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3M Advanced Regulatory Affairs Associate* in Maplewood, Minnesota

Job Description:

Advanced Regulatory Affairs Associate

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 93,000 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, 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 RoleThe person hired for this position will primarily be responsible for global product regulatory compliance, hazard communication and life cycle management support activities for Materials Resource Division (MRD) and the businesses supported by MRD.

As an Advanced Regulatory Affairs Associate, 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:

  • Creating, managing and maintaining Hazard Communication documents including Safety Data Sheets and labels for new and existing internal materials and commercial products.

  • Assisting 3M global customers with their product EHS&R inquiries including regulated lists, RoHS/WEEE, REACH/SVHC, global inventories, local, state, federal and global regulations.

  • Assisting MRD supported businesses with their life cycle management needs.

  • Assisting with TSCA compliance activities including document maintenance.

  • Working with manufacturing sites to obtain formulation, composition and regulatory information.

  • Performing routine regulatory tasks for new and existing materials and products.

  • Providing support for new product introduction activities, including management of change activities and run requests.

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 from (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of one (1) year regulatory affairs experience within a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science, Technical or Life Science focused degree from an accredited institution

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Project management experience

  • Ability to work well in diverse teams

  • Flexible with a high degree of personal integrity and motivation

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic or international

Relocation Assistance: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

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.

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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