Sourcing Associate


Through Sourcing Associate Program, we offer you a unique platform to start your career coached by experienced mentors and managers. You will have the opportunity to rotate within 24 months through different teams. You will be offered training sessions, on-the-job training included, from internal experts to develop your own portfolio of skills and to foster the ability to transfer this knowledge and apply it to your daily work. Your senior-level mentor will provide real-time feedback through the entire course and help you define long-term career paths. Upon Program graduation, you are expected to land in a managerial role.
Your commitments to the program will help you establish the knowledge, exposures, and connections to be a well-rounded future Sourcing leader, and further guarantee the continuous success of the Sourcing organization.



To learn and actively participate to the basic roles and responsibilities associated with the key Sourcing Operation and Functions, tasks and responsibilities: Product Creation (including Costing, Materials, and Product Testing), Tactical and Production Planning, Manufacturing (including Quality and ME). Successfully intern in these roles and participate as active member to the Teams’ success.
• Impact on Business – Provide a pool of highly capable individuals ready to step in key positions when necessary.
• Customer/Suppliers/Third Parties – Shadowing the Senior Director Sourcing Operations (SDSO)/Directors/Senior Managers in most of his/her interactions, while participating to the Team daily duties, interacts with the same group as the SDSO/Directors/Senior Managers. As part of the daily duties, the Sourcing Associate needs to understand the functions and R&R, provide concrete support to the assigned Departments, report to mentor (SDSO) on a regular basis and receive coaching.
• Leadership/Management Responsibilities – Capable to take functional and project leadership under SDSO guidance; should be considered by others within the Team as “role model” for higher roles within the organization.
• Innovation and Change – Create attitude for change and bring new ideas to the Teams.



• SDSO/Directors/Senior Managers, Costing Manager, Materials Manager, Manufacturing Excellence (ME), Quality Teams, HQ Teams
• T1 management and various levels of the assigned departments
• Technical skills (manufacturing, planning, project management, industrial engineering, materials engineering, biomechanical or sport science preferred)
• Communication skills (presentation, efficient note taking, computer literate)
• Analytical skills, reporting and data collection
• Open mind, passionate about sports


• We are looking for world citizens with a passion for excellence, an open and inquisitive mind and passion for sports. Talented individuals, willing to learn, are fitting this job, which requires attention to details, curiosity, spirit of observation and discipline.
• No previous work experience required but preferred. Vocational training (preferred in a multinational organization), MA in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial) or MBA preferred.
• Multiple language skills: Vietnamese and fluent English -written and spoken- required.
• Flexibility and willingness to relocate at Company’s request.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Sourcing Associate

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Ho Chi Minh City
TEAM:  Sourcing
Country/Region:  VN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  500897
Date:  Sep 19, 2023