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Supply Chain, Distribution & Logistics
00560229 Requisition #

Nike logistics operating philosophy is based on the principle that leaders are responsible for developing talent so problems can be solved at the right level. We foster continuous improvement which enables sustainable growth and the delivery of business results!

We are looking for an innovative and solutions oriented engineering leader to join the team responsible for crafting and delivering the next generation, omnichannel world-class distribution and fulfillment center!

You will lead, mentor and develop an outstanding team of engineering talent to their full potential to explore technologies, design, develop and implement solutions of physical distribution and fulfillment centers under a structured design process.

The successful candidate will have an established background working in highly cross-functional teams with capability to build high-performance physical systems, a strong technical problem-solving ability, excellent project management skills, and an internal motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced, and often ambiguous environment.

Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Lead the MHE design and development of physical fulfillment systems within Nike NA Logistics; Provides technical leadership and expertise for large-scale projects engineering
  • Design and implement engineering solutions that ensure product flow through distribution facilities and human/machine efficiency throughout the Nike’s NA supply chain
  • Lead identification, development and coordination of MHE/robotics design and innovation efforts to develop efficient solutions for the distribution and fulfillment networks through material flow, process design, site layout and equipment specification
  • Lead cost/benefit analyses and crafting compelling arguments for capital investment to specific DC design requirements and drive cross-functional alignment with senior leadership
  • Collaborate with internal partners to coordinate development of RFP (Request for Proposal), scope of work and functional specifications leading to an AR (Appropriation Request) approvals
  • Collaborates with multi-functional internal project teams and MHE/Robotics vendors to identify, assess, test and implement flexible and scalable solutions that align with DC design requirements
  • Collaborates with internal business partners and external vendors in the execution of system startup activities including installation, commissioning and performance testing
  • Manage numerous projects and tasks simultaneously while effectively influencing, negotiating, and communicating with internal and external business partners, contractors, and vendors
  • Responsible for team recruiting, hiring, mentoring and development


  • Bachelor’s in Engineering (any field) or equivalent combination of education and experience and training
  • 5 + years of experience in logistics engineering or related occupation of Industrial Engineer, Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer
  • 2 + years experience leading a successful team of engineers
  • Master’s in Engineering, Operations, or a related field preferred
  • Experience must includes technical leadership for large scale engineering projects including responsibility for managing MHE vendors, budgets, schedules, and functional/volume/user acceptance tests
  • Design, project realization and operation experience with automated material handling equipment, preferably high-speed conveyance, automated sortation systems, case level ASRS, shuttle systems, automated packaging equipment, goods to person picking systems and robotics systems
  • Skilled in process design based on Lean Principles
  • Ability to review/validate analytical data and determine the best course of action
  • Experience with WMS, AutoCAD.
  • Experience with simulation software preferred
  • Basic knowledge of PLC and control systems preferred
  • Solid computer knowledge including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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