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Fine Art Packer (VR/19115)



£25,000 - £28,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Middlesex

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19 July 2018

Fine Art Handler - Middlesex - £25,000 - £28,000 - VR/19115

Our client, a specialist Fine Art & Antiques shipping company based in Middlesex, are seeking to appoint an experienced Fine Art Handler to join their team.

Responsibilities of the Fine Art Handler 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, load, span, tie in artworks within a truck/container to keep them safe and stable during transport
  • Inspecting artworks to determine how, where, when, or if to touch them and how to pack for transport
  • Efficiently handling paperwork including bills of lading, labelling, timesheets and detailed condition reports with photos
  • Communicating with operations team throughout the day
  • Thorough understanding of proper packing materials for all surfaces

The ideal Fine Art Handler will possess the following:

  • Thorough understanding and a minimum of 1 year 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
  • Have the ability to work comfortably on ladders, scaffolding or mechanized lifts
  • Certified forklift & scissors lift operation is a plus
  • Professional appearance and demeanour
  • Familiar with basic art terminology

If you wish to apply, or for more information, please email your CV to the Removals team of Red Recruit at careers@redrecruit.com quoting reference VR/19115

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with global prominence in the Removals, Relocations, Shipping, Freight, Logistics and Finance industries. We provide an expert consultative, project managed approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate. Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruits mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression. We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs. Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience of their specialist sector.

Red Recruit offers services to the Office and Commercial Moving sector, Domestic Movers as well as Corporate and International Removal companies. We recruit Removals Sales Estimators, Removals Branch Managers, Removals Operations Managers, Move Coordinators, Office and Commercial Move Managers, Global Moves Specialists as well as many more. The types of vacancies within the removal industry that we specialise in include the following: moving company, moving and storage, commercial moving, international moving, office removal, commercial removal, international removal, removal company, moving services, office movers, business removal, fine art removals, fine art moving, export packing, fine art shipping and move management.

Due to the current large volume of applicants for roles, unfortunately if you have not received a response within five working days, your application has been unsuccessful.