Team Leader - Warehouse (Outbound)

Distribution Center Coventry - United Kingdom, England



Funko Overview

Founded in Everett (US), Funko is the global purveyor of pop culture consumer products, most well-known for its collectible Pop! Vinyl figures. With over 1,000 licenses, Funko has the largest portfolio of categories and items in the pop culture business. Funko’s inimitable designs span: vinyl figures, apparel, plush toys, board and card games, keychains and more. Funko also owns brands including; the innovative Snapsies™ toy, the Japanese inspired Paka Paka, Wetmore Forest and more. With a world-renowned in-house production and creative team, the Funko brand will only grow from here!

Funko EMEA Overview

Funko EMEA’s HQ is based in West London’s Hammersmith, UK and its brand-new state-of-the-art distribution centre is based in Coventry, UK. At Funko EMEA, we have a diverse and collaborative culture with a propensity for action whilst always striving to have FUN! To learn more, visit our first-ever European online store, check out and stay in touch on social over at Twitter (@FunkoEurope), Facebook (/FunkoEurope) and Instagram.

Loungefly Overview

Born in Southern California, Funko’s subsidiary, Loungefly, is a contemporary fashion brand that designs a wide selection of unique licensed fashion accessories including products derived from Disney, Marvel, Harry Potter, Hello Kitty, Star Wars and more. Hailed by fashion bible Grazia as, “the fan-focused accessory brand”, Loungefly produce coveted and collectible fashion accessories that dedicated fans around the globe are very quick to hunt down. Made from premium materials, products include; backpacks, cross-body bags, cardholders, wallets and purses. Loungefly injects the “Fun(ko)” into every outfit! Keep up to date over at Instagram (@LoungeflyEurope)!


The Team Leader - Warehouse will oversee and coordinate the daily fulfilment activities within their assigned functional area. They will implement productivity, quality and service standards to attain the appropriate level of throughput while maintaining on-time/in full compliance.


  • Ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of your team and the wider warehouse community (new)
  • Lead your team ensuring appropriate staffing levels, organising and directing work within your functional area
  • Work collaboratively with other functional areas within both the DC and the wider business to deliver service excellence
  • Coach & mentor your team to deliver high performance whilst Identifying ways to Improve processes
  • Carryout annual reviews within your functional area and support operative development
  • Ensure all HR ER requirements are completed within the relevant timeframe, to a high standard and that our operatives are provided with additional support as necessary
  • Deliver daily communications to your team, providing updates on KPI metrics and process enhancements, using root cause analysis to rectify any defects identified
  • This list is not exhaustive and may vary as other areas of need are identified.


  • Previous experience of leading a team within a FMCG environment with a strong emphasis on safety
  • You’ll be a self-starter who is highly organised, with a proactive approach and a ‘can do’ attitude to problem solving.
  • You will have strong attention to detail.
  • You will have high levels of initiative, energy and have passion and dedication for completing tasks to the highest standards.
  • You should be able to work effectively as an individual, as well as part of the management team and have proven experience in motivating a team and change management.
  • Experience In Lean Six Sigma preferred
  • You’ll have strong communication skills and be competent in English & Maths. You must also have IT skills, be able to utilize Microsoft Excel proficiently and be familiar with workflow management


  • This is a fantastic opportunity within a rapidly expanding business, which is on track for phenomenal growth
  • The opportunity to help grow something from a relatively small base within a highly buoyant marketplace
  • Excellent promotional opportunities as the business grows
  • Outstanding culture, which is fun, dynamic and constantly evolving


Funko offers competitive salaries and our benefits include (but not limited to) 25 days annual leave per year (pro rata), enhanced Company Pension, Discretionary Company Bonus, Virtual Working options, Wellbeing Support, Group Income Protection, Group Life Assurance, Medical Cash Plan, employee discount and a wide variety of discounts (shopping, food & drink, entertainment and health & fitness) through Perkbox.

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 any protected characteristics in accordance with the Equality Act.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


What Funko Offers
Funko 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.