Nike Pre-Season Operations Director, Global MPO Seasonal Execution 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.

Nike Supply Chain experts ensure that every year 900 million pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right destination on time. That’s no easy task. The complex process involves more than 50 distribution centers, a network of thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores around the world. Supply Chain professionals from Laakdal, Belgium, to São Paulo, Brasil, make it happen. They constantly push for ways to make Nike’s supply chain faster, more efficient and more responsive to Nike’s always-changing consumer needs.

Description

As a member of Nike’s Seasonal Execution team, the Pre-Season Operations Director will work alongside experienced operations and planning professionals passionate about driving innovation in Nike’s global supply chain strategy and operations.

The Pre-Season Operations Director will leverage a strong background in operations, data analysis, quantitative modeling, and excellent collaboration & communication skills to build capabilities that elevate service and performance for consumers worldwide.

The Pre-Season Operations Director will be a critical cross-functional voice to ensure Nike has the right product, in the right amounts, at the right time. This role will lead the supply mode management activities for Global MPO, including the execution of our supply modes decisions (including Air Freight). In addition, this role will influence and implement process improvements to drive holistic seasonal performance across the globe, maximizing revenue-generating actions and ensuring inventory is optimized in the marketplace.

For this role the following skills are required:

 MS Office

 Project Management

 Team Management

 Data Analytics

 Strategy development and executive storytelling

Key Accountabilities

Lead the Team

• Create and lead a world class team; drive high team engagement

• Provide opportunities for growth and visibility

• Develop future facing skill sets and mind sets

• Positive, can-do attitude that lifts the collective team

• Guide teams to standardize, simplify and ensure consistent reporting in alignment with MPO objectives

Create the Future

• Define and operationalize supply optimization processes (including air freight optimization)

• Manage the development of new capabilities, KPIs and advanced analytics to inform & manage in-bound transit mode decisions

• Collaborate with planning and analytics teams to create increasingly responsive supply to align with consumer demand

Deliver the Business

• Create a high performing culture by developing measures of health, and sharing results key business leaders

• Partner with DSM and Logistics to provide input into inventory and order book flow needs aligned with factory, logistics, and marketplace capacity

• Monitor, leverage, and improve KPIs to optimize productivity/performance of Inventory, Coverage, Cancellations, Contract call-offs, Service, and Cost-To-Serve (C2S), etc.

• Seek best practices tools & processes within MPO and implement where applicable

• Lead strategic projects across the MPO Seasonal Execution network

• Develop multi-year strategic vision, plans and capability roadmaps that support Nike and Seasonal Execution business goals

Qualifications

  • Strong quantitative (i.e. statistics, optimization, simulation), data visualization and communication skills

  • Deep process and operational experience, including Supply Chain, Logistics, Project Management, and Process Improvement with progressive responsibility

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts simply, verbally and in writing. Ability to create high quality project reports and simple, succinct, visually compelling PowerPoint presentations

  • Ability to effectively respond to questions from leadership team, clients, and colleagues; influence decision making; and implement project deliverables

  • Strategy development & planning experience

  • Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments

  • Passionate about problem solving

  • Change agent/change management skillset

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new advanced analytics toolsets quickly and independently

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Masters/MBA preferred Interest in telling stories, both written and verbal

  • Understanding of SAP systems, and Cognos a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines in a team environment

Qualifications

  • Strong quantitative (i.e. statistics, optimization, simulation), data visualization and communication skills

  • Deep process and operational experience, including Supply Chain, Logistics, Project Management, and Process Improvement with progressive responsibility

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts simply, verbally and in writing. Ability to create high quality project reports and simple, succinct, visually compelling PowerPoint presentations

  • Ability to effectively respond to questions from leadership team, clients, and colleagues; influence decision making; and implement project deliverables

  • Strategy development & planning experience

  • Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments

  • Passionate about problem solving

  • Change agent/change management skillset

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new advanced analytics toolsets quickly and independently

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Masters/MBA preferred Interest in telling stories, both written and verbal

  • Understanding of SAP systems, and Cognos a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines in a team environment

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: 00416301

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Supply Chain