Materials Process Governance Manager - WH (Honduras) 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.

This role provides transparency, traceability, and consistency to how products are made and leads the company in pursuing compliance adherence and paves the way for future business goals via development and deployment of process governance best practices. Work closely with manufacturing partners, material suppliers and logistics providers.


  • Ensure supplier adherence to key onboarding timelines and submit signature of key documents.
  • Facilitate Business Justification Form submission for review by Source Base Review Board.
  • Track Supplier onboarding process status at Hub level.
  • Direct and collaborate with supply chain partners on compliance directives and reporting for raw materials – apparel, headwear, and equipment.
  • Support customer and trade compliance with required document procurement, such as fiber origin documents and/or transaction verifications.
  • Support Sustainability, Materials and Sourcing teams by procuring fiber origin and other key documents illustrating the origin and/or flow of inputs to products. Lead mills with compliance reporting and audits of raw materials, including chemicals, inks and dyestuffs.
  • Support customer compliance and other teams upon receipt of ad hoc licensor/retailer requests for source/product input related verification documentation.
  • Cascade updated policies/requirements to suppliers as needed, follow up and verify and track signatures (if required).
  • Share best practices with suppliers across all disciplines, deliver supplier and team capability building.
  • Continually develop to stay up to date on the latest developments by discipline (government initiatives, incentives and changes in local legislation etc).
  • Drive discipline for timely and accurate data management.
  • Support and collaborate on upstream mapping and capability overviews to manufacturing process optimization.
  • Conduct holistic due diligence on potential suppliers to provide multi-faceted perspective to Business (general viability, cost, quality, transit etc).
  • Eliminate negative pathways and noncompliant approaches and expansion of preferred pathways. Drive and maximize positive origin raw material selection.
  • Provide expertise to team and suppliers on raw material compliance initiatives.


  • Suitable degree and additional industry experience (especially sporting goods or apparel manufacturing) preferred. Graduates in other engineering disciplines will also be considered.
  • 3-5+ years of experience in the field of material factory compliant management or other manufacturing compliant related work.
  • A generalist with background/exposure in various facets of apparel supply chains: Sourcing, Product Development, Materials, Trade Compliance, Sustainability, Regulation & Legislation adherence etc
  • Knowledge of material compliance, sourcing and manufacturing protocols, trends and jargon.
  • Excellent English, oral and written communication skills as well as competence in using computer software programs.
  • Excellent organizational skill and ability to work with little or no direct supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skill, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Willing to travel and work on the manufacturing production floor.

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
    Materials Process Governance Manager - WH (Honduras)
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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