Warehouse Operations Supervisor, Trade Show & Events

1 month ago(11/1/2017 6:36 PM)
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CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring and other services. CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings is the leading nationwide provider of rental furnishings for the exhibit and events industry. From high-profile special events to corporate meetings to weddings, CORT provides the rental furnishings that make exhibitions and events possible. CORT also provides rental furniture to the majority of trade shows and conferences in the nation, including shows and events in Canada. For more information on CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings, visit www.CORTevents.com.


Summary  Directs the development of a comprehensive product marketing cycle in a post-development environment by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:


          Revenue Management:

  • Identifies market potential, engages in business development, identifies and analyzes sources of competition, establishes pricing and market strategies, estimates potential sales, and manages mature product through phase-out.  Report on these to DGM once a quarter. 
  • Identifies sales (both Event and Tradeshow) opportunities and reports leads to DGM and Account Executive on a weekly basis. 
  • Coordinates product introduction and market exploitation with marketing and sales organizations to ensure maximum penetration of market segment. 
  • Provides continuing product surveillance and management of established product to obtain financial objectives. 
  • Leads sales calls in collaboration with the DGM and Account Executive.


          Cost Management: 

  • Manages labor, temp labor, truck, transportation, and warehouse to meet budget commitments. 
  • Provides weekly financial reports to DGM.


          Operations Management: 

  • Controls inventory to insure the integrity of computerized inventory database on a daily basis. 
  • Coordinates incoming and outbound transfers to assure appropriate balance of product and control costs.
  • Maintains a culture where everyone in the facility is knowledgeable of safe work practices and committed to following safe work practices. 
  • Coordinates delivery schedules and logistics with sales team, clients and management. 
  • Manages the loading, unloading, repair, and maintenance of furniture. 
  • Driving, delivering and retrieving furniture to/from tradeshow and special events sites.


          Customer Management:

  •  Maintains a company presence in the local business community especially by representing the company at regional professional association meetings to include ISES, HENA,MPI, and NACE.  Additionally works to achieve a board level position on these organizations. 
  • Maintains and strengthens relations with contractors by making monthly visits, attending precon and postcon meetings, organizing annual client appreciation lunch for each of the main contractors. 
  • Works to resolve customer issues and complaints to satisfy the customer and meet company financial objectives.


          Supervisory Responsibilities

  •  Manages up to 1 subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of up to 2 employees in the Operations and Sales.  
  • Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.  
  • Also directly supervises up to 5 non-supervisory employees.  
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Education and/or Experience

  •  Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. 
  • Must have a valid driver license. 
  • Fluent spoken and written English. 
  • Must be able to travel 30% of the time.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Additional Information

As part of a national company, CORT Furniture Rental offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, a competitive salaries with position specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts. 


For more information on CORT Business Services, please visit our website at www.CORT.com.


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