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Solutions Design Manager

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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.

The Nike, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accountants, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide — making the impossible happen every single day.

Description

As part of the Solutions Design Team, the Solutions Design Manager will work across the Global Fulfillment groups and functions, to provide subject matter expertise specific to Business/Operational Process to managers, leads, and project teams, for the design of geo infrastructure projects in support of Nike Supply Chain strategy and operational excellence.


Key Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:
  • You will support the Geo’s in designing new processes/DC’s based on global and local market needs.
  • Lead collaborative Design activities in partnership with Geo’s, internal and external partners.
  • CoLead Detailed Design activities together with NDS and safeguard our global template.
  • Codeliver defined capabilities that connect process design & execution, people and technology and is globally consistent & locally relevant in line with future needs.
  • Collaborate on and communicate technology strategy and priorities to the business at all levels.                                                                               
  • Involved in network strategy work to support the future in line with best practice and latest developments at a distribution level.                   
What success looks like:
  • Solution delivery positively impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives for Nike, Inc.
  • Understands customer's business drivers and changes in priorities.
  • Able to apply business expertise to achieve financial and operational objectives within projects, programs and department activities
  • Demonstrates tight partnership with BP&R, TM, NLS, and Technology workstream resources and activities
  • Able to facilitate the resolution of complex technical, operational and organizational issues and challenges
  • Establishes productive relationships with GEO project counterparts to provide coaching and assistance to ensure consistent project/program delivery across Nike’s global portfolio.


Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain/Logistics related majors. A Master’s degree in a related field preferred, but not required
  • Minimum of 5 years of specific experience working with Network Strategies, DC Solutions Design, DC Start Ups, Retrofits, WM implementations, DC Operations, Project Management, and methodologies within global project delivery
  • Experience leading Logistics and more specifically Node / DC Solutions     
  • Experience in guiding “Lean” improvement processes and understand the importance of flow in a process.                                                                    
  • Extensive experience in Distribution and/or Logistics in a large multinational organization is a +                                                                   
  • As a good system thinker, you view the organization as a collection of linked processes and systems. In this, you understand how changes in a specific area impact the whole.
  • Experience in Warehouse Management Systems or large technology implementation
  • Proven ability to navigate and get things done within a large and complex organization
  • Proven ability to influence others, at multiple levels of the organization, from entry level employees to executives
  • Proven presentation and facilitation skills, including high profile, executive communications
  • Demonstrated experience working in team oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others
  • Demonstrated experience working successfully in a highly matrixed work environment 
  • Travel: 30-50%


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 00429595

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