Import-Export Logistics Coordinator

| 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 Import-Export Logistics Coordinator is accountable for coordinating freight moves in an efficient, timely, secure, and cost-effective manner. The Import-Export Logistics Coordinator collaborates with the Master Production Scheduler and Procurement as they place orders and provides support by minimizing freight expenses and managing lead times.
 
Ideal candidate is someone who demonstrates urgency, ownership and responsibility in the coordination and movement of inventory around the world.

Your Superpowers in Action

  • Monitor the shipments from origin for purchase orders in specified lanes including carrier confirmation of loads, bookings and estimated time of arrival (ETA) dates; update Funko's ERP system and operations team as milestone events change
  • Maintain communication with operations leadership, including communication of vendor delays, carrier delays and operational issues that affect shipment ETAs
  • Act as liaison between the Master Production Scheduler, Fulfillment Supervisor and Sales; communicate all shipment loads in advance to ensure timely receipt
  • Utilize scheduling tools to track orders, ensure timely receipt of goods, monitor carrier compliance, update inbound and outbound shipments, capture cost analysis and all pertinent carrier performance data
  • Monitor and report carrier performance and effectively resolve issues in a timely manner with minimal impact to operational schedules or performance
  • Support our Finance team in the review of actual freight costs in specified lanes; ensure booked freight costs are accurate and in compliance with accounting regulations
  • Process and review carrier claim issues as well as vendor/carrier overages, shortages and damages issues
  • Request quotes from multiple carriers to ascertain optimal rates according to delivery schedules
  • Handle all Customs Documentation for consolidations in accordance with country-specific regulations

Must-Have Superhero Gadgetry

  • Extensive knowledge of Customs Regulations and understanding of Incoterms is a must. Knowledge of New eManifest regulations (eHBL and D4 Notices) preferred
  • Experience with: sailing schedules, researching and resolving freight discrepancies, internal stakeholders, scheduling trucking and arrangements
  • Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret product information, production schedules, and other process documentation
  • Computer proficiency, specifically with Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, ERP/MRP/WMS and TMS systems
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule when required
  • Proven people skills required, must have ability to work with others while effectively handling internal pressures
  • Excellent Communication Skills (written and verbal); organizational and problem-solving skills required
  • APICS certification, CTLD 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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Location

2802 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA 98201
2802 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA 98201