Process Engineer II
About the Job
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:
- Team Player
- 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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As our Process Engineer II, you will support the daily manufacturing engineering needs of our production of Nike Air products. You will be responsible for ensuring operation and upgrading strategic manufacturing processes, which produce Nike Air components. You will design experiments to understand key variables between material, process, tooling and equipment. You'll provide technical support to maintain, repair and/or replace equipment and tooling, as well as, modify existing production equipment to improve both reliability and functionality. In addition, you will help facilitate engineering activities for new products. You'll support prototype development runs and encourage commercialization of new processes and tooling while utilizing Lean Manufacturing methods to minimize waste and enhance efficiencies.
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Chemical Engineering, Plastics Engineering or other manufacturing related degree
- 4 additional years' closely related work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree
- 3 years of experience in Process Engineering within a high-volume manufacturing production environment, plastics and/or packaging preferred
- Experience troubleshooting industrial machinery which requires thorough knowledge in both electrical and mechanical systems
- Experience or classwork in Design of Experiments and excellent statistical skills preferred
- Exposure to Lean manufacturing principles preferred
- Possess a detailed and methodical approach to problem solving
- Ability to work with associates of all levels including directors, managers, engineers, machine operators, quality technicians, line supervisors, and maintenance technicians.
- Knowledge of plastics processing a plus.
- Process knowledge of injection molding a plus.
- Process knowledge of thermoforming a plus.
- Process knowledge of radio frequency and other plastics welding technologies a plus.