Supply Chain Engineering Director – North America Logistics

Nike Inc.
Memphis, TN, USA
Posted 21 hours ago
Full time

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 NIKE, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide — making the impossible happen every single day.

As the Director of Supply Chain Engineering, you will lead a team of Engineers responsible for driving infrastructure and MHE, continuous improvement and sustainability projects throughout Nike's North American Distribution and Fulfillment Network as well as leading an insights and analytics team. This includes process or business changes to stand up new capabilities, reduce operating costs, improve service, and increase capacity. Key functions of this critical role include:

  • Hiring and developing a diverse team of Engineers. Talent development is a primary function of the Director role.
  • Developing arguments for capital investments and seeking approval for these investments including RFP and AR processes.
  • Providing thought-leadership and innovative ideas to tackle supply chain problems.
  • Streamlining and optimizing fulfillment activities across the network.
  • Supporting project work related to Nike’s Global Sustainability objectives, inclusive of identifying new project work.
  • Setting strategic goals for an engineered standards program; managing successful implementations; and ensuring proper maintenance.
  • Establishing and maintaining DC processing and storage capacity models for all Nike DCs in North America network.
  • Leading analytical studies in collaboration with operations, targeting continuous process improvement.
  • Providing courses of action and options for company expansion, operations, consolidation, engineering layouts, equipment selection, staffing, ergonomics, training, and optimization of resource utilization to improve competitive position for the broader organization.
  • Establishing a strong partnership with all internal customers. This primarily includes DC operations but also includes Nike Tech, NLS, Maintenance and Process Excellence teams.

You will report directly to the Senior Director of North American Engineering, Maintenance, and Facilities.

Critical Qualifications/Experiences
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related engineering/technical discipline or combination of relevant education, experience, and training
  • Experience leading teams of professional Engineers in corporate and field environments.
  • 10 years of progressive experience in order fulfillment-related engineering, operations management, financial accounting and process costing.
  • Experience leading teams in project work supporting direct-to-consumer (ecommerce) fulfillment operations.
  • A background in the design, justification, and implementation of large-scale Material Handling Solutions. Preferably for apparel/footwear business.
  • Direct ownership of capital budgets.
  • Hands-on experience in the development and implementation of Engineered Standards programs and Labor Management tools.
  • Strong knowledge of Industrial Engineering methods, tools and measurements including but not limited to.
  • Strong project management and vendor managements skills.
  • Competency in the use of work method measurement tools, information storage and retrieval, databases, spreadsheets and reporting techniques.
  • Ability to effectively deliver training programs across all levels of the organization.
Preferred Qualifications/Experiences
  • Previous roles in Distribution Center Operations Management.
  • Experience in Strategic Business Planning.
  • Direct P&L accountability.
  • Experience managing teams remotely.

Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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.

Disclaimer: Job listings provided by employers and recruiting agencies. We are not responsible for the content of these listings. Report this listing