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Business Groups & Roles

3M’s success is driven by our 93,000 3Mers in 87 countries who work across a network of business segments and areas. Our company’s alignment not only enables us to better serve global customers and markets, but it provides 3Mers the opportunity to have many different careers at one company.

3M's Business Groups

  • Health Care
    Health Care

    This Health Care Business Group serves the global healthcare industry and includes medical solutions, oral care, separation and purification sciences, health information systems, drug delivery systems, and food safety.

  • Transportation & Electronics
    Transportation & Electronics

    Focusing on global transportation and electronic original equipment manufacturer customers, the Transportation & Electronics Business Group is made up of electronics (display materials and systems, electronic materials solutions), automotive and aerospace, commercial solutions, advanced materials, and transportation safety.

  • Safety & Industrial
    Safety & Industrial

    Serving the global industrial, electrical and safety markets, the Safety & Industrial Business Group consists of personal safety, adhesives and tapes, abrasives, closure and masking systems, electrical markets, automotive aftermarket, and roofing granules.

  • Consumer

    Delivering service to our global consumers, the Consumer Business Group consists of home improvement, stationery and office supplies, home care, and consumer health care.

Roles at 3M

  • Information Technology
    Here, you will discover an inclusive culture and will collaborate with other curious, creative minds. You will have opportunities to work with world-class systems and technologies, provide proactive business analysis, and help us to transform the way we do business through the next generation of work tools and systems.
  • When you’re a Supply Chain professional at 3M, you know what it means to set things in motion. Implementing Lean Six Sigma principles and continuous process improvements, you’ll pursue efficiency and speed. And you’ll find career potential that’s as wide open as our product pipeline.
  • Here, you’ll have access to global markets and a constant pipeline of innovative products to promote. If you’re ready for the resources of a world-leading company with the entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up, explore professional opportunities in Marketing & Communications.
  • Here, you’ll always have new products to solve your customers’ problems. We’re constantly innovating, making an impact on nearly every industry you can imagine. Find out more about the professional possibilities in Sales at 3M and get access to the kinds of global opportunities that only 3M can give you.
  • With more than 45 core technologies—and growing—we’re at the forefront of innovation in nearly every industry you can imagine. In Research & Development, you’ll be part of a constant flow of new ideas, making your mark on a product pipeline that improves the lives of millions.
  • Engineers are at the heart of our innovation. At 3M, our commitment to pursue new ideas means you’ll have the freedom and support to embrace new technologies, develop new materials and create new solutions. With products in nearly every industry, the opportunity here is unlike any other for motivated engineers.
  • With a collaborative culture that encourages leadership and initiative, it's no wonder we were ranked 15 on Fortune's list of "50 most admired companies". If you're ready to join an organization that's been driving success for more than 100 years, explore the Finance opportunities at 3M.
  • For over 100 years, we’ve been delivering innovative solutions—the products and materials that change people’s lives all over the world. The secret behind all our progress is an energized environment where every voice is heard, and every team member is a leading contributor.
  • In our world-leading sourcing & operations division, you’ll work in fields such as: chemical polymers, paper and liners packaging, cloth and fibers, information technology and more. We have a field to align with your experience.
  • As they lead, protect and grow 3M, the global team of attorneys and staff that make up 3M Legal are at the forefront of where cutting-edge science meets the law. These top-level professionals are partners with one another and with the businesses they guide and represent, all while demonstrating and nurturing 3M’s commitment to the highest ethical standards.
  • Get to know the 3M leaders who are shaping our business

    From 3M’s Chief Executive Officer to our Senior Vice President of HR, learn more about the 3M leaders who are shaping our business, in addition to what they have to say about 3M’s business and their leadership.

Learn how your skills might be a fit at 3M.