Footwear Product Engineer I
- Nike, Inc.
- United States
- 0 year(s)
- Not Available
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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.
The first spark of a product idea sets the Nike, Inc. Footwear Product Creation team into motion. The team of footwear developers, testers, engineers and designers strive for product excellence. They obsess over shoes, while collaborating, ideating and refining the product’s construction, fit and style. They use groundbreaking advancements in technology and sustainable design to accelerate innovation. And they work lockstep with Merchandising, Design, Manufacturing and others to produce the final result: products that reflect the soul of sport and inspire athletes to reach new levels of performance.
DescriptionAs our Product Engineer I - Footwear, you'll act as a dedicated resource to the Category Engineering Director for Young Athlete category. You'll be focusing on product excellence through adherence to established best practices that ultimately drive and support quality, craftsmanship and efficiency. You'll enable product deliverables that are crafted, manufacturable, cost effective, and meet performance and quality expectations of the consumer. You'll act as a resource within the Category Engineering function during the development / ideation phase to identify and alleviate potential manufacturing, efficiency or costing concerns on assigned models. You'll collaborate with Offshore Engineering, Factory Production / Engineering technicians, Innovation and Product Creation teams, providing input on design, material choices and constructions. You'll collaborate with the offshore Costing Engineering, Development, Chemical & Product Engineering, Innovation and Manufacturing teams to identify and leverage potential manufacturing efficiencies that drive a reduced product cost. You'll collaborate with category team members in the use of best practice, design for manufacture and adherence to environment guidelines. You will facilitate the category's continued growth through the development of new designs, materials and manufacturing techniques.QualificationsBachelor's degree in Engineering, or related technical field, OR two additional years’ experience in lieu of a degree.
Minimum 2 years' experience relevant industry experience (chemical, manufacturing, industrial or mechanical engineering), footwear/components manufacturing experience preferred
Knowledge of footwear pattern engineering, tooling and manufacturing processes
Ability to drive engineering solutions in footwear based on learning ability under seasoned engineering leadership
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, sketches and / or 3D digital files
Ability to work successfully across organizational matrix and as a team
Strong written & verbal communication skills - cultural sensitivity a must
Experience with injection molding is a plus
Ability to travel international up to 10%, and potential of overseas assignment
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 00395298