Apparel Costing Engineer (Bangkok) at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: Thailand - Bangkok

Employment Type: Salaried

Team: FB Corporate

Company Overview

Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.

The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.

As a market leader with more than 9,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.

At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.

The Costing Engineer (CE) will be the costing expert for the Sourcing Department. This role will develop and maintain the costing strategy for short, mid and long term to align with the global sourcing strategy. CE will work collaboratively with the Sourcing team and vendors to meet seasonal margin goals and actively manage cost drivers and create solutions that achieve product cost targets. This role involves solving complex challenges and implementing and improving processes and solutions.


  • Garment Level

  • Review garment construction with Strategic Sourcing/ Product Development/ Tech Design/ Materials teams for each development milestone. Provide suggestions of cost impacts and ways to reduce cost working with US team at the beginning of each development season

  • Prepare data, for each manufacturing country, on changes in labor cost & exchange rates at the beginning of each development season

  • Develop pattern efficiencies and suggesting the final efficiency by each development milestone.

  • Analyze possibilities for cost reduction by working closely with Product Development/ Design teams.

  • Timely and accurate cost sheet completion according to the development calendar.

  • Material Level

  • Work with Materials manager and suppliers for material consolidation to simplify material procurement and minimize material MOQ charge.

  • Analyze possibilities for cost reduction by working closely with Material teams.

  • Prepare data, for each manufacturing country, on changes in labor cost, fibers, energy and chemical costs at the beginning of each development season

  • Business Approach

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, internal and external partners.

  • Review and refine overall cost processes / systems review and refine to efficiently interface with general company strategy.

  • Establish cost model/analysis.

  • Excellent communication skills, presentation skills and cross functional collaboration.


  • Experienced using various costing tools
  • Minimum 5-7 years related working experience, preferably in business/cost lead position
  • Degree or higher qualification in supply chain, manufacturing, data science or finance
  • Practical knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excel expert user
  • Ability to work cross functionally with team members in Product Development/ Tech Design/ Materials
  • Strong command of written and spoken English and Thai is required

Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

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Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS/APPLICANTS : In connection with your application, we collect information that identifies, reasonably relates to or describes you (“Personal Information”). The categories of Personal Information that we collect include your name, government issued identification number(s), email address, mailing address, other contact information, emergency contact information, employment history, educational history, criminal record, and demographic information. _ _ We collect and use those categories of Personal Information about you for human resources and other business management purposes, including identifying and evaluating you as a candidate for potential or future employment or future contract positions, recordkeeping in relation to recruiting and hiring, conducting criminal background checks as permitted by law, conducting analytics, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and Company policies.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Apparel Costing Engineer (Bangkok)
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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