14 days old

Product Commercialization Manager

Maplewood, Minnesota 55144
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    Full Time
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    1st Shift

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.


“3M’s culture is driven by curious, spirited and collaborative people who are constantly asking ‘What if?’ And the many talents of 3Mers around the globe have me incredibly excited about what’s to come next.” – Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources 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.

As a Product Commercialization Manager, 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:

  • Providing technical leadership to the Project team as well as providing clear project timeline direction to the Cross functional Product Development Team ensuring the fastest, most cost-effective plans are created to deliver NPI projects through all stages of NPI process from concept to commercial launch
  • Leading product activities related to medical device or pharmaceutical products through multiple phases of the NPI process including concept, feasibility, development, commercial scale up and launch.
  • Managing Partner communication and interactions, financial aspects of assigned projects (forecasting of costs and sold R&D income) and internal communication of project status with Divisional Management.
  • Leading high performing cross function teams across multiple product platforms to deliver project activities in accordance with both good Regulatory, and Good Manufacturing practices and business guidelines: working with a broad range of customers/partners with widely varying knowledge bases and cultural backgrounds. Working with internal management at all levels of seniority
  • Implementing solutions, making and leading change to facilitate project deliverables on or ahead of time and to budget. Continuously improving project management processes and incorporating learning points from other projects.

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 in a science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Three (3) years of project management experience in a private, public, government or military environment

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

  • Knowledge of ISO 13485:2016 for Medical Devices, ISO 14971 for Risk Management and Design Controls
  • Strong demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical product development process from pre-clinical through formulation feasibility, development, scale up and launch
  • Medical device and /or Inhalation Product Development knowledge desired
  • Knowledge of Regulatory submission process through Product Development is advantageous
  • Cross functional team leadership experience


Travel: May include up to 25% domestic/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 

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.



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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Posted: 2020-02-04 Expires: 2020-03-20

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