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Analyst, Manufacturing Operations



IT, Operations
Sunnyvale, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Company Overview
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform. The company ignites the passions of global sports fans and maximizes the presence and reach for hundreds of sports partners globally by offering innovative products and services across Fanatics Commerce, Fanatics Collectibles, and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, allowing sports fans to Buy, Collect and Bet. Through the Fanatics platform, sports fans can buy licensed fan gear, jerseys, lifestyle and streetwear products, headwear, and hardgoods; collect physical and digital trading cards, sports memorabilia, and other digital assets; and bet as the company builds its Sportsbook and iGaming platform. Fanatics has an established database of over 100 million global sports fans, a global partner network with over 900 sports properties, including major national and international professional sports leagues, teams, players associations, athletes, celebrities, colleges, and college conferences, and over 2,000 retail locations, including its Lids retail business stores.
As a market leader with more than 18,000 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.
We are looking for is looking for a Data Analyst to help evaluate our company’s manufacturing processes, identify opportunities for improvement, and develop and implement new projects to improve organizational efficiency, performance, and output. The Analyst will join the newly formed Manufacturing Ops team. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with top-notch analytical skills, a demonstrated propensity for solving difficult problems, experience driving end-to-end transformational change, and a clear team-first mindset. Candidates with a passion for sports, culture, & entertainment will find themselves a strong cultural fit.

Within the first 6 moths, you will:

  • Structure solutions to operational challenges by documenting processes, defining new KPIs and metrics, and creating data workflows
  • Help define the long-term data and analytics requirements and capabilities with the Manufacturing team
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to understand business processes and use that business insight to brainstorm and identify reporting and process improvement needs
  • Collate & summarize business reports and create presentations to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences (peers, Ops leadership, external partners)

The ideal candidate:

  • 2+ years of experience in strategy and/or data analytics
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, computer science, mathematics or similar preferred
  • Strong experience in drilling into large datasets, utilizing Excel and BI tools (Power BI, Alteryx)
  • Comfortable working cross-functionally to brainstorm, collaborate, and influence decisions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written/oral) with proven ability to succeed in a team environment and work collaboratively with internal/external stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail, and the ability manage multiple priorities and communicate status
  • Experience with SQL, querying languages, and coding are a plus
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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.
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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