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3M IT Supervisor (Knoxville, IA) in Knoxville, Iowa

Job Description:

IT Supervisor

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 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn’t exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it’s important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking.” – John Banovetz, executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility at 3M

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 RoleAs an IT Supervisor, 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:

  • Managing the IT portfolio keeping it current, moving to common solutions and retiring unique solutions wherever possible. Ensure projects progress toward targeted goals and deadlines

  • Project Leadership of priority projects

  • Manage the plant IT Service Continuity Plan

  • Communicate IT strategies to the plant leadership team

  • Manage IT priorities for the plant aligned to the business objectives and IT

Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from (completed and verified prior to start) an accredited institution OR High School diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution and five (5) years of IT experience, in lieu of the Bachelor degree requirement

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

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in IT, Supply Chain and/or technical role in a manufacturing environment

  • Minimum three (3) years prior supervisory experience

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in supervising people, teams and/or projects including direction of others and allocation of resources. Possesses understanding of team dynamics and how to resolve conflict

  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication, problem solving, time management, and project planning skills are required to perform the duties in this position

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment while juggling multiple priorities simultaneously

Travel: May include up to 10% 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).

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

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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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