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Indianapolis, IN

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3M Chairman President & CEO Inge G. Thulin
Inge G. Thulin
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  • Work life balance can at times be lost at the manufacturing sites (in 26 reviews)

  • sometimes decision making process is too long (in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Machine Operations"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at 3M full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Pay good benifits clean building

    Cons

    No raises
    No raises no bonus

    Advice to Management

    Bonus.


  2. "Advancement?"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 3M full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Big company benefits at a small site. Good opportunity if you are willing to relocate.

    Cons

    Big bureaucracy, minimal opportunity for advancing within this location.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize contribution of long term employees and advance the local talent.

  3. "Job title all inclusive too many management decisions to make in absence of management"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at 3M full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    3m as a corporation is able to give all its employees an attractive pay and benefits package.

    Cons

    Lack of leadership no consistency in training
    No team building
    Goals aren't clearly defined
    Too much fire fighting

    Advice to Management

    Practice Transparency


  4. "Marketing Manager"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Have great benefits and learned valuable work skills.

    Cons

    Difficult to advance unless you live in St. Paul.


  5. "Top company"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing company to work for.

    Cons

    Challenging growth targets year over year.


  6. "Positive"

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    Former Employee - Material Planner in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Material Planner in Indianapolis, IN

    I worked at 3M full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay, positive learning environment.

    Cons

    Need better health insurance and more flexibility with work hours.


  7. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 3M full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    3M invests time and money in their employees in order to enpower them and set them up for success.They offer great pay, benefits, leadership, innovation. Accomplishments are rewarded.

    Cons

    3M is always changing and sometimes the employees become expendable. In an effort to increase productivity, sometimes the result is the opposite. The workload can become lopsided.

    Advice to Management

    Take the time to get to know your people as individuals. It's always easier for an employee to work for someone that takes a genuine interest in their lives.

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at 3M full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and compensation are awesome!

    Cons

    frequent job eliminations, rarely rewarded, lack of communication between divisions


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