looking for an Equipment Manager to be responsible for all equipment related
facilities within the studio. Responsible for maintaining and servicing
equipment, you will be in close co-ordination with all departments shoot
related to include production, film, photographic and digital. Experience in
studio lighting department or equipment rental house is necessary.
- Managing studio
lighting and camera equipment to include, Profoto, Briese, Arri, Kino Flo,
Hasselblad, Leica etc.
- Maintain all lighting
and grip equipment to a high level at all times.
- Managing deliveries
and collections to and from the studio.
- Keep an optimum level
of equipment in the studio.
- Be on trend with new
technology and update kit where necessary
- Establish good relationships
with rental houses and suppliers.
- Check the shoots have
all the equipment required, liasing with production teams.
- Check all the
equipment is logged in and out for each shoot on CHEQROOM system
- Test all lights, heads
and packs after shoots so equipment is shoot ready
- Make sure all relevant
equipment is PAT tested and meets all H&S regulations on set.
- Ensure equipment is
packed and stored correctly in house and on location.
- Organise delivery
routes for shoots.
- Manage routine
maintenance and upgrade schedules
- Build long term
relations with hire companies and equipment distributors.
- Monitor the amount of
hireable items for budget control.
- Research prices for
hireable and purchase equipment.
- Keep track of
- Liaise with senior
staff regarding any complaints and suggestions
- Improve the client
experience at the studio.
- Maintain and develop
rental systems for internal, external and 3rd party use.
- Provide reporting and
analysis of usage for volume use and future investment
- Improve workflow for
film and photo teams.
- Increase level of
training available to staff with equipment.
- Create a positive
firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Your Name – Equipment Manager’ in the subject field,
attaching a CV, and brief cover letter addressing the above criteria.
unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted.
note that we are unable to respond to every application due to the volume
received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.