Product Capabilities Manager (BB-CC169)
Found in: Neuvoo CN
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 first spark of a product idea sets the NIKE, Inc. Product team into motion. The team of developers, testers, engineers, designers and managers obsess over Nike’s iconic silhouettes and create groundbreaking new styles. They collaborate, ideate and refine products’ construction, fit and materials. They maintain a keen understanding of consumer and market trends. They skillfully operate at the intersection of buyer needs, technical feasibility and business objectives. And they work lockstep with Merchandising, Design, Manufacturing and others to produce the final result: products that reflect the soul of sport and inspire athletes to reach new levels of performance.As our Manager of Product Capabilities, you will leverage an expert knowledge of the E2E product commercialization process to manage "seasonless" apparel product developments to support Nike’s long term strategy with key factories. These developments are accomplished through traditional & digital sampling cycles, factory assessments & collaboration with in-house experts. You’ll analyze a factory’s traditional and digital product creation operations and solve product or process executional challenges to meet Nike’s product, performance and business goals.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The candidate needs to have a strong Product Creation background, be a strategic thinker and have an analytical mind-set. This role requires a working knowledge of 3D tools & technologies such as CLO and Browzwear. Someone who is eager to embrace new processes, tools and technologies and be able to utilize data for analysis and decision making. We’re looking for a strong collaborator, teacher and advocate.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
You’ll partner with our Global Development Standards teams to verify traditional cut & sew standards with our factories, as well as determine the competency of our factory base using 3D virtual prototyping and sampling. You’ll also be responsible to measure a factory’s implementation of Nike’s construction standards against defined metrics and prepare comprehensive summaries and recommendations for stake-holders. A typical week includes refining and defining process, managing development exercises and collaborating with cross-functional partners at key decision points. You may also be responsible for managing and motivating a local team of product experts and become a relied upon player to define solutions in support of new product processes to re-invigorate cross-dimensional product standardization.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You will be reporting to our WHQ based Capability Director in the Global Apparel Development team as well as working alongside our extended PCC, Development and functional teams throughout the globe. You’ll provide product executional recommendations and support to the Technical Design, Development, and Sourcing communities and be at the forefront of implementing new processes, data collection and reporting across the business.WHAT YOU BRING
• Bachelor's degree in Apparel Development or Manufacturing, Textile Science, or related field
• Minimum 5 years' apparel development or manufacturing experience
• Advanced knowledge of the apparel development process from inception through production, including but not limited to construction, pattern making, grading, costing, manufacturing, graphic embellishments, materials and machinery
• Ability to act as a technical resource and mentor others; lead initiatives and project teams
• Demonstrated skill in problem solving and results orientation
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to manage a high workload and multiple projects
• Proficiency with MS Office, AirTable and Tableau
• Ability to use Adobe Illustrator and CAD Pattern Design software (CLO/ Browzwear/ Optitex) highly desired
• Ability to travel 10-15% of the time including International travel
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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