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Director Production Operations-AIR MI

St. Charles, Missouri, United States

Overview

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.

Success Profile

Think you fit the mold? These are the skills we’re looking for to join this world-class team:

  • Detail-Oriented

    10
  • Organized

    10
  • Team Player

    10
  • Industrious

    9
  • Multi-tasker

    9
  • Productive

    9
  • Efficient

    8
  • Flexible

    8
  • proactive
  • self-starter
  • versatile
  • confident
  • quick-thinking
  • socially conscious
I come to work every day because I know the Nike brand is not just about shoes, it’s a way of life.

Daryl Coleman Plastic Machine Operator

Nike is a great place to work. We encourage employees to feel self assured with their skills and to always reach their full potential.

Cristell Arriaga Plastic Machine Operator

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MEET NIKE AIR MI PLASTIC MACHINE OPERATORS

Explore a career in Beaverton, Oregon

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MEET NIKE AIR MI PLASTIC MACHINE OPERATORS

Explore a career in St. Charles, Missouri

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WELCOME TO ST. CHARLES AIR MI

Message from Cheryl Renne, General Manager

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MEET THE NIKE AIR MI MAINTENANCE TEAM

Explore a career at both facilities

Rewards

  • Cool Tech

  • Sustainability

  • Culture

  • Finance

  • Tuition

  • Fitness

  • Coaching

  • Time Off

Responsibilities

As our Director of Manufacturing, you will provide leadership and management of our St. Charles, Missouri plastics manufacturing operations. You will formulate the business strategy and goals for the Manufacturing Department including responsibility for day to day manufacturing of our product. This Director will be an effective team player with our cross functional partners within safety, quality, supply chain, engineering, and maintenance to ensure cohesive communication and the production of high quality, cost effective product in a safe environment.


This Director will also play an important role in working with the successful transition of new products/processes into manufacturing. You will be expected to use your knowledge and experience to drive a culture of continuous improvement throughout the organization. 



Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or related field preferred. 
• Minimum of 8 years relevant work experience in manufacturing required. 
• Strong leadership  and communication skills with experience driving change in a collaborative manner. 
• Supervisory experience with a demonstrated progression in leadership responsibility. 
• Lean Manufacturing or similar principles experience with demonstrated continuous improvement skills. 
• Experience developing strategic plans and metrics for high volume manufacturing. 
• ISO or similar manufacturing quality systems knowledge a plus  
• Knowledge of Safety regulations in a manufacturing setting preferred. 
• SAP knowledge a plus. 



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: 00442004

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