Nike Rapid Prototype Engineer I 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.

The first spark of a product idea sets the Nike 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.

Description

As our RP Engineer I, you will support the daily process engineering needs of our internal Rapid Prototyping Lab. You will be responsible for ensuring operation and upgrading strategic prototyping processes which produce high end physical prototypes.

You will design and execute experiments to understand key variables between material, process, tooling and equipment. You’ll provide technical support to maintain, repair and/or replace equipment and tooling, as well as, modify existing prototype equipment to improve both reliability and functionality.

In addition, you will help drive and develop process engineering strategies for other manufacturing and prototyping groups within WHQ PCC. You’ll support prototype process development to increase capabilities and create optimized workflows utilizing Lean Manufacturing methods to minimize waste and maximize efficiencies.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Chemical Engineering, Plastics Engineering, or other manufacturing related degree

  • 1-3 years experience in Footwear manufacturing and prototyping

  • 4 additional years directly related work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree

  • Experience troubleshooting industrial machinery which requires strong knowledge in both electrical and mechanical systems

  • Experience or classwork in Design of Experiments and strong statistical skills preferred

  • Exposure to Lean manufacturing principles preferred

  • Possess a detailed and methodical approach to problem solving

  • Ability to work with associates of all levels including directors, managers, engineers, machine operators, external maintenance technicians, and external vendors

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Chemical Engineering, Plastics Engineering, or other manufacturing related degree

  • 1-3 years experience in Footwear manufacturing and prototyping

  • 4 additional years directly related work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree

  • Experience troubleshooting industrial machinery which requires strong knowledge in both electrical and mechanical systems

  • Experience or classwork in Design of Experiments and strong statistical skills preferred

  • Exposure to Lean manufacturing principles preferred

  • Possess a detailed and methodical approach to problem solving

  • Ability to work with associates of all levels including directors, managers, engineers, machine operators, external maintenance technicians, and external vendors

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: 00383640

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Product Development, Global Footwear Product Creation