Principal, Global Apparel Inline Operations, Global Jordan

Beaverton, Oregon, United States


As our Global Apparel Operations, Principal, you will be a key player in helping Jordan Product and Development teams be agile, quick, and nimble! You'll collaborate with business partners to discover and improve processes and tools throughout the apparel organization. Furthermore, you will help implement and document new and existing tools. You will provide functional leads with relevant information by staying in close contact with Nike Central Operations Org, ensuring all updates to calendar and code are translated and socialized to the team.


You will identify issues and opportunities to improve our internal processes, establish best practices, work with cross-functional partners to drive change, and ensure follow through on the execution of plans. You’ll also ensure consistency, documentation, and standardization across our landscape when appropriate. As a part of the Jordan Central Operations Team, you will take part in ongoing Jordan Code, and Brand process workstreams.

Some or all of the following will be relevant for your day to day:

  • Product Creation Calendar Maintenance
  • Product Creation Scorecard Maintenance.
  • Execute existing report portfolio and deliver to the business through various communication portals. Ability to showcase in simple, relevant and impactful ways.
  • Create training, procedural and system documentation and facilitate as needed.
  • Help develop a detailed project plans (scope, resources, timeline, quality, and risk) for operational projects and successfully deliver key projects in collaboration with cross functional teams on time.
  • Train teams to interpret business data/analytics to be actionable


You will report to the Senior Director, Product Operations, Apparel, within the Global Jordan Operations team. The role primarily works with the Jordan Global Apparel VP, Jordan product leaders and team, while also engaging with Global Merchandising, Design, Development, Commercialization and Operations partners.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics or Forecasting related field, or equivalent combination of education, experience and training
  • 2 additional years’ experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
  • Great teammate / able to work with a wide array of partners
  • Strong information seeking and problem-solving skills
  • Solution oriented, seeks opportunities to improve productivity
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new business processes and understand operations
  • Ability to adjust priorities in an ambiguous environment and mange time wisely in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Analytical, creative, and innovative approaches to solving problems independently in ambiguous situations with limited direction
  • Documentation skills


  • Calendar & Project Management - Smartsheets and/or AirTable knowledge is a plus

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.