Process Excellence Director
- Nike, Inc.
- United States
- 0 year(s)
- Not Available
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.
Always the innovators, Nike, Inc.’s Manufacturing and Engineering team dreams up new ways to make better-performing products faster and more efficiently. This world-class team challenges assumptions about how Nike’s products are made and leads the company in pursuing ambitious sustainability goals, all while producing Nike’s rich mix of product. Masters of teamwork, Manufacturing and Engineering works closely with design teams, categories, manufacturing partners, material suppliers and logistics providers across more than 40 countries on six continents. They navigate the complex geopolitical world with multiple supply chains and diverse ecosystems, while keeping their focus on manufacturing, materials, sustainability and creating quality products.
DescriptionAs the Director of Process Excellence, you will be the functional leader focused on continuous improvement while partnering with Engineering and Production Teams on new product development projects and process improvements throughout the manufacturing business. You will lead cross-functional and strategic initiatives to improve operational execution and elevate business capabilities. QualificationsBachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or a related field with a minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience; Graduate degree preferred
Experience in a manufacturing environment is required
Deep understanding of Lean/Industrial Engineering techniques and best practices
Experience using Simulation software (Preferred Visual Components and Simul8)
Experience leading large, cross-functional teams, including direct and virtual team management experience; Builder of highly engaged and energized teams
Highly collaborative with strong relationship-building skills; ability to create trust among those with diverse experiences
Confident in high-profile communications, including presentation skills and the ability to explain complex subject matter in clear and compelling ways
Curious, proactive, and experience delivering innovative ideas to solve problems
Hands on experience applying business and management expertise to achieve operational objectives across functions and departments
Proven track record of making good decisions, balancing operational KPI’s and strategic business plans
Proven senior executive credibility
Good understanding of technical training programs preferred
Strong skills in team leadership and building positive business partner relationships
Strong networking skills and ability to work across multiple organizations to accomplish diverse goals
Demonstrated ability to influence critical business outcomes in a matrix based, global environment
Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
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 00393598