Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
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, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
The first spark of a product idea sets the NIKE, Inc. Product team into motion. The team of developers, testers, engineers, designers and managers obsess over Nike’s iconic silhouettes and create groundbreaking new styles.
They collaborate, ideate and refine products’ construction, fit and materials. They maintain a keen understanding of consumer and market trends.
They skillfully operate at the intersection of buyer needs, technical feasibility and business objectives. And they work lockstep with Merchandising, Design, Manufacturing and others to produce the final result : products that reflect the soul of sport and inspire athletes to reach new levels of performance.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR
As the Materials Innovator II with NXT Materials, you'll develop and apply material expertise to fuel and support strategic efforts in the field of sustainability within Nike Explore Team (NXT)
You will be asked to integrate textiles expertise to drive various sustainability programs across all Apparel material innovation technologies
WHAT WILL YOU WORK ON
You will be involved in the overall process of material development from ideation through commercialization within an emphasis on partner relationship and management in Asia
You will also collaborate with Nike apparel lab to explore new test method development for material research projects that fall outside the normal realm of industry testing standards and protocols
You will continually reseach and analyze new materials opportunities and technologies in the marketplace. You will work on digital tools to facilitate data informed decision
WHO WILL YOU WORK ON
You will collaborate with NXT Product Creation teams and Sustainability teams to develop new textile solutions for a variety of materials and processes
You'll manage and work with external textile partners, finishing & machinery suppliers, and laboratory testing personnel to ensure that relevant materials and processes meet all required performance specifications
You will conduct presentations and educational seminars to developers, designers, and other interested groupsWHAT YOU BRING :
Bachelor's degree in Textile Science, Textile Engineering / Technology, Design, or related field.
A Master’s degree is a plus
Minimum 5-10 years' relevant work experience preferred.
Requires knowledge and hands-on experience of knit, woven & non-woven textiles. Familiarity with the state-of-the-art technologies in textiles, manufacturing and finishing processes.
Requires knowledge and experience on Fibers and yarn.
Ability to communicate effectively and work under tight timelines and with limited information.
Strong interpersonal effectiveness, project management and data-based decision making (i.e. statistical methods) track record.
Ability to work with a moderate level of guidance and direction and effectively elevate strategic concerns to senior management in a timely manner.
Ability to make decisions within guidelines and policies that impact own priorities and allocation of time to meet deadlines.
Self-motivated and driven to exceed expectations.
Strong team orientation.
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.