Manufacturing & Engineering, 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. 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.
As our Quality Excellence Sr. Engineer I, you will provide daily support on the manufacturing plant floor with any Quality-related issues of Nike Air Products. You will work with cross functional teams to support validation and qualification of production equipment by ensuring Quality lab and inline tests are completed and analyzed. You will apply knowledge of Quality systems and data analysis, including DOE's, to drive business decisions and process improvements. You will support the metrology requirements, Quality documentation, and any new product development projects for your platform. In addition, you will lead investigations of defects and other reported problems within your platform to determine the root cause and material impacted, then work with cross functional teams to implement corrective action as needed.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field plus at least five years of relevant manufacturing experience
12 years of related work experience in lieu of a degree
Demonstrated application of problem solving, quality planning and quality systems is a plus
Ability to visually evaluate materials from a distance range of 12 inches to 6 feet and lift up to 35 pounds
Time on the manufacturing floor can vary, up to 100%, depending on the needs of the business.
Previous experience with InfinityQS Statistical Process Control (SPC) software, Microsoft Project, or related project management software is preferred
Experience with JMP or similar statistical analysis software preferred
Knowledge of LEAN Manufacturing techniques/principles and implementation is strongly preferred
Experience with an ISO9000 organization, manufacturing plastics and/or polyurethane is preferred
Experience with thermoforming, injection molding, and RF technologies are a plus