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.


Job Responsibilities:

Build Industry Leading Supply Chain:

  • Optimize and govern the source base:

  • Develop business relationships with key vendors

  • Partner with vendors to create vision and strategy for mutual benefit

  • Align, evolve, and communicate strategies

  • Lead and develop initiatives with vendors to improve their capabilities and performance

Accelerate Materials Excellence:

  • Partner with the ACE team on seasonal pricing strategy/ focus. Drive evaluation of results and execution.

  • Increase the visibility of vendor capabilities to enable PCCs, GLAM, and PI

  • Collaborate with PCCs, GLAM, PI to identify process improvement opportunities and create action plans

Lead with Innovation:

  • Collaborate on projects with Innovation and Research teams

  • Engage with Material Manufacturing teams and vendors to foster innovation and steer investment


  • Mentor and lead Material Manufacturing Managers/ Directors as indirect reports

  • Provide material costing strategic guidance. Coach the Material Mfg team to achieve the best possible costs from our suppliers each season.

  • Be a team player and excellent communicator as a global leader in material manufacturing


·Oversee the materials manufacturing process from initial concept through to commercialization and production.

·Manages team and sets team and individual goals that align with department and function goals. Coaches staff, creates opportunities for staff development, makes hiring decisions, drives performance management, recognition, and rewards. Develops team structure that facilitates and maximizes individual and team performance.

·Keeps abreast of market trends, group goals, new technology, and process innovation throughout the textile and trims community. Utilizes internal and external partnerships that leverage resources and enhance business group effectiveness.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree holder in relevant disciplines with minimum of 8 or 9 years direct work experience in the field.

  • Expert knowledge in materials, manufacturing, and garment creation.

  • Proficient project manager and problem solver with ability to mentor the most senior personnel on the most complex projects.

  • Strong influencing skills and ability to champion complex projects.

  • Demonstrated leadership capability including the ability to mentor and motivate personnel in the function.

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: 9536

Location: Taiwan-Taiwan-Taipei

Job Category: Global Apparel Product Creation