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

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role
As an Automation Engineer (*) SPS for the Corporate Research Laboratory in Neuss, 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:
Developing automation solutions for our products and processes of tomorrow
Being responsible for the development and implementation of solution strategies in modern engineering environments for control, visualization and digitization solutions
Identifying your own competence gaps and closing them in a targeted manner
International teamwork with cross-functional process and product developers
Cooperating with external development partners such as suppliers and universities

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:
Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in the field of electrical engineering, computer science or technician training with focus on automation technology
Relevant professional experience in automation technology or PhD
Profound knowledge of PLC programming (preferably Beckhoff TwinCat XAE, additionally Siemens TIA Portal, Rockwell Allen-Bradley)
Implementation experience in the areas of PLC communication, interfaces and safety-related programming
Knowledge of network infrastructure, e. g. data interfacing SQL & Time Series databases in the IT/OT environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include
Independent structuring/organizing of task packages and projects, solution-oriented mind-set
Result-oriented and proactive working method, ability to work in a team, good communication skills
Good English skills

Supporting Your Well-being

Promoting personal responsibility and learning from mistakes is the basis of our corporate culture. With the willingness to take on this responsibility and face exciting challenges, you will learn continuously. A good work-life balance is the best basis for motivated employees, therefore flexibility has been part of our DNA since the beginning. We want your job suits best to your life situation – not the other way around! Depending on the position and possibilities, we offer individual, flexible work models.

Interested? Then please apply via the following Link .

(*) At 3M, diversity & inclusion are essential to innovation. We seek and value differences in people! This Job ad is addressed to all potential candidates. As an equal opportunity employer 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.