If you view customers as human beings.

If you believe in rolling up your sleeves and getting to work.

If you look at solutions rather than the clock, then we’d like to get to know you better.


Warehouse and Transport Coordinator


Division:         PS Production Services Ltd.

Location:        Parry Sound

Reports to:     VP & GM – Toronto


To apply for this position please email a cover letter and resume to by Thursday November 20th 2014.

SIM Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. We thank all candidates for their interest in our Company, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise Human Resources so arrangements can be made.

Position Summary:

Co-ordinate and operate the Northern operation ensuring the cleanliness and organization of premises/equipment and that activities are done safely, accurately, efficiently and cost-effectively while adhering to all processes according to the PS Procedures Handbook.  Ensure equipment is of the highest quality and availability.

Co-ordinate, maintain and replenish package trucks; perform other warehouse and driver tasks as required.  Inspect, test, maintain, repair, manufacture and modify equipment in a safe and timely manner.  Provide technical support to PS staff and customers.  Collectively build PS as the supplier of choice.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


Warehouse and Lighting and Grip Trucks:


  • Pull orders from warehouse and load lighting and grip trucks following Lighting, Grip and Cable Shipping Processes
  • Receive rental orders and purchases following Lighting, Grip and Cable Receiving Processes
  • Know the equipment status of each truck at all times keeping a detailed deficiency list as required
  • Replenish consumable supplies on trucks
  • Review truck operator log sheets – exchange and replace equipment as required.  Whenever practical, inspect all materials and fabrics used after each job
  • Perform periodic inventories of rental and consumable items on trucks
  • Perform night pick-ups as required
  • Perform duties of Package Truck Operator as required
  • Perform monthly inspection & testing of all equipment including sub rentals
  • Monitor the maintenance and safe use of material handling equipment (e.g. genie lift)
  • Perform daily safety inspections of material handling equipment
  • Maintain and perform minor repairs on equipment
  • Advise appropriate departments of any truck/generator/dolly problems
  • Schedule and co-ordinate regular truck, generator maintenance and material handling equipment
  • Operate studio generator – testing
  • Ensure equipment is at the highest possible quality and returned to inventory in a timely manner
  • Ensure activities are conducted in a safe manner and according to legislated requirements: OHSA, MOL, CSA and Fire regulations
  • Ensure all equipment is safeguarded
  • Maintain expendables
  • Perform annual inventory functions
  • Identify issues and make recommendations (includes damaged equipment on shelf, defective bar codes, poor communication, paperwork, customer relations, etc.)
  • Frequently travel to Toronto office for training purposes and/or equipment pick up
  • Keep warehouse clean, safe and organized
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the mission, vision, and values of the Company
  • Adhere to the Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Labour regulations
  • Adhere to the Company’s Code of Conduct
  • Attends staff meetings as required
  • Maybe required to perform deliveries following the Company’s Delivery processes
  • Ensure all safety checks are taken during times of high volumes
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of all documentation
  • Perform others duties as required


Customer Service


  • Liaison with Sales and appropriate Department Heads in Toronto
  • Assist with the development of Northern marketing strategy and tools
  • Establish and maintain relationships with local production personnel
  • Visit key personnel on set and in office on a regular basis
  • Be presentable, courteous and conscientious at all times; a real Ambassador of the Company
  • Answers incoming phone calls with regard to product information and sales, order expediting, customer relations and complaints in a timely, professional and courteous manner
  • Direct customer enquiries/complaints to the RC, Customer Service Representative or Inside Sales Representative as appropriate
  • Carry a company cell phone.  Provide customers with 24 hour, 7 days a week service
  • Perform other duties as required




Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:



  • Technical/College Diploma (2 years), or equivalent with limited (under 1 year) practical experience
  • Film location experience required
  • Certified operator of material handling equipment (e.g. genie lift)
  • Has basic working knowledge of electronic, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, milling, lathe or welding equipment; certification is desirable
  • Ability to access and resolve basic equipment problems
  • Able to complete simple job tasks; requires guidance to complete more complex tasks
  • Ability to multi task and adapt to changes in work load
  • Good working knowledge and use of hand tools, and/or metred equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Working knowledge of  inventory/repair computer programs an asset
  • DZ licensed required
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean record
  • Ability to read, understand, and adhere to the rules and regulations of the road
  • Extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s)
  • Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs
  • Experience of Safety Guidelines and WHMIS
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs (Word, Outlook, Excel) and in the use of office equipment
  • Ability to prioritize appropriately and work independently in a solitary setting
  • Ability to maintain temperament and composure during times of high volume and stress and customer complaint
  • Ability to work awkward and unusual hours




  • Primary contacts are external with various gaffers, grips, etc.
  • Ongoing internal contact primarily with the other RCs, Package Truck Operator  and Supervisor, Shipping/Receiving


  Physical Demands/Working Conditions:


  • Warehouse conditions
  • Heavy lifting
  • Solitary work environment
  • Frequent travel
  • Occasional high stress and long working  hours
  • Exposure to set and customer locations
  • Exposure to changing weather conditions




By Telephone: 1-800-461-0037


In person: Please visit the reception desk.