Nike Director, Environmental Health & Safety - Air Manufacturing Innovation in Portland, Oregon

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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 Global Sourcing and Manufacturing teams create a complex and exciting mix of products including baseball bats, sunglasses, apparel, footwear, technical components like airbags and more. This world-class team constantly challenges the assumptions about how Nike’s products are made. They operate in a complex geopolitical world with multiple supply chains, focused on products, materials, sustainability, methods of manufacturing and diverse ecosystems. They work closely with Nike’s Design teams, Categories, manufacturing partners, material suppliers and logistics providers across more than 40 countries on six continents. They develop new methods to make sustainable, better-performing products faster and more efficiently. The job opportunities span sourcing and planning, engineering, quality assurance, sustainable manufacturing, materials, business development, leadership and management, as well as positions at Nike’s In-House Manufacturing (IHM), a subsidiary of NIKE, Inc.

Description

As the architect of a comprehensive EHS strategy for three manufacturing facilities in this fast-growing business line, the AirMI Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director is responsible for managing a staff of EHS professionals to develop an EHS strategy and create programs and processes to support Nike’s innovation and manufacturing operations. The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of being an effective and agile business partner, an effective change agent, have experience in R&D environments involving both innovative chemistries as well as equipment, have practical manufacturing experience and be well versed in regulatory requirements and industry standards. As the EHS lead for in-house manufacturing, the Director will sit on the global EHS steering committee and have a role in shaping the voice of Nike’s EHS global programs and tools.

Responsibilities include:

• Develop and implement a comprehensive EHS management strategy with an articulated plan for evolving from compliance-based safety to a world class safety culture.

• Develop and implement a strategic and comprehensive approach to Industrial Hygiene.

• Work in conjunction with AirMI Engineers, Operations and Facilities to develop comprehensive electrical safety program, including live electrical work and LOTO.

• Develop and implement comprehensive chemical management program.

• Develop and implement programs to meet all environmental laws applicable to innovation and manufacturing including air emissions, water discharge, waste management and all right to know reporting.

• Enhance safety training, with a focus on developing skills in performing root cause analysis and comprehensive Risk Assessments.

• Participate as Manufacturing lead in global EHS programs and initiatives, including participation on committees, contributing to program development and helping to shape global EHS. Introduce, educate and provide training on global programs and processes as appropriate.

• Facilitate internal audits and self-assessments. Assist operations in addressing audit recommendations.

Qualifications

Experience:

• 7-10 years practical EHS experience at a large global company with R&D and/or manufacturing operations and world class safety programs.

• Detailed knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations and their state equivalents as well as other applicable industry environmental, health and safety standards

• Demonstrated ability to develop all components of successful and sustainable safety programs

• Proficiency in conducting root cause investigations and risk assessments.

• Demonstrated ability to manage federal, state and local regulatory compliance.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively and thoroughly audit facilities as well as assist in addressing audit findings

• Demonstrated ability to develop a business case in support of EHS initiative

• Demonstrated ability to develop effective standards and work instructions and train personnel with differing levels of education and experience.

Skills:

• Proven leadership and teamwork skills with demonstrated abilities both to work collaboratively and to influence those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exists

• Highly effective written and verbal communications skills

• Excellent problem solving techniques and quantitative, analytical skills

• Strong decision making and problem solving skills, attentive to details, work well under pressure and able to meet deadlines

• Ability to organize and manage a complex workload and projects in a fast paced, matrixed organization

• Adept command of Microsoft Office products, demonstrated ability to quickly and confidently learn new technologies.

Characteristics:

• Agile

• Passionate

• Self-starter who also values team work

• Proactive, common sense approach to getting ahead of issues and addressing them accordingly

• A good listener and thoughtful communicator – straightforward, honest, and direct

• Sense of humor

Educational background:

• Bachelor’s degree in Occupational or Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Industrial or Chemical Engineering or a related engineering field preferred

• Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or other relevant local equivalent preferred.

Qualifications

Experience:

• 7-10 years practical EHS experience at a large global company with R&D and/or manufacturing operations and world class safety programs.

• Detailed knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations and their state equivalents as well as other applicable industry environmental, health and safety standards

• Demonstrated ability to develop all components of successful and sustainable safety programs

• Proficiency in conducting root cause investigations and risk assessments.

• Demonstrated ability to manage federal, state and local regulatory compliance.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively and thoroughly audit facilities as well as assist in addressing audit findings

• Demonstrated ability to develop a business case in support of EHS initiative

• Demonstrated ability to develop effective standards and work instructions and train personnel with differing levels of education and experience.

Skills:

• Proven leadership and teamwork skills with demonstrated abilities both to work collaboratively and to influence those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exists

• Highly effective written and verbal communications skills

• Excellent problem solving techniques and quantitative, analytical skills

• Strong decision making and problem solving skills, attentive to details, work well under pressure and able to meet deadlines

• Ability to organize and manage a complex workload and projects in a fast paced, matrixed organization

• Adept command of Microsoft Office products, demonstrated ability to quickly and confidently learn new technologies.

Characteristics:

• Agile

• Passionate

• Self-starter who also values team work

• Proactive, common sense approach to getting ahead of issues and addressing them accordingly

• A good listener and thoughtful communicator – straightforward, honest, and direct

• Sense of humor

Educational background:

• Bachelor’s degree in Occupational or Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Industrial or Chemical Engineering or a related engineering field preferred

• Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or other relevant local equivalent preferred.

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: 00420254

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Manufacturing & Engineering, Product Development