Nike Footwear Stitching Specialist in Beaverton, Oregon
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION INCLUDE:
2+ years professional stitching experience
Relevant work experience in product development, manufacturing or product creation
Passion for hands-on making
Innovative mindset and “big-picture-thinker”
Creative and critical problem-solving skills
Thrive in fast-paced product creation low-volume manufacturing environment
Effective communication and project management skills
Non-proprietary portfolio or work example if selected as a finalist; 2d (standard) and 3d stitching (complex)
Ability to travel 5% of the time domestically and internationally
The first spark of a product idea sets the Nike, Inc. 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.
As a Footwear (FW) Stitching Specialist, you will be a critical member of the Footwear Production Team within Nike WHQ’s Product Creation Center. You will be working on high profile projects supporting our Global FW Development, NXT, and Brand partners. Your technical expertise will be utilized to build Performance, Lifestyle, and sample footwear models using traditional and innovative stitching processes.
Execute technical tasks in collaboration with FW Production teammates
Accurately communicate updates, delays, production forecast, issues, and questions with peers and managers
Identify opportunities to improve throughput, quality, and stakeholder communication
On-the-fly problem solving
Provide technical feedback to stakeholders (internal and external)
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, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.
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