Traceability Manager, Sustainability (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 mission of Traceability Pillar of Fanatics’ Sustainability team is to create the visibility and trust with upstream supply chain partners to implement programs supporting fair labor practices and environmental sustainability. We also strive to meet or exceed external stakeholder expectations for transparency and accountability. The Traceability Manager will drive the operationalization of traceability strategy related to upstream manufacturing supply chains, with a focus on the Eastern Hemisphere. This will include engaging with upstream suppliers to assess risks associated with raw materials, implementing programs to build supplier capacity to address labor and environmental risks, and supporting Fanatics’ transition to more sustainable materials. The Manager will report to the Sustainability Sr. Manager, Traceability. The position will be based in Bangkok, Thailand.


  • Develop and refine internal procedures, supplier guidelines, tools, and training to scale implementation of pilot programs, in partnership with Sourcing and Materials teams
  • Monitor and continuously improve traceability processes to ensure they are implemented consistently and achieve program goals, in collaboration with global, cross-functional teams
  • Manage implementation of upstream traceability programs across new segments of the source base and newly acquired business divisions
  • Adapt processes to support migration of traceability workflows into technical platform and communicate data management and analysis requirements to internal and third-party tech teams
  • Monitor upstream supply chain risks in Eastern Hemisphere, staying abreast of industry news and regulatory updates to assess impacts to traceability policy, processes, or programs
  • Engage with suppliers and Materials teams to collect and evaluate documentation on chain of custody
  • Contribute to public reporting on Fanatics’ supply chain data and traceability efforts
  • Engage with regional sustainability managers and analyze supply chain data to understand region-specific risks and localize traceability programs
  • Research industry partnerships and certifications related to raw material labor risks and product sustainability to inform regional program strategies


  • A passion and commitment to sustainable business practices
  • 5+ years-experience in sustainability, social compliance, or apparel or agricultural product development/sourcing, such as experience within a brand or retailer, multi-stakeholder organization, or consulting service provider
  • A proven track record of effective upstream supply chain stakeholder engagement and collaboration, including building trust with geographically diverse supply chain partners
  • Knowledge or experience related to sourcing chain-of-custody documentation (e.g., cotton, recycled polyester) or conflict minerals reporting
  • Experience with supply chain data management platforms and analysis of supply chain data to provide actionable insights
  • Professional working proficiency in English plus proficiency in at least one additional language skills (e.g., Thai, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Bengali)
  • Strong judgment, resourcefulness, and capacity to deal with ambiguity by engaging stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of and experience with industry best practices in developing and scaling social compliance requirements in manufacturing supply chains, including regional/global organizations and certifications supporting fair labor practices or product sustainability
  • Knowledge of global industry trends related to corporate environmental and social responsibility
  • Strong project management, organizational, and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail
  • Experience working with a global team and/or strong cross-cultural communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to undertake diverse projects
  • Ability to travel when needed

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.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Traceability Manager, Sustainability (Bangkok)
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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