Additive Process Engineer II

Nike Beaverton, OR

About the Job

Job Description

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
  • Organized
  • Team Player
  • Industrious
  • Multi-tasker
  • Productive
  • Efficient
  • Flexible
  • 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

MEET NIKE AIR MI PLASTIC MACHINE OPERATORS Explore a career in Beaverton, Oregon

MEET NIKE AIR MI PLASTIC MACHINE OPERATORS Explore a career in St. Charles, Missouri

WELCOME TO ST. CHARLES AIR MI Message from Cheryl Renne, General Manager

MEET THE NIKE AIR MI MAINTENANCE TEAM Explore a career at both facilities

  • Cool Tech
  • Sustainability
  • Culture
  • Finance
  • Tuition
  • Fitness
  • Coaching
  • Time Off


As our Additive Manufacturing Process Engineer, you will be a leader and a key collaborator in the development and advancement of additive manufacturing in support of Nike Air development. You will work with cross functional teams that may consist of Design Engineers, Tooling Engineers, Manufacturing Technicians, Machinists, Process Engineers, and other teams within Nike to support Air MI strategy. We're looking for an Additive Process Engineer who can provide the following:
  • Create and continually improve Additive process standards in support of Air MI Additive strategy
  • Be an advocate for Additive manufacturing - and assist others in the adoption of Additive solutions - in support of organizational goals
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand and communicate the technical aspects of Additive - including processes, equipment operation, and design
  • Create standards and train Technicians in Additive manufacturing processes
  • Identify Environment, Health, and Safety improvement opportunities
  • Stay current with latest technologies, equipment, and materials
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct equipment issues
  • Establish calibration, qualification, and TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) processes
  • Develop strong working relationships with Air MI Additive stakeholders
  • Identify and implement improvements to impact quality, cost, and delivery
  • Identify and share best-practices with other Nike Additive groups


  • BS Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Plastics Engineering, or similar field
  • 2+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with Additive manufacturing
  • Familiarity with Solidworks or similar 3D CAD software is desired
  • Strong written and verbal skills are required
  • Experience with product design and tooling is a plus
  • Experience with process improvement is desired
  • Ability to handle multiple competing projects simultaneously
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and frequent changes in priorities is required
  • Some lifting of tooling and equipment (up to 50lb)
  • Travel up to 10%