Innovator II

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
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.
Global Apparel Product Creation, Product Development
Nike, Inc. Product Development is key to making next-level products. The first spark of an idea puts the team in motion, ultimately transforming a designer’s sketch into a commercially viable product. The teams of developers, testers, engineers and designers collaborate on refining each product’s construction, fit and style. Using advancements in technology and sustainable design, the Product Development teams accelerate innovation while reflecting the soul of sport.
The first spark of a product idea sets the Nike, Inc. Apparel Product Creation team into motion. The team of apparel developers, testers, engineers and designers strive for product excellence. They obsess over Nike’s iconic silhouettes and create groundbreaking new styles. They collaborate, ideate and refine products’ construction, fit and materials. They use cutting-edge 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 an Innovator II, you will be responsible for the function, maintenance and expansion of our Equipment Innovation Research Lab. You will develop new performance based Global Football Equipment evaluation solutions that result in growth opportunities and competitive advantages in the marketplace. Through collaboration with designers, researchers, developers and other engineers you will maintain and build our world class performance lab. You will demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills through an ability to deliver multiple innovative solutions to complex problems. You will collaborate with team members across the business to create alignment across the various Nike Labs, share the capabilities of the lab and strengthen advancements in objective product performance evaluation at NikeWe expect this person to be a technical experienced professional who can ideate, innovate and manage the performance evaluation of complex dynamic problems through collaboration in a fast-paced environment. As a successful candidate, you will demonstrate the following key attributes:Demonstrated passion for objective performance evaluation, advanced innovation and product creation
Practical knowledge and expertise in experimental data collection and statistical analysis
Knowledge of mechanical design, experimental mechanics and mechanical simulation
Expertise in programming (MATLAB, C), databases, and statistical modeling
Thrives in an environment with ambiguity and changes in priorities
Ability to apply athletic knowledge and insights in creating new evaluation methods
Ability to clearly communicate complex technical topics to diverse audiences and at all levels within the organization
Excellent analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
Ability to simultaneously handle multiple competing projects
Ability to work with and impact cross functional teams
QualificationsBS Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Biomechanics or similar technical field
7+ years’ experience in product design, testing and engineering, or other similar function
Knowledge of sporting goods performance testing
Experience with product testing, materials testing, and experimental design
Excellent multi-tasking and organization skills
Ability to operate various pieces of mechanical equipment
Ability to transport up to 40 pounds
Ability to travel locally between headquarters and an off-site test lab
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 00438616