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3M Overview
Saint Paul, MN (US)
10000+ employees
Company - Public (MMM)
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
₹500+ billion (INR) per year
At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. As one of the world’s leading companies, we have the best and brightest working to advance more than their own career. They're working to advance the entire world.

Company Updates

  • If life at home has become difficult since the pandemic began, you're not alone. Learn how three 3Mers are overcoming the struggles that come with parenting, being a partner and getting a degree — all while working from home.

  • COVID-19 has changed just about everything about everyday life ? including how people volunteer. But 3Mers across the globe are showing that community involvement doesn?t stop in times of crisis. Find out how 3M volunteers around the world have stepped up to serve their communities.

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3M – Why Work With Us?

3M is a global science company that never stops inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, our integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Our inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world.

With offices in 87 countries, our 96,000 employees are part of a large network of the world’s best minds. But our collective intellect is only part of our success. At 3M, diversity is essential to innovation. From our student interns to our plant workers and our corporate leaders, we seek and value differences in people, which drive our company forward and keep us relevant. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.

At 3M, we believe the right science applied the right way touches people worldwide. Every day, we’re generating breakthroughs that make your lives better, easier and more complete. That’s not to say it’s easy. Since 1902, the formula for our success has been the same as today: innovation plus perseverance—in our products, our people and our brand.

If our 46 technology platforms—ranging from adhesives and abrasives, to ceramics and nanotechnology—represent our body of work, our research and development team is our heartbeat. And our success would not be complete without our designers, who translate insights into creative solutions around the world.

​​​​Here, it is not just about the bottom line. We strive to make a positive impact on the world by actively contributing to sustainable development. While we relentlessly pursue customer satisfaction and commercial success, we do it within an uncompromising framework of environmental, social and economic values. In short, we are committed to improving our business, our planet and every life.

At 3M, we believe that what the company stands for is just as important as what we sell. We are proud to have built a century-old tradition of operating with uncompromising honesty and integrity. From the way we run our business to how we expect our employees to act and the value we place on our shareholders, we’ve earned our reputation for doing business the right way.

3M Reviews

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    "Did aquisition of M*Modal better than expected - great employer."

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    Current Employee - Director Speech Technology in Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Director Speech Technology in Pittsburgh, PA (US)
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    I have been working at 3M full-time (More than 10 years)


    Surprisingly agile for such a large company. Able to listen. Great team, both in Pittsburgh and at 3M HIS - also on the corporate level where I had interactions. Health plan got better through acquisition by 3M. The general feeling is that they really care about their employees and try to do the right thing.


    3M is a BIG company. There is, by necessity, more administrative overhead than for small companies. Acquisitions and mergers are always a bit rough, so it's hard to judge even 11 month in. But they managed to keep disruptions to a minimum while actually making progress on integration. Integration goes both ways, which is always nice to see.

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3M Interviews



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    Sourcing Manager Interview

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    Hiring at 3M starts with Telephonic check about the interest of the candidate followed by telephonic interview. each stage candidates are filtered for the next round. HR interview followed by 1:1 interviews before getting selected and offer letter. HR interview has psychometric test, IQ test, background check.

    Interview Questions

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3M Awards & Accolades

  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2013
  • World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2014
  • Bluefin Elastic Innovation Index, Bluefin Solutions, 2014
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2014
  • Best Workplaces™ for Giving Back, Great Place to Work®, 2019
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