3M Reviews

Updated 14 Jan 2021

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3.9
78%
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80%
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3M CEO Mike Roman
Mike Roman
385 Ratings
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  1. "Great people"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Representative 

    I worked at 3M full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility of working. Great supportive team mates

    Cons

    Management look at strategic high level too much

    3M Response

    September 11, 2020Employment Brand Team

    Hello, Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear that overall you enjoyed working for 3M and really appreciate you sharing your feedback with us.

  2. "Salary"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Marketing in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at 3M full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good rotation within the company

    Cons

    Too many lazy people leftovers


  3. "Feedback"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at 3M full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people, flexibility, development opportunities and ethical culture

    Cons

    Numerous re structures which result in loss of momentum and reduced ability to really understand the customer and built true customer intimacy as roles are constantly changing internally

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great company slipping"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at 3M full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Top brands, high quality, longevity,

    Cons

    Been left behind as the world / markets race ahead

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    3M Response

    August 19, 2019Employment Brand Team

    Hello, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you feel as though 3M is not keeping up, and appreciate your feedback and advice.

  5. "Been with 3M Australia for 6yrs and 4 months."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Manager in North Ryde
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 3M full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great products, friendly working culture.

    Cons

    Clunky systems, very siloed in operations takes long to get things done.

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  6. "Was a great place to work but the new corporate direction is loosing customer focus and employee confidence."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at 3M full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Interesting product lines and challenging work

    Cons

    Head office direction is too dominant

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  7. "Nice place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at 3M full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits, good opportunities to advance, nice people.

    Cons

    Big company so it doesn't always feel like you make much difference

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Innovation"

    3.0
     

    I worked at 3M

    Pros

    There are some good folk with leadership qualities. Shame about the bullies.

    Cons

    Bullying is rife. Old school marketing. Sold into a job that was jnr and non digital. Company has no integrity.

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    3M Response

    February 11, 2019Employment Brand Team

    Hello, Thank you for your review! We are very sorry to hear that you feel you have experienced bullying and don't feel that 3M has integrity. As we hope you are aware, the company has processes that address your concerns and we continue to train all employees on how to address these matters when they occur. We would encourage you to reach out to your local HR rep to discuss these concerns. This gives the company the best opportunity to hear the particulars of the concerns to see how to address it. We hope this was helpful and wish you the best.

  9. "Internship"

    4.0
    Marketing Intern in Sydney

    I worked at 3M for less than a year

    Pros

    Opportunity to take on my own project

    Cons

    Not very structured environment so it can be confusing at times

  10. "The world is changing"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 3M full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people and range of innovative products

    Cons

    Short term focus and lack of emapthy

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    3M Response

    August 31, 2018Employment Brand Team

    Hello, We really appreciate your feedback and you providing this review. Thank you!

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