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Sustaining Mechanical Engineer II

Sustaining Mechanical Engineer II

Portland | Oregon | United States

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.

Innovation is oxygen for NIKE, Inc., and the company depends on its talented, global workforce to breathe originality and curiosity into everything they do. The Nike Advanced Innovation team strives for lighter, faster, bigger, smarter, smaller, more efficient, more sustainable and more personal. They imagine, research, analyze and invent the next industry-changing technology to advance athletic performance. In roles that span research, design, materials and manufacturing, the Advanced Innovation team looks to the future and focuses on making the seemingly impossible, possible.

Nike Smart Systems Engineering envisions, develops, and commercializes the future of digitally enabled and connected products that serve the athlete. We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team. As a Sustaining Mechanical Engineer for Nike Smart Systems Engineering, you will be responsible for optimization of the mechanical design of innovative, adaptive products that help make athletes better. In this role, you will work closely with various functional teams, including Design, Product Innovation, Engineering, and Manufacturing. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to collaborate globally with engineering development partners and contract manufacturing teams. Join us and help create the future of sport.
- Serve as a mechanical engineering resource to product teams to enable inline product creation.
- Drive collaboration between engineering, design, and consumer experience teams.
- Use concept sketches, engineering design/ideas, and other communication methods to assure clear understanding of technological capabilities and limitations of mechanical systems and manufacturing methods.
- Use CAD and other tools to simulate engineering structure, materials, and product designs.
- Create specifications and quotation documentation in order to lead external professional services firms (domestic and international) and factories to create prototypes, proofs-of-concept, and product concepts for the product development team.
- Perform failure analysis and identify root cause of consumer returns. Feed this information back to product teams and make necessary design updates.
- Facilitate inline product expansion opportunities through design optimization, cost-down exercises, and component second sourcing.

- Master's or Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field
- Minimum 2 years of work experience in mechanical design and product development
- Mechanical engineering experience in the consumer electronics or medical industry is highly preferred
- Experience working in sporting goods industry is a plus
- Excellent creativity, communication, presentation, problem solving, and time-management skills are required
- High-level understanding of adjacent technical disciplines (industrial design and electrical engineering) required
- Experience working closely with Design teams to preserve design intent required
- Proficiency in parametric modeling software (e.g. SolidWorks) required
- Ability to travel up to 20% of the time
- Available for occasional late-afternoon/evening conference calls

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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