Nike Director, Design Engineering in Beaverton, Oregon

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike Global Sourcing and Manufacturing teams create a complex and exciting mix of products including baseball bats, sunglasses, apparel, footwear, technical components like airbags and more. This world-class team constantly challenges the assumptions about how Nike’s products are made. They operate in a complex geopolitical world with multiple supply chains, focused on products, materials, sustainability, methods of manufacturing and diverse ecosystems. They work closely with Nike’s Design teams, Categories, manufacturing partners, material suppliers and logistics providers across more than 40 countries on six continents. They develop new methods to make sustainable, better-performing products faster and more efficiently. The job opportunities span sourcing and planning, engineering, quality assurance, sustainable manufacturing, materials, business development, leadership and management, as well as positions at Nike’s In-House Manufacturing (IHM), a subsidiary of NIKE, Inc.

Description

Nike does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. We’re a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We’re looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

As our Design Engineering Director, you will lead a team of Professional Engineers and drive strategic business initiatives to reduce complexity and unlock speed. This role is accountable for the performance of the team and business. Team responsibilities include design engineering for product development, process advancement and design for tool builds. You will provide technical guidance to the team and manage priorities to address resource and operational challenges. You will be responsible for maximizing the potential of the team through consistent mentoring, training, and opportunities for professional development. You will work closely with our external vendors and partners to ensure we are utilizing the best tools and to stay on the forefront of the industry. You will work closely with other cross-functional technical leaders to align on business needs and to establish the future vision for our Design Engineering function to improve our methods and business systems to streamline work.

Qualifications

Requirements for the position include:

• Education/experience:

• Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or a relatable field

• 8+ years’ experience in manufacturing or engineering

• 2+ years’ of people management experience

• Experience in Design Engineering

• Excellent oral and written communication skills to convey complex information in a simple, easily understood manner to diverse groups of stakeholders

• Proven ability to interact with all levels, partnering, facilitating, and influencing

• Engineering leader who can recruit top talent and build teams that deliver results.

• Ability to delegate and hold team accountable for results

• Comfortable working in ambiguous environments and leading teams through change

• Strong project management capabilities to manage multiple project streams and complexity; propensity for thinking through projects in a process-oriented way required

• Ability to travel 10% of the time

Preferred additional qualifications:

• Experience in Tooling Design and Build

Still Interested?

NIKE is a growth company. We’re looking for team members to grow with us. If we’ve piqued your interest, then, good! A generous benefits package will only sweeten the deal. We offer a stock purchase plan, 401(k), a casual work environment, and a host of other perks we don't have room to mention here.

Qualifications Requirements for the position include:

• Education/experience:

• Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or a relatable field

• 8+ years’ experience in manufacturing or engineering

• 2+ years’ of people management experience

• Experience in Design Engineering

• Excellent oral and written communication skills to convey complex information in a simple, easily understood manner to diverse groups of stakeholders

• Proven ability to interact with all levels, partnering, facilitating, and influencing

• Engineering leader who can recruit top talent and build teams that deliver results.

• Ability to delegate and hold team accountable for results

• Comfortable working in ambiguous environments and leading teams through change

• Strong project management capabilities to manage multiple project streams and complexity; propensity for thinking through projects in a process-oriented way required

• Ability to travel 10% of the time

Preferred additional qualifications:

• Experience in Tooling Design and Build

Still Interested?

NIKE is a growth company. We’re looking for team members to grow with us. If we’ve piqued your interest, then, good! A generous benefits package will only sweeten the deal. We offer a stock purchase plan, 401(k), a casual work environment, and a host of other perks we don't have room to mention here.

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: 00419509

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Manufacturing & Engineering, Product Development