Nike Outbound Logistics Supplier Relationship Manager in Beaverton, Oregon

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 Supply Chain experts ensure that every year 900 million pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right destination on time. That’s no easy task. The complex process involves more than 50 distribution centers, a network of thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores around the world. Supply Chain professionals from Laakdal, Belgium, to São Paulo, Brasil, make it happen. They constantly push for ways to make Nike’s supply chain faster, more efficient and more responsive to Nike’s always-changing consumer needs.

Description

As an Outbound Logistics Supplier Relationship Manager, you will be part of the global logistics team that will lead implementation of SRM initiatives and projects. You will develop, deploy and manage operational performance / compliance standards as well as drive continuity across the global logistics transportation supplier portfolio in partnership with NIKE geographies.

In this role you will:

  • Utilize your supply chain, supplier relationship management expertise to deploy logistics SRM initiatives with internal/external supply chain leaders

  • Need strong team management and influencing skills in order to lead the coordination and deployment of Nike Inc.’s operational compliance and supplier performance excellence initiative

  • Need experience on logistics processes and landscape of transportation providers (LTL, FTL, Parcel) in different geographies to influence and develop suppliers to deliver Nike capabilities needs across international transportation needs

  • Need to collaborate with global and geography teams to ensure the highest level and consistency of performance, HSE practices and technology is maintained across Nike Inc.’s suppliers, and actively seek their input and perspective when making improvements to existing tools/processes, solving problems and making decisions

  • Will utilize Lean, Outbound Transportation processes and procedures experience to identify collaboration areas with Nike Logistics Suppliers

  • Be expected to navigate the Nike “Matrix” of internal stakeholders and collaboratively make fact-based Health and Safety decisions informed by collective expertise, strategic business priorities, stakeholder input, and most importantly data driven metrics

  • Facilitate meetings with suppliers and internal NIKE stakeholders (eg. project, performance, compliance updates and reviews)

  • Develop, Implement, Manage and measure related performance and supplier Performance Indicators

  • Develop and execute project plans leveraging project management tools/methods

  • Build and manage transition to ensure business change readiness with stakeholders (eg. roles/responsibilities, processes, tools, systems)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or other related area, or equivalent experience

  • 5 yrs experience managing outbound suppliers: UPS, Fedex, etc. (service levels, pricing, supplier relationship development, supplier performance and compliance management)

  • Minimum 5 years practical compliance experience leading, influencing, and executing HSE, Technological and Operational Nike Strategies

  • Experience in Lean and Transportation

  • Experience in transformational leadership concepts, project management, change management, and theory of change in a matrixed organization

  • Experience with transactional leadership concepts, defining KPI’s, analyzing problems, and solving problems.

  • Ability to maintain flexible attitude and approach towards assignments and successfully operate under ambiguous guidelines

  • Experience in leading cross-cultural, cross-functional and virtual teams (including functionally diverse work)

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills (including ability to define problems and lead teams in solving them)

  • High level of proficiency in using desktop tools for communication and analysis, including MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word

  • Travel: 5% of time

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or other related area, or equivalent experience

  • 5 yrs experience managing outbound suppliers: UPS, Fedex, etc. (service levels, pricing, supplier relationship development, supplier performance and compliance management)

  • Minimum 5 years practical compliance experience leading, influencing, and executing HSE, Technological and Operational Nike Strategies

  • Experience in Lean and Transportation

  • Experience in transformational leadership concepts, project management, change management, and theory of change in a matrixed organization

  • Experience with transactional leadership concepts, defining KPI’s, analyzing problems, and solving problems.

  • Ability to maintain flexible attitude and approach towards assignments and successfully operate under ambiguous guidelines

  • Experience in leading cross-cultural, cross-functional and virtual teams (including functionally diverse work)

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills (including ability to define problems and lead teams in solving them)

  • High level of proficiency in using desktop tools for communication and analysis, including MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word

  • Travel: 5% of time

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: 00402568

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Supply Chain