Sr Field Innovation Engineer - Apparel & Equipment
Core Accountabilities Innovation to Scale Work with innovation factory partners on method of make, machinery investigation and setting up lines to scale manufacturing Run pre-production trials with Nike/factory teams to validate process and scalability Partner with Innovation teams to make early recommendations on prototyping techniques and tooling solutions Drive to Identify/alleviate potential manufacturing or efficiency concerns. Ensure that these concerns are properly resolved as product transitions into manufacturing. Standardize and document manufacturing process/machinery and best practices in order to copy/paste in different locations Manufacturing Innovation Interact with Innovation teams and Functional Mgmt. to insure proven and tested readiness of new technologies and methods of make prior to production. Research new technologies and machinery inside and outside of the industry Identify areas of opportunity to increase production capabilities Communication Document and communicate Process, Machinery and Tooling information to extended cross-functional teams Build and refine communication tools and templates for the Manufacturing Innovation organization. Complete Manufacturing Readiness Assessment documentation for key projects Build strong relationships and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders Requirements Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Textile or Chemical Engineering or related fields Minimum 5-8 years Apparel or related product type engineering and/or manufacturing experience; Product knowledge and thorough understanding of textile based product creation and manufacturing process. Strong knowledge in both electrical and mechanical systems. This position is expected to be very hands on. Demonstrated skills in, project engineering, problem solving and result orientation Proficiency in 3D CAD (Solidworks or similar) preferred Proficiency in Microsoft Office (word, excel, powerpoint) required English and local language, effective verbal and written communication skills including presenting technical information. Ability to travel within Asia and US.
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