Nike Innovator II in Busan, South Korea

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.


Nike is always on the offense and constantly innovating. We are looking for an individual to join the Nike Innovation team to help revolutionize athletic footwear for the world’s best athletes and most discerning consumers.

As an Innovator on the Nike team you will provide cross functional management and leadership of a diverse portfolio of projects, which can be product, technology or manufacturing related. You will drive innovation from original idea to transition into Nike’s seasonal offering, and will be a hands-on creator of footwear concepts and methods of making.

You will work closely with Nike and factory teams, designing and planning trials for the various phases of product and process: exploration, conception, validation and development. You will translate trial results into appropriate next steps in a scientific and analytical manner, determine alternative methods for achieving performance targets, and generate documents that properly communicate processes and results.

A successful candidate must be a good communicator, a strong collaborator, and have the ability to proactively influence and lead multi-disciplinary teams. You will be responsible for ideation, visioning, creative problem solving and critical brainstorming on new, game-changing product or processes. And of course, you will have fun delivering the future.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum of 5-6 years’ work experience in product development, engineering, manufacturing, design, or a related field.

  • Good to strong English communication (written + verbal) capabilities

  • Creative mindset and an ability to challenge convention and status quo.

  • Project management skills with an ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment contributing own ideas & solutions.

  • Passion for creativity, exploring, researching and learning.

  • Ability to apply industrial engineering methodology and a scientific approach.

  • Clear and effective communication.

  • Ability to work independently

  • Enjoys working with diverse people and cultures,

  • Ability to travel internationally as needed

  • Sports enthusiast

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: 10162

Location: South Korea-Busan-Busan

Job Category: Manufacturing & Engineering