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Shipping-Packaging Associate, Part-Time

 

POSITION SUMMARY

PELLE is seeking a Part-Time Shipping-Packaging Associate for the handling, packaging and shipment of designer-light fixtures, ranging from glass, metals, to cast paper – in our NYC studio. The Shipping-Packaging Associate is the final mark of quality in our product. The ideal candidate person will have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, attention to detail and a willingness to learn. Duties for this position include the appropriate methods for packaging and shipping various light fixtures, via common carrier and road/sea/air freight, to national and international destinations. This person will also be responsible, during shipping downtime, for basic prep and other production-related duties in our lighting workshop. The position is part-time with a competitive hourly wage, beginning immediately, with the possibility of being extended to full-time permanent. Work hours are onsite from Mon-Fri mornings, from 9:30-1:30pm, for a total of 20 hours per week.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

+Follow company procedures and policies for packaging and shipping primarily light fixtures, and at times, design objects and furniture

+Efficiently and meticulously wrap and package light fixtures into cartons and wood crates

+Document and log accurate and descriptive packaging/shipment reports with photo documentation

+Work with Sales team to provide shipment status and updates

+Create shipment labels and ensure that each item, package and box/crate are labeled accurately with shipment labels/signage

+Oversee incoming and outgoing shipping materials to the production studio including cleaning, wrapping, packing and crating supplies

+Maintain packaging standards and methodology

+Meet deadlines to ensure all orders are shipped on time.

+Maintain neat organization in the shipment area daily

+Assist with prepping parts and other simple production duties, during shipping downtime

+Report to Operations Director

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

+Positive/friendly attitude with a strong work ethic

+Team player willing to learn, improve and adapt to a changing, fast-paced work environment

+0-2 years of experience in art handling, a plus if you had prior work experience with art handling packing procedures

+Ability to learn how to efficiently and safely handle, move, pack, unpack, load, unload sensitive and valuable lighting fixtures

+On-the-job creativity, flexibility as well as problem solving skills

+Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+Must be organized, accurate and detail-oriented

+Physically able to lift large and heavy boxes (up to 30lbs), repeatedly

+Woodshop experience is a plus and knowledge of shop tools

+Interest in Art and Design

 

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

PELLE, founded in 2011 by designers Jean and Oliver Pelle, is an award-winning design studio that produces original collections of atelier-crafted lighting that are hand-built to order and installed in locations all over the world. Our Design Studio, Sales Showroom, and Production Workshop are housed in a light-filled floor-through space in Flatiron, Manhattan. You will be working within a small, dedicated, and highly skilled team of builders in a fast-paced workshop environment. Currently, we are adhering to the state’s social distancing rules within our premises.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

For immediate consideration, please submit the following to jobs@pelledesigns.com. Application deadline is Oct. 1st.

Serious applicants only; no phone calls and emails to the studio inbox, please.

+Short statement about yourself and why you’re applying

+Your Resume

+2-3 Professional References