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Warehouse Assistant & Packer

Job Description

A well-known Fine Art & Antiques Shipping company in West London is looking for an experienced Warehouse Assistant/ Art Packer to join their team.

The successful candidate has the potential for growth within the company, as well as fantastic training opportunities.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Professional handling, packing and crating of sensitive and valuable antiques, furniture, sculptures and fine art
  • Packing and crating for local, domestic and international transport
  • Understand how to properly wrap and load in artworks within a truck or container to keep them secure during transport
  • Inspecting artworks to determine how to pack for transport
  • Efficiently handling paperwork including bills of lading, labelling, time sheets and detailed condition reports with photos
  • Communicating with operations team throughout the day

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Good computer skills and experience in working with warehouse systems
  • Proven experience with industry standards for handling, packing, transporting and installing high end furniture, art and antiques
  • Ability to efficiently wrap/pack sensitive and valuable furniture, works of art and antiques
  • Be physically fit and have the ability to work comfortably on ladders, scaffolding or mechanized lifts
  • Certified forklift & scissors lift operation is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanour
  • Familiar with basic art terminology