functional environment

  • Lean Six Sigma experience

Location: Ames, IA

Travel: May include up to 5% domestic/international

Relocation: Is not authorized

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

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

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.

3M Global Terms of Use and Privacy Statement

Carefully read these Terms of Use before using this website. Your access to and use of this website and application for a job at 3M are conditioned on your acceptance and compliance with these terms.

Please access the linked document by clicking here, select the country where you are applying for employment, and review. Before submitting your application you will be asked to confirm your agreement with the terms.

3M is science applied to life.

At 3M, we are in your cell phone. We are in your car. We are at your doctor’s office. You are never more than 10 feet from a 3M product.

3M helps make it possible for many other companies to do what they do.

At 3M, we produce a mind-bending 55,000 products. Our technology expertise started over 100 years ago with ceramics, turning minerals into sandpaper. This expertise has grown to span 46 technology platforms, with thousands of products and applications.

Our scientists are experts at combining our core technologies to invent a surprising range of products. Our people and our products reshape the way we live our lives every day.

From celebrating new ideas to uncovering fresh uses for tried and true products, 3M solves problems for people, for communities and customers around the world.