Sourcing Associate

Based in our headquarter office in Carpi, Modena (Italy) we are looking for a dynamic young professional to join our Operations Team, who will provide valuable support to the Apparel Sourcing Manager.

This is a very interesting position within our organization for a young professional who is willing to be part of an energetic and international team.



  • Manage the reporting of sourcing spend, category-specific data and metrics, manage accurate cost simulations and savings results;
  • Manage costs: cost breakdown, cost review, collection analysis and data entry of all costs;
  • Manage a vendor repository (ICIX) for all the Champion Europe supplier portfolio;
  • Analyze and improve both external and internal processes: e.g. costing processes, PO processing, tech packs processing, sample production process, 3D CAD’s, etc.;
  • Manage time and action calendars for sourcing and technical design to ensure that deadlines are met;
  • Manage master production capacity vs forecasts and support long range planning
  • Maintain effective communication with the suppliers to ensure shipments are delivered on time, on quality, on costs;
  • Maintain the Champion Europe supplier allocation;
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any potential issue that may arise: reasons for delays, cancellations, changes;
  • Proactively exploit creativity and production knowledge to find new options to positively impact the assortment and the costs.



  • Fluent English knowledge;
  • Bachelor’s Degree required;
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role;
  • Team player, problem solver and self-driven, organized;
  • Feel comfortable in working in a demanding environment;
  • Willingness to travel;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • Has sense of urgency to provide solutions and address issues.


Candidates with the relevant experience and profile and really motivated to this job are welcome to send their application and CV to Please be informed that in the execution of this search we might be supported by Recruiting & HeadHunting firms.

The offer will be aligned to the experience, education and motivation of the candidate.

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