Nike Converse Sourcing Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

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Nike and Converse are places to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We’re looking for people who can grow, think, dream, and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders, and visionaries with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Our Global Procurement team helps Nike, Inc. win by leveraging our suppliers and our scale. We partner with our stakeholders to drive value. We challenge the status quo and bring innovative thinking. We use facts to create leverage. We are motivated by results, not by process. And we act as one team across the globe. We are a magnet and engine for talent – we bring in the best people from across the globe, challenge them to grow and help them build a career at Nike, Inc., within or beyond Procurement.

Sourcing Analyst Overview

Global Procurement is looking for an impact-driven Strategic Sourcing Analyst who will join our team at Converse Headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, primarily supporting the Converse business. You will be a part of a dynamic, high performing team of sourcing professionals supporting Nike and Converse strategic priorities.

You will join our Global Procurement analyst program with exposure to all elements of our organization – materials & packaging, brand, retail, supply chain, digital, technology, services and so on. You will partner with directors and sourcing managers to drive impact in each of these areas. You will have the unique opportunity to gain experience and exposure across the Converse and Nike brands.

As part of the analyst program, you will have the opportunity to experience multiple sourcing categories and to build a broad portfolio of Nike and Converse experience. You will be trained in and deploy our Procurement Framework, including sourcing strategy, sourcing execution, and supplier relationship management. You will co-build strategies based on overall Converse, Nike, and Global Procurement objectives, supply market dynamics and rigorous cost analytics. You will work with your team to execute these strategies using Procurement skills that includes: spend analysis, requirements planning, risk management, market analysis, strategy development, competitive bidding (RFx), supplier negotiations, supplier selection, contracting, supplier management, cost savings methodology, performance reporting, and proficiency with sourcing tools.

As you progress through the analyst program you will tackle challenging hands-on work, take part in regular trainings, gain exposure to key stakeholders, and benefit from coaching and feedback. Our analyst program aims to recruit top talent and accelerate their development.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Up to 2 years’ work experience & Analytical background (Finance, Engineering, etc.)

  • Strong Excel, math, and cost modeling skills (finance, engineering) strongly preferred

  • Ability to comb through large amounts of data, analyze, draw conclusions, and present a coherent viewpoint

  • Evidence of entrepreneurial spirit, leadership positions, and ambition

  • Business coursework and database/coding experience preferred

  • Project management abilities

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, creative problem solver & want to get their “hands dirty”

  • Able to think on their feet and articular problems well

  • Passion for the Nike and Converse brands


  • Previous experience or coursework focused on procurement, operations, supply chain, or finance

  • Track-record of demonstrating an entrepreneurial spirit in fast-paced environment

  • General financial skills/knowledge


  • Previous experience or coursework focused on procurement, operations, supply chain, or finance

  • Track-record of demonstrating an entrepreneurial spirit in fast-paced environment

  • General financial skills/knowledge

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: 00396752

Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Job Category: Procurement, Converse I, Corporate Services, Converse