Innovation Tooling Engineer
As our Innovation Tooling Engineer, you will join the team to assist or lead projects in tooling design and manufacturing of products related to Nike Footwear. By leveraging your experience in 3D design and engineering, as well as experience and insights in injection molding product design and tooling, you’ll identify and explore new and creative paths given the problem(s) or project(s) to which you are assigned. You’ll use concept sketches, 3D design software, simulation software, engineering, machine design knowledge ideas, as well as hands on experience to explore, design, refine and carefully document product design, tooling designs and machine components. You’ll work with designers, developers, engineers and the mold and tooling center to develop solutions and designs, keeping in mind the current state of manufacturing, while always looking forward at new methods, tooling, or processes to push the boundaries of how new products can be manufactured . You will continually research, explore and educate yourself and others on evolving technologies, processes or tooling which makes new innovations in product design or manufacturing possible.
You’ll use various methods of communication to assure key stakeholders are informed of your progress on projects. You will also collaborate with customers, external vendors, and other teams to ensure your designs meet the needs of each project you are involved on.
You’ll stay up to date on the critical skills required for your job through on-site training, conferences, or other functions which enable you to maintain a high level of performance
Qualifications · BS Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering, or Plastics Engineering, including 3-5 years’ experience in the fields of mechanical design and engineering. Four years advanced injection mold & tool design experience may be substituted in lieu of degree
· Experience in injection molding product or tooling design
· Proficiency in NX, Pro Engineer or similar 3D CAD software is required
· Knowledge or experience in prototyping or R&D environment is a plus
· Ability to handle multiple competing projects simultaneously
· Ability to analyze complex problems, develop innovative solutions
and deal with ambiguity and frequent changes in priorities is required
· Strong written and verbal skills is required
· Ability to travel domestically and internationally on occasion
· Mold flow & simulation software experience
· Macros & visual basic development skills to support automation
· Previous CAM and 5 axis programming experience or knowledge
Job ID: 00150547
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.
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