Nike Reliability & Test Engineer in Portland, Oregon

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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.

Innovation is oxygen for Nike, and the company depends on its talented, global workforce to breathe originality and curiosity into everything they do. The Nike Advanced Innovation team strives for lighter, faster, bigger, smarter, smaller, more efficient, more sustainable and more personal. They imagine, research, analyze and invent the next industry-changing technology to advance athletic performance. In roles that span research, design, materials and manufacturing, the Advanced Innovation team looks to the future and focuses on making the seemingly impossible, possible.

Description

Nike+ Smart Sensing is the team within Nike that creates simple, disruptive products such as the Nike+ FuelBand. Smart Sensing Reliability and Test Team develops and executes Test Plans to demonstrate and validate innovative products with respect to reliability and durability to meet and exceed athlete expectations. We develop usage case based test plans to be executed in reliability labs to create reliability models of product performance. You will be developing and executing wear testing of prototype products on athletes to validate lab reliability protocols as well as to gain valuable athlete insights on product proposition. Early engagement with product development teams is critical to success as well as leveraging other groups and resources across Nike.

The person will also be responsible for developing protocols to quantify accuracy of sensors in exercise or team sports environments. Understanding of human physiology and general health and fitness knowledge is big plus. The ability to schedule and manage a variety of testing plans and resources to meet overall project planning is needed skill in the role.

The ability to communicate salient results from testing in ways to be understand across wide audiences is required. Recipients of updates will have varied backgrounds, so the ability to tailor a message is extremely beneficial.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. BS in other engineering disciplines will be considered.

  • Three to seven years of custom reliability test plans of electro-mechanical devices is beneficial. Candidates without experience with electro-mechanical devices may be considered if other areas of needs are exceptional.

  • Basic Knowledge of Statistics, sample size and power of the test calculations and a willingness to learn advanced statistical methods is required.

  • MATLAB or Python skills as well as advanced use of Microsoft Excel are required.

  • Failure Analysis and problem solving skills related to prototype devices are required.

  • Participation and contribution to cross-functional teams is required for success.

Beneficial Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Engineering is beneficial.

  • Experience with participating and leading FMEAs (or other risk management methods) and establishing action plans as outcomes.

  • Experience with working with overseas contract manufactures is a plus.

  • Working with and directing outside resources in executing of pre-defined test protocols is beneficial.

  • Experience with testing of human subjects and is very beneficial.

  • Experience with Statistical Reliability models (Weibull, Crow Method, or RGA) is beneficial. Qualifications Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. BS in other engineering disciplines will be considered.

  • Three to seven years of custom reliability test plans of electro-mechanical devices is beneficial. Candidates without experience with electro-mechanical devices may be considered if other areas of needs are exceptional.

  • Basic Knowledge of Statistics, sample size and power of the test calculations and a willingness to learn advanced statistical methods is required.

  • MATLAB or Python skills as well as advanced use of Microsoft Excel are required.

  • Failure Analysis and problem solving skills related to prototype devices are required.

  • Participation and contribution to cross-functional teams is required for success.

Beneficial Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Engineering is beneficial.

  • Experience with participating and leading FMEAs (or other risk management methods) and establishing action plans as outcomes.

  • Experience with working with overseas contract manufactures is a plus.

  • Working with and directing outside resources in executing of pre-defined test protocols is beneficial.

  • Experience with testing of human subjects and is very beneficial.

  • Experience with Statistical Reliability models (Weibull, Crow Method, or RGA) is beneficial.

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: 00388204

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Advanced Innovation, Product Development