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Data Science Manager – Digital Twin Technology - 3M

Maplewood, Minnesota

3M Data Science Manager – Digital Twin Technology (Maplewood, MN)

US, Minnesota, Maplewood

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $30 billion in sales, our 90,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.

3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.

Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.


Job Description

3M is seeking a Data Science Manager – Digital Twin Technology for the Corporate Supply Chain Operations & Services organization located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Are you passionate about Data Science and how it can help shape the future?

Do you have experience leading a team of Data Scientists on projects are designed to enhance the use of data, analytics and modeling?

Are you looking to develop and grow your own experience in computer science capabilities?

If you answered “Yes” to any of this questions, then please take the time to read about the new exciting position with 3M.

3M is excited to expand our Service Improvement Organization’s Digital Twin team to include a Senior Manager of Data Science. We are looking for someone who combines exceptional technical, research and analytical capabilities to build and lead a team that will create and enhance the Data Science practice for Supply Chain in 3M.

The purpose of this position will be to enhance and lead the use of data, analytics, and modeling to increase forecast accuracy within the demand planning and consensus processes to drive service, cost, and cash improvement across the company. This person will support the Digital Twin project as well as other strategic, high impact initiatives to drive value creation while designing and deploying next generation forecasting processes. Also to supervise (directly or indirectly) a team of Data Science professionals, collaborate with the team and executive management to select projects, lead project management efforts, deliver high-quality projects that create value, and also act as an active team member of projects up to and including algorithm development, coding, and implementation, full cycle of conceptualization, design, manage and implement.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide and/or develop cutting edge data analytics such as: predictive modeling, statistics, machine learning, data mining, and other data analysis techniques to collect, explore, and extract insights from structured and unstructured data. Other relevant areas may include: signal processing, sensors and electronics, probabilistic inference, and/or computational statistics, 3D computer vision (acquisition, segmentation, registration, and classification), deep learning, analysis and reduction of high-dimensional data.
  • Lead projects in machine learning, data mining, signal processing, sensors and electronics, probabilistic inference, and/or computational statistics
  • Create highly custom algorithms seeking to capitalize on value in various datasets; images, time series and multivariate inputs. Implement relevant and valuable computational algorithms in software that support 3M businesses.
  • Develop, in conjunction with a cross functional team, CSD Global and Regional Quality Dashboards
  • Collaborating with business, area, and process leadership to scope, prioritize, and execute projects to improve forecast accuracy
  • Apply advanced analytics capabilities to gain meaningful insights from data
  • Leveraging various forecasting methods including time series, dynamic regression modeling with regularization methods e.g., LASSO, econometric methods (external, economic indicators), and non-linear methods e.g., neural networks
  • Provides direct supervision to assigned employees through leadership, coaching, training and development, allocating work assignments, review of progress in achieving objectives, managing employee compensation, performance appraisals, diversity, disability, all relevant employee data, etc. Understands and enforces corporate/location policies and procedures. Takes appropriate action to address policy violations.


Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) years of data analytics experience (e.g. predictive modeling, statistics, machine learning, data mining)
  • Experience in machine learning and statistical algorithm development
  • Experience in computer or scientific programming
  • Experience leading a team of Data Scientists


Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, and/or Economics
  • Expertise in programming in at least one of the following languages: R, Python, Matlab, C++, C#
  • Experience with machine learning methods including SVM, logistic regression, and random forest
  • Experience with deep learning methods and applications
  • Knowledge of Bayesian modeling
  • SAP experience
  • Understands the intersection between supply chain, finance, business, and economic data
  • Ability to translate data into meaningful insights and analysis
  • Ability to be a change agent for driving the next generation of advanced forecast modeling
  • Solid communication skills, ability to interact with all levels within organization


Location:Maplewood, MN

Travel:May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation: Is authorized


This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

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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