Manufacturing Strategy, Insights and Initiatives Director
Internal Number: R01053511
Strategy, Insights and Initiatives Director
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.
"For more than 30 years at 3M, I've seen firsthand how it's a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we're making around the world" - Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman of the board 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 Role As a Strategy, Insights and Initiatives Director 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:
Key member of the 3M Enterprise Operations Strategy and Initiatives leadership team leading the strategy, insights and initiative governance throughout the organization
Leading the strategic planning process for Enterprise Operations according to the corporate process and timeline, ensuring alignment across all stakeholders
Seeking a deep understanding of businesses short- and long-term goals and roadmaps and desired business results
Partnering with leadership and other stakeholders to identify strategic initiatives, managing interdependencies across strategic initiatives and subsequent program priorities
Leading the operationalization and governance of strategic initiatives and priorities and accelerating decision making and resolving barriers to program success
Overseeing core slide preparation in support of the Enterprise Operations Group President, including QFR, QOR, BOD and other requested content
Leading Enterprise Operations analytics and insights to drive decision making and bringing innovative solutions to advance "best-in-class" operations
Engaging externally with peer companies and thought leadership across the industry to build partnerships and replicate and share best practices
Perform technical market research and create client and competitor stories using input from technical leaders, sales, clients and market problem statements
Sharing analytics and market insights with operations leadership and make recommendations for further enhancements to current operations strategies, initiatives, priorities and operational processes
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 (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Ten (10) years of operations, supply chain or engineering in a private, public, government or military environment
Three (3) years of Project Management experience
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
MBA or Masters degree preferred
Black Belt experience preferred
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Experience leading cross-functional global teams to identify organizational and workflow challenges; and lead change and improvement outcomes aligned with the vision, strategy, and priorities
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to influence in a matrix environment
Experience managing department finances and budgets
Customer-/client-centric mindset combined with contagious enthusiasm and passion
Travel: May include up to 20% domestic/international
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
Location: Must be located in St Paul, MN
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 3M.com/careers.
Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M. Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties. Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/ 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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