Production Supervisor

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 by Nike

Portland, OR 97201
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Description

Overview At Air Manufacturing Innovation (Air MI), we deliver on Nike's most daring dream: giving every athlete the unparalleled sensation of walking on air. Since Nike introduced the Air sole in 1979, no technology has become more synonymous with Nike than Air. Our teams engineer, make and perfect Nike's most advanced footwear components. Masters of teamwork, we challenge assumptions in order to get faster, drive efficiency and fine-tune technology to deliver quality performance plastic. At our state-of-the-art facilities located in Beaverton, Oregon and St. Charles, Missouri, Air MI is taking Air to places that we never thought possible. Learn more about Nike Air Manufacturing Innovation .

Success Profile Think you fit the mold? These are the skills we're looking for to join this world-class team:
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Organized
  • Team Player
  • Industrious
  • Multi-tasker
  • Productive
  • Efficient
  • Flexible
  • proactive
  • self-starter
  • versatile
  • confident
  • quick-thinking
  • socially conscious

I come to work every day because I know the Nike brand is not just about shoes, it's a way of life. Daryl Coleman Plastic Machine Operator

Nike is a great place to work. We encourage employees to feel self assured with their skills and to always reach their full potential. Cristell Arriaga Plastic Machine Operator

MEET NIKE AIR MI PLASTIC MACHINE OPERATORS Explore a career in Beaverton, Oregon

MEET NIKE AIR MI PLASTIC MACHINE OPERATORS Explore a career in St. Charles, Missouri

WELCOME TO ST. CHARLES AIR MI Message from Cheryl Renne, General Manager

MEET THE NIKE AIR MI MAINTENANCE TEAM Explore a career at both facilities

  • Cool Tech
  • Sustainability
  • Culture
  • Finance
  • Tuition
  • Fitness
  • Coaching
  • Time Off


Take an idea. Make it a product. Get it into the pipeline. Share it with the world. Sounds simple, but, of course, the devil's in the details. At Nike's Air Manufacturing Innovation site, we manage every detail, making sure great ideas become great products for athletes everywhere. What does this mean for you? In the best situations it means you'll push your colleagues to do their best work, and they'll turn around and do the same for you. And the details? Take a look and see for yourself.

As our Production Supervisor, you'll oversee department production in an effort to meet daily requirements and business goals and pursue continuous process improvements. You'll provide staff leadership, coaching, skill development and conduct performance reviews. You'll also ensure quality and production standards; pursue continuous process improvements that encourage an active role from work teams; schedule and monitor employee attendance; and complete appropriate payroll reports. In addition, you'll develop, perform, and set-up training functions in order to build strong work teams and enhance employee skills and knowledge.


  • Associates degree in Manufacturing or a related field and minimum of 5 years' experience in a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • 2 years additional related experience in lieu of a degree
  • Working knowledge of LEAN Manufacturing principles required
  • Experience in a supervisory or lead role is highly desired
  • Previous experience in plastic injection molding a plus
  • Physical ability to maneuver on production floor to include standing, talking, hearing, feeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, climbing, standing, and sitting
  • Vision requirements ranging from clarity of vision at 20 inches or less to 20 feet or more with a field of vision to see up to down and left to right while on a fixed point
  • Able to identify and distinguish colors
  • Able to handle moderate physical demand, including lifting no more than 70 lbs by hand and utilizing a hoist to lift heavy objects occasionally
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with all levels of an organization from one-on-one to formal presentations
  • Ability to create a positive, diverse work team is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of the technical aspects of plastic manufacturing is preferred
  • Previous experience working with temporary workers is preferred
  • Previous experience managing projects is preferred

    Available shifts include:
    Night 1: Tuesday - Thursday with every other Monday from 5:30pm - 5:30am
    Day 2: Friday - Sunday with every other Monday from 5:30am - 5:30pm
    Night 2: Friday - Sunday with every other Monday from 5:30pm - 5:30am

  • Reference: 561328936

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