Full time

Kit Room Technician

About CineArk

CineArk is a rental house, supplying specialist film equipment to film and TV production companies worldwide. We also offer managed storage, maintenance and technical support services to film crew working in the film and television industry. We are a young company, but our commitment to innovation, technical excellence and customer service has quickly established us as a leading company within the industry and we already service many leading feature film franchises, high end TV productions and TV commercials, in the UK, Europe and across the world.

Brief description of role

We are seeking a Kit Room Technician to support the day-to-day duties of the warehouse function. Working from CineArk’s main facility in High Wycombe, Bucks, the Kit Room Technician will play a vital role in ensuring that our business runs smoothly, and our customers are satisfied. The right candidate will be process driven with a good degree of flexibility, initiative and common sense. Will be a team player with a positive outlook and a can-do attitude. This role would suit somebody who has a practical, hands on approach; is good with technology and DIY; finds it easy to learn how to use new technical equipment and enjoys problem solving.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Building and testing the AV technical equipment for hire to film productions

  • Receiving and processing new products – asset listing and uploading information onto our dedicated asset management system

  • Maintain the inventory/stock control systems to ensure equipment is located, stored and transferred correctly; ensure the stock inventory is accurate

  • Delivery and collection of equipment to and from the film studios. This could occasionally involve early starts/ late finishes and occasional weekends

  • Cleaning Equipment – care needed with expensive technical equipment

  • Goods In – receiving deliveries/post and processing related paperwork, checking technical equipment is in good working order

  • Shipping goods – preparing goods for shipping and booking shipments

Other Duties:

  • Forklift duties – training provided

  • Cable making – training provided

  • PAT testing – training course provided

Candidate Requirements:

  • Clean driving licence

  • Physically active – moving and handling of equipment required

  • Practical, basic DIY skills

  • Common sense – ability to work unsupervised

  • Conscientious and positive attitude with the ability to work under pressure

  • Flexibility – the company priorities change unexpectedly, candidate needs to be able to change duties at short notice, in line with the business needs

  • Discretion – working in sensitive areas of film production

  • Computer literate – competent with MS Office – Excel, Word and Apple with ability to learn new programs and applications quickly

Desirable but not essential:

  • Interest in electronics / computers or AV, film equipment

  • Higher education

Working Conditions

  • 42.5 hours average per week

  • Hours of Business – 8am to 6pm with the flexibility to work outside of these hours if required.

  • Monday to Friday – 4.5 days per week. Occasional weekend hours may sometimes be required

  • Holiday 20 days per year (excluding bank holidays)

If this sounds like you, apply now

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