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Master Production Scheduler

| Seattle
Funko Overview
Welcome to the Funko-verse, a world built on pure imagination, a land governed by the philosophy that stories matter, a universe comprised of characters from countless fandoms, a galaxy of once upon a times and happily ever afters.
But what does Funko do?
Funko is a purveyor of pop culture, making and selling license-focused collectibles. We’re based in Everett, WA where we have a store that delights kids of all ages (kids at heart included). We currently hold hundreds of licenses for franchises ranging from Marvel to Harry Potter, giving us the rights to create tens of thousands of characters—one of the largest portfolios in the pop culture and collectibles industry. We take your favorite characters and turn them into adorable, or sometimes scary, collectible figures. Our most famous line, Pop! Vinyl, has millions of fans around the world. 
The Master Production Scheduler is a new position for Funko and will be responsible for creating, managing, reviewing and maintaining a master fulfillment & distribution schedule for all finished good items. To be successful you must have working knowledge and experience in capacity planning, inventory management, fulfillment process and resource planning in-order to assure Master Production Scheduling (MPS) inputs to Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) are as accurate as possible to keep the production resources sufficiently scheduled to fulfill customer demand. The ideal candidate will have proven success as a builder in a high paced fluid environment with short lead times. This facility is a drug free workplace.

Your Superpowers in Action

  • Identify and implement system and process improvements within the supply chain to enable overall business process improvement balancing customer service, inventory, and plant efficiencies
  • The Master Production Scheduler is responsible for establishing the weekly schedules based on the planning for all product lines as determined by customer orders and capacities
  • Direct Production Schedulers to adjust daily high volume key sku’s as needed to prevent stock outs
  • Ensure Production Schedulers communicate schedule changes to all required associates
  • Develop and maintain forecast, master schedule and procurement plan based on history, seasonality and sales opportunities
  • Proactively review material supply and demand to determine push/pull actions appropriate to impact manufacturing MPS and supply MRP exception messages
  • Work collaboratively with the Sourcing Engineer and Inventory Specialists to implement Pre-Engineering Change Orders for products or projects not yet released
  • Assist in the resolution of MRP and planning discrepancies

Must-Have Superhero Gadgetry

  • 7 years experience in the integrated functions of Master Production Scheduling and/or Materials Requirement Planning
  • 5 years managerial experience focusing on planning, execution, control and monitoring of master production scheduling. Fulfillment & Distribution experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, analyze and interpret product information, production schedules, and other process documentation
  • Computer proficiency, specifically with Microsoft Office, ERP/MRP systems such as Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Experience in a Lean environment - World Class Manufacturing, Lean principles, etc. is preferred.
  • Strong math, organizational, time management and analytical skills.
  • MRP experience in Logistics, Customer Service, Scheduling, Sales & Operations, and Inventory.
  • Experience with Product Development and understanding of product life cycles strongly desired.
  • APICS certification, CPIM is preferred.

What Funko OffersFunko offers a competitive compensation package with full benefits and a 401(K) plan with matching contributions from the company. Most importantly, we offer a creative work environment with people who love pop culture just as much as you do. Can’t wait to gush about your latest binge? Neither can we! Looking for a place where your favorite pop culture t-shirt will receive the compliments it deserves? We know how you feel! Funko is an equal opportunity employer. We know that every superhero has a unique origin story and the diversity of these stories enrich what we do. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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