Lifestyle Footwear Product Testing Analyst II




Shanghai, China

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    Position summary

    the intersection of buyer needs, technical feasibility and business objectives. And they work lockstep with Merchandising, Design, Manufacturing and others to produce the final result: products that reflect the soul of sport and inspire athletes to reach new levels of performance.


    We are looking for a curious, active learner who is an excellent communicator and has a passion for creating world class footwear to help Athletes* perform their best to join our team as a Footwear Product Testing Analyst II based at Nike's Shanghai headquarters. This role ensures that Nike footwear fits and performs up to the highest standards. The candidate will need strong interpersonal skills focused on developing Athlete* tester relationships. Exceptional planning skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects are a must. Candidates will be expected to analyze data, identify trends and opportunities as well as present feedback to a cross functional team in the pursuit of product excellence.


    In this role, you'll be managing all aspects of the testing process; including planning, recruiting testers, conducting tests, analyzing data, report writing and program management. You'll use your understanding of footwear's manufacturing processes combined with your understanding of the Athlete* to offer suggestions to the product team regarding material, component, and construction options to meet the product's performance goals. You'll specify the performance issues that need attention prior to product going to production. You will be working with one of the following product types; Lifestyle, Basketball, Kids. A typical day is a combination of communicating with Athlete* testers, attending meetings with your cross functional partners and managing prototype samples. You will be conducting testing in person with Athletes*. Because we interact where Atheltes* live, work and play at times you will be working outside of traditional working hours.


    You'll be the testing point person in Shanghai for prioritized footwear projects and working with Nike Footwear product creation teams to test new innovative footwear. You'll also work with Athletes* to gain a better understanding of their needs and to capture their feedback. You will partner daily with cross functional teammates in Development, Engineering, Marketing, and Design. You will attend virtual meetings with your Nike WHQ (Beaverton, OR) teammates when able to. You will report to the Shanghai based Footwear Product Testing Director and you will be a part of a Global community of Footwear Product Testing Analysts.


    • Bachelor's degree preferred, or minimum 2 additional years' relevant work experience in lieu of a degree.

    • 2 years' experience in a professional working environment. Experience in the footwear, product testing, development, marketing, engineering, retail, Athletic or customer service industry is preferred.

    • Understanding of footwear components, materials, and inline productions processes is a definite plus.

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    • Experience working with athletes, coaches, and equipment managers.

    • Experience with Microsoft Office programs and familiarity with spreadsheet database and statistical analysis procedures.

    • Able to physically lift and carry items weighing 20 pounds.

    • Passion for sport is a plus.

    • Ability to travel up to 50% per year, local in Shanghai, as well as across GC with potential of International travel.

    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.


    Whether it's transportation or financial health, we continually invest in our employees to help them achieve greatness - inside and outside of work. All who work here should be able to realize their full potential.

    Why you should apply for a job to Nike:

  • 60% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 56% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.