Shipping and Receiving – Location Equipment Supply (LES)

Vancouver
Posted: 
May 13, 2022

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- On Location

WFW Location Equipment Supply (LES) has everything that productions need to keep shoot days running smoothly. With locations in both Vancouver and Toronto, our LES team go the extra mile to keep crew members safe and help make talent happy. Our inventory is impressively wide-ranging from old school director’s chairs and state of the art change rooms, to the necessary portable bathrooms and traffic cones. We even stock up on Personal Protection Equipment that clients have come to rely on to keep productions safe amid the ever-changing environment in which we all operate in. This department is absolutely essential to keep the industry buzzing and content creation flowing.

To better serve the production industry’s growing ambitions, our Location Equipment Supply team is looking for the perfect candidate to join us in the role of Shipper & Receiver - Location Equipment Supply (LES). This is a full-time, permanent position located in Vancouver. This position reports to the Assistant General Manager, LES Vancouver and the hours of work are Saturday to Wednesday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

The Shipper and Receiver ensures the LES brand leads the market in client experience by taking proactive steps to improve operations and exceed client expectations.  

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper inventory control for all outgoing and incoming equipment.
  • Loading and unloading of vehicles, order picking and preparation, accepting customer returns.
  • Coordinating customer pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Liaise with customers in the collection of all job-related information including job name, production type, job dates and job contacts.
  • Liaise with customer contacts of on-site locations for logistical purposes in relation to correct dispatch of drivers to and from locations.
  • Schedule assistance for labour required work for festivals, events and larger film-related equipment loads.
  • Work closely with Operations Supervisor, Rentals Desk Coordinator and Client Services Representatives to coordinate weekly and daily scheduling.
  • Field any customer concerns or complaints and ensure all concerns or complaints are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with other internal departments as required.
  • Overtime required as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Excel, Word, etc).
  • Knowledge of the film industry including equipment and personnel.
  • Working knowledge of rental software program would be considered an asset, however not required.
  • Must have strong organizational, interpersonal and multitasking skills.
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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 insatiable 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.