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Procurement Manager/Chemical Materials

Procurement Manager/Chemical Materials

Beaverton | Oregon | United States

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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, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Finance, Corporate Services

Like any winning team, Nike, Inc. relies on talented, ambitious individuals to thrive. Every day, the Corporate Service teams raise the bar on excellence. The diverse disciplines that make up these teams include Finance, Facilities, Legal, Human Resources, Procurement, Child Development, Administrative Support, Strategic Planning and more. Corporate Services drives innovation in process, technologies and services, while fueling the company with exceptional levels of support.

Today, the opportunities for growth across Nike, Inc.'s business portfolio offer more potential than ever. Nike Finance employees play a key role in that progress by identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to drive value for every Nike shareholder. They manage accounting and reporting for Nike's multi-billion-dollar global investment portfolio, debt and equity instruments, and other Treasury activities. They strategize, forecast, audit, analyze, budget, research and lead important decisions. Across Nike's diverse geographies and businesses, Finance employees deliver far more than just the numbers.
Description

Nike Material Procurement experts ensure that every year 900 million pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment are sourced to meet the needs of our consumers and internal business partners. That's no easy task. The complex process involves more than 20,000 materials, a global network of hundreds of suppliers, and more than 500 manufacturing locations around the world. Nike Global Procurement professionals constantly push for ways to make Nike's manufacturing processes faster, more efficient, and more responsive to Nike's always-changing consumer needs.

We are looking for a Chemical Materials Sourcing Manager who will develop and lead global strategies to manage our global Footwear Chemical Materials portfolio.  This is a highly visible role allowing the opportunity to lead and inspire, while helping to define Nike's future in this space.  You will be a part of a global team located in key geographies reporting into the Global Director, Chemicals & Packaging Procurement while interfacing closely with our Chemical Engineering and Product Creation teams globally.  Working in Nike's Procurement business will be rewarding, it will be challenging, and it will most definitely not be just another job. 

As our Chemical Materials Sourcing Manager, you will lead managing the supply base in order provide the footwear community access to relevant, price competitive, and inspiring materials.  You will be responsible for driving scale of commodities to support direct procurement initiatives and ensuring such initiatives are implemented seamlessly.  By understanding supplier capabilities, capacities, performance, and supply chains, you will help provide direction to internal teams and manufacturing partners in alignment with Nike sourcing an vendor management strategies. 

Business partner engagement will be critical, and you will be responsible for managing and fostering key relationships from Innovation to Execution, with both internal partners and external vendors. 


Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in Direct Procurement or Strategic Sourcing with a deep understanding of  manufacturing processes
  • Superior communication and presentation skills, with strong influencing and persuasive talents
  • Track-record of demonstrating an entrepreneurial spirit and proven leadership
  • Ability to analyze data for capacity and usage information
  • Strong understanding of materials, footwear construction, and product creation process preferred
  • TCO approach to spend management (supply management, demand management, process management)
  • Familiarity with product management and development approaches, including consumer insights and competitive product analysis
  • Experience working cross-culturally on global categories, with leadership, influencing and communication skills gained across a range of cultural environments
  • Strong project management, including developing action plans, identifying deliverables, and presenting results
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Must be willing to travel
  • MBA or advanced analytical degree is preferred


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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