Advanced Environmental Engineer/Scientist - Global Air Focus

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Maplewood, Minnesota, US
Jun 01, 2021
Jun 28, 2021
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Advanced Environmental Scientist/Engineer - Global Air Focus*

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 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

"The impact 3M has on people's lives and communities around the globe is amazing. As the leader of 3M's global community giving, I am incredibly proud to be part of and work alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers committed to making positive social change." - Michael Stroik, director of 3Mgives

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 Advanced Environmental Scientist/Engineer - Global Air Focus 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 being primarily responsible for supporting and leading air quality management projects involving cross functional teams for various sites around the world. In addition, you will be responsible to:
  • Lead teams and advise colleagues on best practice air quality management strategies, solutions and implementation; engage with regulatory agencies, where needed, to assist area and site EHS colleagues and support 3M manufacturing facility operations
  • Lead and/or participate on corporate environment audits
  • Provide support for environmental audits and assessments, including tracking progress with primary environmental finding closure, tracking global environmental audit metrics, and identifying trends and risk areas based on audit results
  • Collaborate across corporate Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), area/site EHS teams, engineering, Research and Development (R&D), legal affairs, and external stakeholders to drive performance excellence, recognize and develop best practices for air quality management
  • Foster a culture of trust, collaboration, attention to detail, and standard work to realize a working environment of open communications, project management and prioritization, and a full entitlement mindset toward compliance and risk reduction

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in an engineering or science discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Two (2) years of combined Environmental and/or Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) experience 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, Civil Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Environmental regulatory knowledge (with understanding of air quality permitting and regulations), that includes work with regulatory agencies (general interactions, negotiations and/or audits)
  • Attention to detail, process-oriented, ability to communicate (multi-lingual a plus) broadly, clear/concise writing ability and data documentation style, self-starter with the ability to multi-task

Travel: May include up to 30% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: May be 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.

U.S. 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. citizens.

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.

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