Traceability Manager, Sustainability

Florida - Tampa /
Fanatics Commerce – Fanatics Brands - Corporate /
/ Hybrid
Company Overview
Fanatics is the ultimate one-stop sports fan destination that ignites and harnesses the passion of fans and maximizes the presence and reach for preeminent sports partners globally. Leveraging long-standing, often exclusive relationships with more than 900 sports properties, a database of more than 90 million consumers worldwide and a trusted brand name, Fanatics is furthering its innovation across the sports landscape by building the leading global digital sports platform, complete with offerings including e-commerce and licensed merchandise, physical and digital trading cards and collectibles, and online sports betting and iGaming.
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; Fanatics Collectibles, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end physical and digital collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform.
As a market leader with more than 10,000 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 visibility and trust within our source base and enable expansion of our labor and environment programs to upstream suppliers. We also strive to meet or exceed external stakeholder expectations for transparency and accountability. 

The Traceability Manager will drive the expansion of traceability programs across the manufacturing supply chains of Fanatics’ diverse business divisions, acquisitions, and supply chain segments. This will include engaging with internal cross-functional teams to understand sourcing models, assessing risks associated with raw materials, product categories, and sourcing regions, and developing program expansion roadmaps. The Traceability Manager will collaborate with Fanatics’ Honduras Product Creation Center to provide oversight of upstream mapping and risk assessment of supply chains in North, Central, and South America. The position will report to the Sr. Manager, Traceability. The position will be based in Tampa, FL or remotely within the United States.


    • Engage cross-functional stakeholders and analyze supply chain data to prioritize disparate business divisions for integration into upstream mapping and product traceability programs, building and managing division onboarding project plans
    • Develop and refine internal procedures, training, and supplier communications to support compliance with evolving regulatory and customer requirements related to traceability and upstream supply chain visibility
    • Monitor upstream supply chain risks, with a focus on the Western Hemisphere, staying abreast of industry news and regulatory updates to assess impacts to traceability policy, processes, or programs
    • Research multi-stakeholder initiatives, certifications, NGOs, and service providers to inform labor, traceability, and environment risk mitigation roadmap related to raw materials (e.g., cotton, “3TG” Conflict Minerals) and upstream supply chains
    • Oversee data Conflict Minerals data collection and reporting to key customers
    • Contribute to public reporting on Fanatics’ supply chain data and traceability efforts 


    • A passion and commitment to sustainable business practices 
    • 5+ years of experience in sustainability or social compliance risk assessment, research, and supply chain data analysis, such as with a brand or retailer, multi-stakeholder organization, or consulting service provider
    • Experience related to raw material traceability, chain of custody, and conflict minerals reporting in apparel and consumer goods supply chains, including knowledge of related global sustainability and human rights standards and legislation
    • Experience developing and scaling best-in-class social compliance requirements across complex global manufacturing supply chains
    • Strong project management, organizational, and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail
    • Professional working proficiency in English required; proficiency in Spanish strongly preferred
    • A proven track record of building trust with geographically diverse colleagues and supply chain partners and strong cross-cultural communication skills
    • Strong command of Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint), and willingness to learn new software and data management tools (e.g., Airtable, PowerBI, supply chain management and traceability platforms)
    • Sound judgment, resourcefulness, and capacity to deal with ambiguity by engaging stakeholders 
    • 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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