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3M Maintenance Technician* in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Description:

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.

“One of the best parts of my job is feeling the impact of 93,000 3Mers collaborating around the world and seeing the difference they’re able to make in people’s lives.” – Julie Bushman, executive vice president of International Operations at 3M

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a General Operator, 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:

  • Capable of quickly coming up to speed and becoming fully competent in the diagnosis, trouble-shooting and repair of the equipment listed below: Pick and place robotics, indexing tables, vibratory feeder bowls, conveyors, box erectors, vertical baggers, in-line packaging machines, dot matrix printers ,pumps, mixers, dispensing systems for fluids , air-vey units , microwave dryers, air powered handling systems, laser, UV curing , presses, loaders, and ultra sonic welding

  • Electronic, pneumatic, and mechanical equipment troubleshooting and repair

  • Knowledgeable in PLC's, AC and DC drives

  • Operational knowledge in high-speed assembly and packaging machinery repair, installation, modification and adjustments

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:

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

  • Minimum (3) years of industrial maintenance experience in a private, public, government, or military environment

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

  • Two year technical degree in a maintenance field

  • Experience installing, diagnosing and repairing high speed assembly and/or automated packaging machinery in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience diagnosing and repairing electrical power supply, machine control device, pneumatic, hydraulic equipment(s) in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience working as an industrial maintenance mechanic

  • Experience with troubleshooting and problem solving in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience in tool design and/or fabrication

  • Strong Computer skills

  • Ability to work independently or with teams

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Travel: May include up to [NA][domestic/international]

Relocation Assistance: 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

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.

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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