The Optimized Operations Experience (O2) is a manufacturing and supply chain development program that provides recent Engineering, Supply Chain, Environmental, Health and Safety graduates the opportunity to jump-start their careers. You’ll work on challenging assignments and have rotational experiences geared toward inspiring you to be an improvement-driven, socially cognizant and globally aware professional.
You will attend several weeks of advanced training, focused on continuous improvement, including:
You will lead a minimum of two high impact LSS Green Belt projects. Examples include:
You will lead a one to two-week social responsibility project, utilizing your skills to positively impact your community.
You will be assigned to a manufacturing or corporate location domestically.
Building on the core competencies developed in year one, you will take part in a career development workshop designed to accelerate your performance.
Your assignment could be located at a domestic or international 3M site.
As a graduate of the O2 program, you will have experienced different technical roles, have a strong foundation, be an impactful contributor and be developmentally advanced.
At the end of the program, you will transition into a role where you will continue to build your leadership skills and make an impact.
For your first year, you will be placed within a domestic manufacturing or corporate location. During the second year, you could be assigned to an international location. For the international assignments, you could be located at any international 3M site.
We’re always looking for O2 talent throughout the year, aiming to find candidates who will start the O2 program following graduation.
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