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Working at 3M

At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Discover how employees have shaped 3M’s history. Learn about the company’s business structure and 3M’s areas of expertise. Check out the locations you could work at around the world. And see how 3M supports its employees through pay and benefits.

  • Discover all the areas of 3M where employees innovate.

  • Journey back through 3M’s history since 1902.

  • Get to know the 3M leaders who are shaping our business.

  • Learn about the four core groups that drive 3M’s success.

  • Travel across the globe to see all the places that 3M employees call home.

  • Check out how 3M employees are recognized through compensation for their contributions and 3M helps enhance our employees’ well-being.

Watch how 91,000 employees are working to make every day a better one.
  • Marketing and Communications

    Here, you’ll have access to global markets and a constant pipeline of innovative products to promote. If you’re ready for the resources of a world-leading company with the entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up, explore professional opportunities in Marketing & Communications.

  • Sales

    Here, you’ll always have new products to solve your customers’ problems. We’re constantly innovating, making an impact on nearly every industry you can imagine. Find out more about the professional possibilities in Sales at 3M, and get access to the kinds of global opportunities that only 3M can give you.

  • Research and Development

    With more than 45 core technologies—and growing—we’re at the forefront of innovation in nearly every industry you can imagine. In Research & Development, you’ll be part of a constant flow of new ideas, making your mark on a product pipeline that improves the lives of millions

  • Engineering: Corporate

    Engineers are at the heart of our innovation. At 3M, our commitment to pursue new ideas means you’ll have the freedom and support to embrace new technologies, develop new materials and create new solutions. With products in nearly every industry, the opportunity here is unlike any other for motivated engineers.

  • Engineering: Manufacturing/Quality

    Here, you’ll draw on all your engineering expertise to deliver innovative, world-changing solutions. We work to engineer, streamline and improve manufacturing processes, product quality, and overall experiences.

  • Finance

    With a collaborative culture that encourages leadership and initiative, it's no wonder we were ranked 15 on Fortune's list of "50 most admired companies". If you're ready to join an organization that's been driving success for more than 100 years, explore the Finance opportunities at 3M.

  • Human Resources

    For over 100 years, we’ve been delivering innovative solutions—the products and materials that change people’s lives all over the world. The secret behind all our progress is an energized environment where every voice is heard and every team member is a leading contributor.

  • Information Technology (IT)

    3M is an endless resource of smart, motivated people. Here, you will discover an inclusive culture and will collaborate with other curious, creative minds. With a career at 3M, you will have opportunities to work with world-class systems and technologies, to provide proactive business analysis, advance as far as your talent and initiative drive you, and help us to transform the way we do business. Here, you will enable business growth and sustainability by providing optimized global business processes, globally common data, and the next generation of work tools and systems. 


  • Sourcing and Operations

    In our world-leading sourcing & operations division, you’ll work in fields such as: chemical polymers, paper and liners packaging, cloth and fibers, information technology and more. We have a field to align with your experience.

  • Supply Chain

    When you’re a professional in Supply Chain at 3M, you know what it means to set things in motion. Implementing Lean Six Sigma principles and continuous process improvements, you’ll pursue efficiency, speed and science. And you’ll find career potential that’s as wide open as our product pipeline.

  • Legal

    As they lead, protect and grow 3M, the global team of attorneys and staff that make up 3M Legal are at the forefront of where cutting-edge science meets the law. These top-level professionals are partners with one another and with the businesses they guide and represent, all while demonstrating and nurturing 3M’s commitment to the highest ethical standards.

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Here, you can have access to a great benefits plan.