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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 Role

The person hired for the position of Noise, Vibration, Harshness & Thermal (NVH&T) Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support for the commercial vehicle market. This is an exciting position working in an attractive technical environment. This position requires an individual with strong leadership skills, who is a good decision maker with the ability to collect facts and separate symptoms from problems in the area of NVH&T engineering. Typical development activities will take place in the Indianapolis office, home office, Acoustic Technology Center and in the field with customers.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As an Applications Engineer, 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:

  • Technically supporting existing business, providing technical verification to team for new business opportunities, and evaluating competitive threats
  • Providing support for geographic expansion of business
  • Expanding Portfolio for NVH & Thermal and address market adjacencies
  • Working directly with customer & vendor engineering to provide workable solutions to technical problems

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 of Science in Engineering Degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Experience with Acoustic engineering principles

One or more of the additional qualifications below will help you succeed even further in this role:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering with significant course/laboratory work in Acoustics, Vibration, & Thermal Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Analytical experience in one or more of the following areas: Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) for vehicular sound system optimization, Computational Thermal Analysis using Coolcalc or Finite Element Analysis utilizing Abaqus
  • Subject matter expertise in vehicle NVH&T along with measurement techniques and vehicle sound package materials optimization
  • Experience with thermal requirements and integration of components in vehicle market
  • Experience in commercial vehicle thermal package design and vehicle manufacturing requirements and quality process

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic and 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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Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

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