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Extrusion Machine Operator - 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

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WELCOME TO ST. CHARLES AIR MI

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Rewards

  • Cool Tech

  • Sustainability

  • Culture

  • Finance

  • Tuition

  • Fitness

  • Coaching

  • Time Off

Responsibilities

As our Plastic Machine Operator, you'll provide technical assistance and support needed to operate machinery within Nike Air Manufacturing Innovation. You'll set-up, run and adjust manufacturing equipment per specialized standards. You'll fill out production documentation, perform raw material management, conduct mixing and blending of raw material components, manage finished goods packaging, and conduct the grinding of production scrap, in addition to supporting Lean Manufacturing principles.

We currently have the following shifts (Not all shifts may be available):
  • A Shift: Monday - Thursday: 5:12 am - 5:12 pm (Days)
  • B Shift: Monday - Thursday: 5:12 pm - 5:12 am (Nights)
  • C Shift: Friday - Sunday: 5:12 am - 5:12 pm (Days)
  • D Shift: Friday - Sunday: 5:12 pm - 5:12 am (Nights)


Qualifications
  • High School diploma or GED 
  • 1-3 years' experience within a manufacturing, military, or a technical trade 
  • Experience within a plastics manufacturing environment is highly preferred 
  • Machine set-up and troubleshooting experience highly preferred 
  • Proven mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to remove molds and tooling weighing between 30 to 70 lbs. 
  • Ability to utilize torque wrenches and various other hand tools while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment 
  • Ability to calculate basic math problems including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, using fractions and decimals and an understanding of weight and measurement 
  • Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less and at 20 feet or more 
  • Ability to identify and distinguish product clarity and apparent defects while monitoring the product process 
  • Knowledge of general manufacturing principles of mechanical, electrical, electronics, hydraulics and pneumatics 
  • Experience working in a team environment to meet production goals 
  • Proven ability to handle multiple requests and competing priorities in order to meet production deadlines


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.


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