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Shipper/Receiver
Vancouver
Posted: Sep 7, 2016

We currently have an opening in our Whites Vancouver office for a Shipper/Receiver. This is a full time permanent role.

The duties and responsibilities include:
• Prioritize daily workload (Local, National, International, sub rentals) and assign tasks to driver.
• Ensure that the driver stay on schedule (pick-ups, drop-offs, lunch, projects).
• Work closely with the Sub Rental Coordinator/Rentals Desk Coordinator to ensure the timely delivery and return of sub rented equipment.
• Ensure that all incoming received equipment from other locations is counted and paperwork is turned in to the desk for proper check-in.
• Ensure that all outgoing equipment to other locations is counted, packaged, and includes all proper documentation.
• Ensure that All cross border documentation is complete for timely and successful delivery.
• Ensure that all goods received are cross referenced against a packing slips (must be signed and dated) and turned in to the Rentals Desk Coordinator in a timely manner.
• Be the direct contact for couriers, logistics, and brokers. Submit accurate shipping quotes to the CSR’s in a timely manner.
• Attend daily general meeting, daily departmental head meeting and daily afternoon rentals meeting
• Drive when needed.
• Must be able to open and close the warehouse.
• Provide the highest level of customer service to productions and crew.
• Create a work environment that fosters creativity, ingenuity and high staff morale.
• Reduce costs whenever and wherever possible.

The Shipper/Receiver will also be asked to assist in other areas of the Warehouse as needed. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
• Work on special projects assigned by the Supervisor, Warehouse or the Manager, Warehouse Operations.
• Process equipment in all departments (Cable, Grip, Fabric, Electrics, and Triage).
• Organize equipment on shelves.
• Assist with warehouse reorganization projects.
• Operate the forklift for all departments.
• Assist with keeping the yard clean.

Qualifications:
• Minimum of 2 years Shipping and Receiving experience (both domestic and international)
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent management skills
• Able to multi-task
• Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
• Excellent numeric skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work up to 12 hours per day if needed
Note: This is a physically demanding job

General
Toronto
Posted: Oct 4, 2016

We are currently looking to fill a variety of positions including: Warehouse/Floor Staff, Maintenance Technicians, Generator/Fleet Technician and others. These are full time permanent roles with competitive base salaries and full benefits coverage including a matching RRSP program.

If you are interested in applying to any of the above positions, please submit a resume to hr@whites.com indicating in the subject line which position(s) you would like to apply for.

If the above positions aren’t suited to your qualifications, please feel free to submit your resume for consideration for any other roles that may become available. We are always looking to add great people to our team.

Rentals Coordinator/Warehouse Supervisor
Winnipeg
Posted: Nov 24, 2016

We currently have an opening for the position of Rentals Coordinator/Warehouse Supervisor located in the Winnipeg Office.  This position reports to the Operations Manager.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Ensure that all procedures in relation to inventory control are being followed by operations staff.
  • Distribute pull lists to warehouse staff.
  • Check-out equipment in RTPro and print contracts.
    • Liaise with CSR’s/floor staff on any order changes, when appropriate.
    • Ensure that proper paperwork procedures are followed (i.e. double counts are completed with appropriate initials included, contracts are signed accordingly.)
  • Ensure all show paperwork is given to the appropriate CSR.
  • Provide the highest level of customer service to productions and crew.
  • Make changes and adjustments to orders with the approval from the CSR’s or when the designated CSR is unavailable.
  • Assist customers with loading and unloading gear in high volume situations.
  • Create accurate rentals contracts in RTPro.
  • Check in equipment through RTPro and generate check in sheets for customers.
  • Generate return paperwork to ensure that returns are applied correctly.
  • Communicate effectively with CSR’s to ensure returns are applied to the correct customer orders.
  • Work with CSR’s to close outstanding sub-rental orders expediently.
  • Filing of show paperwork w/CSR’s.
  • Checking equipment in and out of repair through RTPro Repair module.
  • Aid in preparation of annual physical inventory as well as inventory spot checks.
  • Maintain a clean and presentable work area.
  • Ensure steady work flow for floor staff, scheduling lunches and breaks and ensuring constant communication amongst floor staff and CSR’s.
  • Opening and closing of rentals desk and ensuring the building is secure when required.
  • Shift: 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.
  • Create a work environment that fosters creativity, ingenuity and high staff morale.
  • Other duties as required.

 Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Must have strong knowledge of film/production equipment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel and Database programs
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.

 Should you or anyone you know have the qualifications and are interested in this position, please forward your resume to Michael Drabot at mdrabot@whites.com for consideration. All applications will be considered, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The deadline for resume submission is 5:00pm on Monday November 28, 2016.

Rentals Desk Coordinator/Fabric Associate/Warehouse Staff
Vancouver
Posted: Nov 25, 2016

Whites Vancouver is looking for energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team! These are full time permanent roles with competitive base salaries and full benefits coverage including a matching RRSP program.

We currently have openings for the following positions:

  • Rentals Desk Coordinator

Centered in the middle of our operation, the Rentals Desk Coordinator position is responsible for distributing pull lists, creating accurate rental contracts and checking in equipment to generate check-in sheets. This role requires excellent communication skills as you are required to interact with both internal staff and external clients. This is an exciting role for someone who has some equipment knowledge, the ability to multi-task in a loud fast paced environment and exceptional customer service skills.

  • Fabric Associate

The Fabric department at Whites is tasked with the management of our fabric inventory which includes the processing, cleaning and repairing of our fabrics for film and television productions. We are ideally looking for an individual with previous industrial sewing experience, excellent communication and organization skills and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

  • Warehouse Staff

Here’s the opportunity to learn from the warehouse level up! These are physically demanding entry level positions which allow you to learn the equipment and our internal processes and interact with a variety of individuals within the workplace. No prior experience is required; we are looking for enthusiastic, reliable and flexible people to build our future around.

 If you are interested in applying to any of the above positions, please submit a resume to hr@whites.com indicating in the subject line which position(s) you would like to apply for.

Assistant Shipper/Receiver
Toronto
Posted: Dec 22, 2016

We currently have an opening for the position of Assistant Shipper/Receiver located at Whites Toronto.  This position reports to the Manager, Toronto Operations.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Become familiar with shipping methods and policies of Whites.
  • Receiving of deliveries into the facility:
    • Check and sign delivery slips.
    • Assist with unloading as necessary.
    • Unpacking of shipments and matching of goods to the packing slip. Verify the quality and quantity of goods to the packing slip.
    • Accept or return merchandise according to established procedures.
  • Calculate shipping costs while monitoring deadlines to ensure cost effectiveness.
  • Affix shipping bar codes, prices, and security tags as necessary.
  • Place received goods in appropriate department and inform the relevant individual of its arrival.
  • Maintain copies of Purchase Orders, and all shipping paperwork for future reference. Update Outlook (Excel spreadsheets) so that department managers can track orders.
  • Contact transport companies and suppliers in order to expedite, trace or return shipments that do not conform to specifications or purchase orders.
  • Maintain storage area, organizes and places stock on shelves. Ensures area is secure at all times.
  • Operate forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Inspect all forklifts to ensure they meet all safety rules and regulations on a daily and weekly basis in accordance with OHSA. Complete monthly reporting.
  • Ensure bulb shipments are checked for damage and are recorded then brought to the bulb room.
  • Procure pallets and packing materials for shipping.
  • Maintain Recycling for Cable Brass and steel.
  • Monitor and Manage Cardboard and Garbage.
  • Check and service all departments including Cinegrip for day to day requests. 
  • Prepare all shipments including envelopes/boxes from Administration to Regional offices, and trace when necessary.
  • Work closely with National Purchasing and Expendable Managers.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a professional individual with excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including the Microsoft Office Suite of products.
  • This is a physically demanding position. Candidate must be capable of heavy lifting.
  • Must have shipping / receiving knowledge of international shipping including customs and brokerage.
  • Must be certified forklift operator. Training will be provided if required.
  • Ability to operate under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Must have excellent literacy and numerical skills.
  • Hours of work: Monday – Friday 7:00am – 4:30pm.

Should you or anyone you know have the qualifications and are interested in this position, please forward your resume to hr@whites.com for consideration. All applications will be considered, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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