3M is a diversified technology company with a worldwide presence in the following markets: consumer and office, display and graphics, electro and communications, health care, industrial and transportation, safety, security and protection services. Products manufactured in the UK include coated abrasives, respirators, adhesive tapes, industrial microbiology products, drug delivery systems, high-performance coatings and secure documents and passport scanners.
The Graduate Development Programme at 3M is designed to give you a head-start with training in professional skills as well as a personal development plan. To work at 3M, you need to be a free thinker and have plenty of drive and ambition plus you need to have the unrestricted right to live and work in the EU. You will need a minimum of three GCE or VCE A-level passes (or equivalent higher education qualifications such as Scottish Advanced Higher or BTEC National Diploma) with a UCAS tariff of at least 240 points. You will also need to have, or be on target to achieve a minimum 2:2 degree.
As a science-based technology company, 3M produce thousands of imaginative products, and are a leader in scores of markets – from healthcare and highway safety to office products and optical films for LCD displays. They attribute their success to their ability to apply their technologies – often in combination – to an endless array of real-world customer needs. Of course, all of this is made possible by the people of 3M and their singular commitment to make life easier and better for people around the world.
At 3M, you will have more than just a job. You will have access to a broad professional network that values your contributions, invests in developing your skills, serves the communities in which it operates, cares for the environment and holds itself to the highest corporate ethical standards. Simply put, working at 3M can be a unique and rewarding experience.
Values and Integrity
What we stand for is just as important as what we sell. 3M is dedicated to operating with uncompromising honesty and integrity, both within our company and in our relationships with consumers, stakeholders and the communities in which we operate. 3M has a longstanding commitment to sustainable development through environmental protection, social responsibility and economic progress. To us, that means meeting the needs of society today, while respecting the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
At 3M, you can explore career opportunities and develop new skills without leaving the company. 3M has been honoured to win multiple awards for their commitment to leadership development. Our leadership development programmes and processes will give you the opportunity to develop as a leader throughout your career.Diversity of Our PeopleWe seek the best and brightest employees with a range of skills and experience. Our inclusive workforce mirrors the diversity of the global communities where 3M employees live and work.
At 3M we believe that commercial success and corporate responsibility are inseparable, so we are committed to making a fitting contribution to the communities in which we have plants or offices. We do this through donations and in-kind gifts of 3M products and services, the use of 3M facilities, encouragement of employee volunteering and through matching our employees' fundraising achievements.
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