Nike Project Manager (PMO) in Memphis, Tennessee

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.

Nike Supply Chain experts ensure that every year 900 million pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right destination on time. That’s no easy task. The complex process involves more than 50 distribution centers, a network of thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores around the world. Supply Chain professionals from Laakdal, Belgium, to São Paulo, Brasil, make it happen. They constantly push for ways to make Nike’s supply chain faster, more efficient and more responsive to Nike’s always-changing consumer needs.

Description

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.

Nike Supply Chain experts ensure that every year 900 million pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right destination on time. That’s no easy task. The complex process involves more than 50 distribution centers, a network of thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores around the world. Supply Chain professionals constantly push for ways to make Nike’s supply chain faster, more efficient and more responsive to Nike’s always-changing consumer needs.

As a project manager in the North American Supply Chain, you will be responsible for planning and overseeing the execution of improvement initiatives for multiple distribution centers in the Memphis area.

  • Drive various improvement initiatives from problem definition to implementation completion.

  • Support operations by understanding root causes and defining the best solution for various warehouse and distribution problems.

  • Define success and delivery criteria, and monitor and report results against the criteria set.

  • Manage project risk, budget, and schedule to ensure completion on time and with ROI.

  • Support PMO director in defining, implementing, and maintaining program management strategies, procedures, processes and methodologies.

  • Support the management team in driving a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Foster collaboration, strategic alignment and integrated planning and execution across different functions in a matrix organization.

  • Facilitate discussions on complex topics to drive clarity and understanding among a diverse set of stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree and minimum of five years relevant work experience.

  • Strong Project Management Acumen, with excellent grasp of Program Management Methodologies including project risk management.

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and anticipate the needs of a changing landscape.

  • Capacity to anticipate, comprehend and manage project dependencies across other initiatives in the network.

  • Good Change Management / Transition skills.

  • Strong continuous improvement capabilities, preferably Six Sigma Black Belt certified; experience with LEAN is a plus.

  • Knowledge of supply chain operations and distribution center practices. Experience with ERP systems a plus.

  • Experienced with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree and minimum of five years relevant work experience.

  • Strong Project Management Acumen, with excellent grasp of Program Management Methodologies including project risk management.

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and anticipate the needs of a changing landscape.

  • Capacity to anticipate, comprehend and manage project dependencies across other initiatives in the network.

  • Good Change Management / Transition skills.

  • Strong continuous improvement capabilities, preferably Six Sigma Black Belt certified; experience with LEAN is a plus.

  • Knowledge of supply chain operations and distribution center practices. Experience with ERP systems a plus.

  • Experienced with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel).

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: 00428881

Location: United States-Tennessee-Memphis

Job Category: Supply Chain