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ewachtel54
02-01-2007, 08:54 AM
The following position is currently open at Nike WHQ : Advanced Global
Test Engineer



As our Advanced Global Test Engineer, you'll plan and conduct
experimental trials, analyze data, document equipment design and
operating protocols. You'll develop new test technology and evaluate
equipment to purchase or design as appropriate and then coordinate the
implementation of new test equipment and protocols throughout our
operations in Asia. You'll design and complete custom test requests by
working with requesters to define technical questions; modify or develop
test protocols to address the unique needs of a specific test request;
and complete data analysis, prepare written reports and deliver test
results. You'll lead small teams to address test method development and
test process improvement projects involving other Global Test
Engineering team members and representatives from other local and
international Nike functions. You'll review and analyze routine test
data collected by Test Technicians on routine test requests and direct
additional testing if required. You'll identify changes to protocol or
equipment that can improve test accuracy, repeatability, usefulness or
reduce time and cost to complete tests. You'll have the opportunity to
mentor summer interns and serve as the lead technical expert on their
projects. In addition, you'll complete miscellaneous tasks such as
conducting tours of the Material and Mechanical Lab, equipment
calibration and repair, serve as a department contact for a Footwear
Category Team and take in test requests.



Requirements for the position include:

Bachelor's degree with background in mechanical, civil, electrical or
materials engineering, materials science or biomechanics

6 years' work experience in test design, data collection, data analysis
and equipment design and/or product development

Master's degree in an appropriate field may satisfy up to 2 years' the
test experience requirement if testing was part of the Master's program

Experience in sports equipment testing or product development
(particularly footwear) is strongly desired

Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

Ability to effectively communicate technical information to
non-technical audience

Strong presentation skills are desired

Experience with PC based spreadsheets and word processing programs
(preferably Word and Excel)

Experience with statistical analysis software, LabView and AutoCAD or
other CAD/CAM software is desired

Experience with product testing, materials testing, experimental design
and statistical analysis of data

Experience with some instrumentation equipment (volt meter,
oscilloscope, A/D boards, pressure sensors, potentiometers, etc.)

Experience leading small teams

Experience with footwear or sports equipment testing and/or production
desired

Basic knowledge of biomechanics is a plus

Ability to travel up to 10% of the time (domestic and international)

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds



Ed Wachtel s

Senior Global Test Engineer

Global Footwear Testing

Product integrity

Nike Inc

Phone ( *503-671-6821

Toll Free *800-896-6453 ext 716821


Fax: 503-532-4667