Crew I – Grip

Toronto

Are you looking for work/life balance? Do you want to be part of behind-the-scenes in film and TV production? If you’d like to join an exciting team at a leading company keep reading…

About us

Sim is a leading supplier of film/TV studio production equipment, as well as workflow/dailies and post-production services. We’re proud to have supported features such as “Deadpool,” “Handmaid’s Tale,” “Game of Thrones,” “Stranger Things,” “Power Rangers” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”

We provide Studio, Camera, Lighting & Grip, Dailies and Post Production services and have locations throughout Canada and the United States.

For more information, visit siminternational.com or visit us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn @simcomplete.

About the Position

The position of Crew follows specific processes as defined in the Procedures Handbook.  They will ensure lighting, grip and cable equipment is appropriately and accurately pulled, shipped, received, tested and checked for damage in a safe, timely and efficient manner.  They will advise the Department Head or 2nd Department Head when inventory supply is low.  They will maintain the warehouse in an orderly, neat fashion and assist in any other area of Sim Lighting + Grip as required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pull and ship orders following Lighting, Grip, Cable and Swing shipping processes as required
    • Visually check equipment to ensure there is no visible damage, all pieces accounted for and in good working condition
    • Assemble as necessary and test equipment prior to shipment
    • Flag and refer defective equipment to the appropriate party, following department protocols
  • Receive rental orders and purchases following Lighting, Grip, Cable and Swing receiving processes as required
  • Maintain positive and courteous customer relationships
  • Conduct all duties expeditiously in a safe and careful manner to minimize damage
  • Process work assignments as designated by Department Head, 2nd Department Head and / or Floor Manager
  • Ensure iCodes, serial numbers, barcodes and engraving on equipment are reflecting Sim standard, referring issues to the appropriate party, following department protocols
  • Perform RentalWorks functions as directed by Department Head, could include staging/scanning/printing barcodes, status inquiries, and quality control activities
  • Refer RentalWorks data entry errors or COD orders to the Rental Coordinator (RC)
  • Direct customer enquiries/complaints to the RC, Customer Service Representative or Inside Sales Representative as appropriate
  • Maintain all work areas in a clean and safe state
  • Preform testing and maintenance on equipment as assigned
  • Identify issues and make recommendations (includes damaged equipment on shelf, defective bar codes, internal communication issues, paperwork, customer relations, etc.)
  • Build team relationships with co-workers
  • Continuous knowledge building of equipment (new and historic) including their uses and locations
  • Provide assistance in other departments as required
  • Perform all other reasonable duties assigned by the company
  • Primary frequent internal contact within the department and with the Technical Support, Generators and Transportation Departments;
  • Primary frequent external contact with customers and drivers.

What You’ll Need

  • Successful completion of secondary school preferred
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in film and/or television production related field an asset
  • Experience in a warehouse environment is an asset
  • Film production experience is an asset
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Order picker and forklift certified preferred
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness of all processes
  • Cope with high work volumes
  • Know when to escalate matters for higher level approval
  • Maintain effective communication during times of high work volume
  • Maintain temperament during times of high stress and customer complaints
  • Must be capable of operating a forklift and order picker
  • Availability to do overtime including weekends

Our Work Environment

  • On feet for extended periods of time
  • Frequent heavy lifting
  • Warehouse conditions; exposure to climatic changes
  • May be required to work outside for extended periods
  • Repetitive movement with hands while using equipment
  • Some exposure to hazardous materials
  • Frequent bending, crouching and kneeling

Perks You’ll Receive

We can offer you:

  • Competitive wages in line with market standards
  • Retirement savings program with company matching
  • Comprehensive company-sponsored health benefits
  • Perks including discounted health and wellness programs
  • Employment Assistance Program (EAP) for counseling, financial planning, work-related concerns
  • Exposure to best-in-class motion picture technologies
  • Free parking with electric charging station(s) at most locations
  • Company events including: food truck lunches, summer BBQ’s, technology workshops, and industry events;
  • The opportunity to mentor new hires and interns
  • A work environment where you can really make an impact
  • Growth opportunities and a career, not just a job

Equal Opportunity & Accommodation

Sim is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other basis protected by law.

Sim is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are compliant with local legislation. Applicants requiring accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process are encouraged to advise accordingly.

How to apply

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com