Nike Tooling Technician - B Shift in St. Charles, Missouri

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.


As our Tooling Technician, you’ll be responsible for the for the cleaning, inspection, maintenance, set-up, and storage of tooling used to produce air-cushioning components. This includes assuring tooling is in safe working condition and that it is production ready according to production specifications dictated by Engineering. You will understand the assembly of matched tool sets and will conduct evaluations on components using a variety of lab equipment.

You'll work in a cross-functional team with Engineering, Quality, Maintenance, and Production departments to assist in the commercialization process of new tooling, as well as modifications to existing tooling.

In addition, you'll document and log all work orders and processes and develop visual materials to display status of work-in-progress

The hours are Monday through Thursday from 5:12 pm to 5:12 am.


  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent

  • Experience with reading calipers, micrometers, and other inspection and measurement tools.

  • Experience with troubleshooting or strong technical knowledge of machinery

  • Ability to read and understand technical blueprints and drawings.

  • Some background in steel rule cutting, die fabrication, and some machining experience is a plus, (mill, lathe, etc.).

  • Work on prototype and production tooling repair & assembly.

  • Ability to use personal computer, basic hand tools, maintenance shop equipment including a lathe, drill press, belt sander, soldering tools, grinder, Vernier calipers, steel rule die bending equipment, and others that could be needed to perform tooling maintenance duties

  • Must be able to operate hydraulic lifts and tables

  • Fork truck experience, a plus

  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and Outlook preferred

  • Ability to stoop, bend, crouch, push, grasp, reach and the ability to lift objects up to 70 lbs

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Previous experience operating extrusion and/or thermoforming equipment, preferred

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: 00331238

Location: United States-Missouri-St. Charles

Job Category: Manufacturing & Engineering, Product Development