Warehouse Supervisor, Rockland County

Art storage & services company seeks a full-time Warehouse Supervisor to support and supervise art handlers in day-to-day activities within our Rockland County warehouses. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, experience working in New York City and/or storage and collection management experience and will be comfortable installing, packing and moving a wide range of art objects. The Warehouse Supervisor will report to the Rockland County Operations Manager. Some weekend work may apply.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead, manage and mentor a team of highly skilled art handlers, including freelance and temporary workers, in daily warehouse activities and art handling best practices. This includes but is not limited to ensuring that all assignments are completed in a timely fashion, approving paid time off, completing annual performance reviews, giving feedback and ensuring quality of work.
  • Schedule art handling staff to assist on all internal labor needs, including onsite client requests, ensuring safety of property and positive client experience within UOVO’s system
  • Actively work alongside and engage with staff throughout the day within the Warehouse to ensure adherence to overall schedule, quality of work and proactively troubleshoot issues that arise
  • Plan and oversee onsite installations and de-installations, maintain strict inventory control and provide client assistance when needed
  • Ensure standardized best practices for packing and handling in conjunction with other Operations team members to ensure all UOVO handlers are well-trained and mentored in methods and materials
  • Liaise between the Accounts Management team and Operations team, providing timely feedback when required
  • Ensure all reporting staff maintain the highest levels of communication and professionalism, both internally and externally
  • Focus on providing exceptional client service and satisfaction
  • Assist and collaborate with other technical managers and projects as necessary
  • Other tasks as assigned by Operations Manager

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Team Player who can work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Comfortable in a results-driven workplace
  • 5-7 years of warehousing, logistics and/or art handling experience
  • 3-4 years of people management experience
  • Experience interacting with art professionals
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Extensive knowledge of art handling best practices, including packing, framing, wrapping, installations, and crating
  • Experience with a variety of fine art mediums and packing materials
  • Excellent communication and multitasking skills
  • Ability to learn UOVO’s software systems
  • Ability to quickly prioritize and allocate resources in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to push and pull 150 pounds on a dolly or cart, as well as 50 pounds without mechanical aid
  • Ability to carry 40 pounds of varying size and shape up to a distance of 90 feet
  • Ability to stand, walk, squat, bend, kneel, crouch, twist, and reach overhead
  • Ability to be exposed to outside weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain and snow
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift
  • Familiarity with the use of hand trucks, pallet jacks, pry lever bars, dollies and other warehouse equipment

Salary commensurate with experience; health benefits included; 401(k), commuter benefits and profit-share eligibility

About UOVO

UOVO is revolutionizing collections storage and services and transforming stewardship standards in a dynamic market. The organization is driven by a passion for providing the highest caliber of care for the art, design, fashion, and archival works that comprise our shared cultural legacy. UOVO developed world-class facilities with nearly half a million square feet of climate and temperature-controlled storage and a diverse and energetic team of experts offering a full suite of services to accommodate any and all collection needs. UOVO ensures the best possible future for your collection by giving it unparalleled care today.

Send resume and cover letter to: operationsemployment@uovo.art with ‘Rockland County Warehouse Supervisor’ in the subject line.

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