Technical Service Engineer 3M - Maplewood, MN


3M is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Technical Service Engineer to play a key role in our growing Food Safety Department.


The person hired for the position of Technical Service Engineer located in Maplewood, Minnesota will be responsible for but not limited to the following specific duties:

  • Provide advanced technical solutions for Food Safety products and applications.
  • Identify ideas/solutions for both global and localized products.
  • Coordinate & support technical studies.
  • Conduct technical training and education programs.
  • Work with industry, regulatory and academic leaders in Food Safety.
  • Participate on product development teams.
  • Develop product training materials and technical documentation.

Basic/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Food Science or related science degree
  • Minimum of 2 years combined experience in the laboratory and/or food industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Microbiology, Biology, Molecular Biology, Food/Agriculture Science
  • 3 or more combined years of laboratory and/or Food Industry experience.
  • Experience with microbiological test methods and hygiene monitoring.
  • Working knowledge of food laboratory methodology, techniques, and procedures commonly used in the food, beverage and dairy industry.
  • Strong initiative, decision making, influencing and analytical skills.
  • Experience teaching and/or conveying technical concepts and procedures.
  • Excellent oral and written communication with combined experience in public speaking and presentation
  • Project Management experience and the ability to prioritize work and multi-task.

Relocation Information: Relocation is NOT authorized for this requisition


About 3M

For more than 100 years 3M employees have worked to make people's lives easier and better. Our 79,000 global employees use their ingenuity to invent, manufacture and sell our products in more than 200 countries. These products spring from more than 45 technology platforms that have made us a global leader in major markets and that help us meet real customer needs. In a global, multi-faceted company like 3M, you can explore diverse career opportunities and develop new skills all within one company.


About 3M Food Safety Department (Microbiology)

The 3M Food Safety Department designs, manufactures and markets a full line of testing an monitoring products globally that assist food processors in providing healthy, wholesome and safe food by managing their quality and safety risk. The 3M Food Safety Department is an exciting growth business, with an excellent brand and quality reputation.  In 2006, Food Safety acquired Biotrace International to expand its market presence in this industry.


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3M is an equal opportunity employer


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