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Interested to pursue my career in the supply chain management field. Does any one has a lead with a company like 3M ?

Veteran

Philippe Tassy El Paso, TX

Currently a Fellow for Hiring Our Heroes. I will start my terminal leave in December 2020.

15 September 2020 3 replies Career Advancement

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Tim Feemster Dallas, TX

Do you have a specific geography that you are looking for employment, if so where? I have some contacts with 3M but they are limited.

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Scott Vedder Orlando, FL

Philippe,

Take a look through LinkedIn for people who already work with 3M. I searched "Army 3M Texas" and found 2,300 people who share those things in common. Start by connecting with them and ask if they're willing to share a bit about what makes vets successful at 3M. Start a relationship and a learning journey.

Advisor

FRANCIS TEPEDINO, ESQ. San Diego, CA

Procurement/Supply Chain/Contracts has been my focus in industry and consulting for some 40 plus years.

Question: How serious are you?
Why limit yourself to a particular type of company?
Are you willing to start at the bottom and learn?

Design a resume emphasizing skills in negotiations/attention to detail/hard work/taking responsibility/ organized thinking/ skills in working with others, etc.

Then apply to more than 20, yes, more than 20 firms for a position in Purchasing/Supply Chain.
Good luck.

Frank Tepedino

Do not turn down offers for an entry level position.

Do not limit your search geographically.

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