Senior Pattern Engineer - Manufacturing Innovation in Beaverton, OR

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

NIKE, Inc   •  

Beaverton, OR 97005

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


8 - 10 years

Posted 48 days ago

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

Global Footwear Product Creation, Product Development

Nike, Inc. Product Development is key to making next-level products. The first spark of an idea puts the team in motion, ultimately transforming a designer's sketch into a commercially viable product. The teams of developers, testers, engineers and designers collaborate on refining each product's construction, fit and style. Using advancements in technology and sustainable design, the Product Development teams accelerate innovation while reflecting the soul of sport.

The first spark of a product idea sets the Nike, Inc. Footwear Product Creation team into motion. The team of footwear developers, testers, engineers and designers strive for product excellence. They obsess over shoes, while collaborating, ideating and refining the product's construction, fit and style. They use groundbreaking advancements in technology and sustainable design to accelerate innovation. 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.


Will be responsible for disrupting and inventing methods of footwear making to ensure that athletes are served with the best product that can be produced quickly, affordably and sustainably in Beaverton, OR. Will leverage expert level footwear making knowledge, combined with break-through technologies and processes to create the future of footwear manufacturing. Will utilize industry expertise spanning end-to-end product creation from a blank page, raw design, concept innovation, and invention of new process and technology, including the application of divergent technologies. Will require mastery of all phases of footwear development and creation. Will review the limitations of technology, consider how to apply its capabilities, and how to "hack" the technology to create and invent new methods of footwear make. Will perform both scientific and technological investigation directed toward the acquisition of new knowledge and will utilize creativity to develop new and innovative solutions. Will apply learned knowledge to develop proof-of-concept prototypes; devise methods and tools for modeling, and analyze and develop products and services. Will have three to five direct subordinates. Will engage in 20 percent or less domestic and international travel.


Education: Bachelor's degree in industrial design, industrial engineering, product engineering, or manufacturing engineering. Will also accept no education

Experience: Bachelor's degree and eight years of overall progressive experience in footwear manufacturing with multiple types of footwear. Will also accept no education and 10 years of overall progressive experience in footwear manufacturing with multiple types of footwear.


6 years of experience: (1) industrial design, including translating sketches to manufactural pattern constructions; (2) industrial engineering, including optimizing machines and processes to improve profitability; (3) pattern engineering; (4) last making; (5) footwear prototyping; (6) project management; (7) process engineering; and (8) end to end innovation of footwear concepts.

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.

Job ID IR219


Valid Through: 2019-10-30