Associate Sourcing Manager - Apparel at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: Honduras, San Pedro Sula

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.

Under limited supervision, the Associate Sourcing Manager, will develop, manage and maintain the data and reporting functions for styles in each seasonal product line. You will assist the Sourcing Manager in the allocation and costing processes, communicate daily with the PCC’s ( Product Creation Centers ), and work cross functionally with the Product Development, Merchandise, Materials and Planning Teams. You will seek advice on complex issues and bring to management’s attention.


  • Monitor achievement of key development dates (calendar adherence) and alert sourcing offices and/or sourcing manager when help is needed to achieve critical dates.
  • Measure, analyze, take action to critical dates such as material selection, target cost alignment, allocation, tech pack sent timing, cost and proto due dates and review meetings, cost confirmation status, line freeze preparation, and buy ready adherence.
  • Maintain source tracker and communicate updates in a timely manner.
  • Work across departments to construct and maintain a core fabric matrix with corresponding costs. In conjunction with merchandising and design analyze and drive the number of finished goods that go into a specific material. Work with planning, sourcing director, and brand management to develop a material staging strategy.
  • Assist sourcing manager in analyzing factory cost work sheets, work to reduce manufacturing lead times, and production minimums. Highlights to the sourcing manager changes to the product that would necessitate the vendor to re-quote. Analyze and communicates the financial impact of the changes.


  • Years of Related Professional Experience: 1+, preferably in Apparel
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or equivalent degree in textile or apparel
  • Good understanding of the entire supply chain process from design concept to receipt
  • Detail oriented, and has good analytical, communication, customer services, and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent PC skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Basic textile and construction knowledge
  • Ability to work across teams and departments - must be comfortable working in a team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing, and flexible environment

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.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Associate Sourcing Manager - Apparel
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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