Commercial Floor Associate

Vancouver
Posted: 
September 30, 2021

Our Company

Founded in 1963, William F. White International Inc. (“WFW”), a Sunbelt Rentals Company, is Canada’s oldest and largest provider of production equipment to the entertainment industry. With offices across the country, the company services productions of all sizes from coast to coast and houses an extensive state-of-the-art inventory, including camera, lighting, grip, specialty equipment, location support and a growing portfolio of premium studio properties.

Our Shared Purpose

What really gets you out of bed every morning? Other than the smell of coffee, we’re driven by our shared purpose- to make the magic of storytelling happen. It’s not a surprise that our team is comprised of passionate creators and experienced technical experts.  The one thing we all have in common is our love for “moving pictures”, whether it’s glossy high budget TV series or a homegrown Canadian indie film. Our job is to help bring the magic of storytelling to life, by supporting our clients as their go-to Partners in Production.

Our Values

Values are important to us, not only do they set us apart from the pack, but these shared values also bring us together. At the end of the day, it’s these principles that we strive to live by in our everyday professional lives and what we turn to in the face of adversity. 

  • Put people first

We support and respect our team, clients, and community before anything else.

  • Do what we say

We act with integrity and follow through on our commitments.

  • Foster excellence

We engage and empower great people to do great things.

  • Support our communities

We work with our industry partners to build safe, healthy, inclusive, and sustainable communities. 

The Golden Opportunity

To better serve the production industry’s growing ambitions, our Commercial team is looking for an individual to join us in the role of Commercial Floor Associate. This is a full-time, permanent position located in Vancouver.

Responsibilities

  • Complete assignments and special projects delegated by the Supervisor, Commercial and Truck Package Department and the Warehouse Supervisor.
  • Pull Commercial orders, load, and unload trucks (Lighting, Grip, and Cable)
  • All counts to be performed to the highest standards of accuracy.
  • Meet daily processing quotas when applicable.
  • Tag and clear returned equipment
  • Advise of any equipment defects or damage.
  • Inventory and re-stock expendable kits.
  • Thoroughly inspect all commercial vehicles upon return for damage.
  • Complete and submit vehicle inspection paperwork.
  • Able to safely operate large vehicles (5 tons) both on our lot and to and from studio drops.
  • Safely fuel and report fuel usage of vehicles.
  • Able to operate forklifts and the order picker.
  • Available after hours both evenings and weekends.
  • Willing to open and close the building.
  • Keep warehouse clean and organized.
  • Comply with WCB requirements.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Other duties as required.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent numeric skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Able to work up to 12 hours per day if needed.
  • Previous experience in shipping and receiving would be an asset.
  • This is a physically demanding job.

The Icing on the Cake

We’ve got your essentials covered, from competitive base salaries and a group benefits package (with massages and dental) to a group RRSP plan and a company wide profit-sharing program. Our Education and Training team is serious about supporting you with resources to perform at your very best and there is a tuition reimbursement program amongst other things. The WFW team is growing at a rapid rate to meet the world’s unsatiable hunger for awesome content. We’re literally helping to shape the future of entertainment. Join us.

If this sounds like your #dreamjob, then send your best resume to HR@whites.com. All applications will be considered, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.