At Air Manufacturing Innovation (Air MI), we deliver on Nike’s most daring dream: giving every athlete the unparalleled sensation of walking on air. Since Nike introduced the Air sole in 1979, no technology has become more synonymous with Nike than Air. Our teams engineer, make and perfect Nike’s most advanced footwear components. Masters of teamwork, we challenge assumptions in order to get faster, drive efficiency and fine-tune technology to deliver quality performance plastic. At our state-of-the-art facilities located in Beaverton, Oregon and St. Charles, Missouri, Air MI is taking Air to places that we never thought possible. Learn more about Nike Air Manufacturing Innovation.
Think you fit the mold? These are the skills we’re looking for to join this world-class team:
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As our Senior Design Engineer I, you will join the team to lead in the product design, development, tooling design and manufacturing of products related to Nike Air. By leveraging your experience in 3D design and engineering, as well as experience and insights in product design and tooling, you’ll identify and create the solution path 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 and ideas, and 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 mold and tooling centers to deliver and lead design projects, 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. At times you will 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.
- BS Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering, or Plastics Engineering, including 5+ years’ experience in the fields of mechanical design and engineering, and/or product design, engineering and tooling design of plastic consumer products
- Proficiency in Solidworks or similar 3D CAD software is required
- Experience in injection molding product design, tooling design, or processing is a plus
- Knowledge or experience in thermoforming is a plus
- Proven track record of innovative design skills on complex consumer products 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
- Strong written and verbal skills is required
- Some lifting of tooling, parts and various equipment (up to 50lb)
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally on occasion
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: 00418764