Warehouse Technician – Prep and De-Prep Department

Full Time

Job Title:               Warehouse Technician – Prep and De-Prep Department

Location:               Twickenham, Greater London

Position Type:     Permanent/Full Time

Salary:                    £24,500- £28,000 depending on experience.

Overtime:              Paid overtime – Hourly basic rate of pay Monday-Friday and time and a half on weekends

Closing Date:       12th April 2024

Britannia Row Productions is a world class audio rental company supplying high end audio equipment and skilled audio engineers to global music tours, sporting and corporate events. Now part of the US based Clair Global group of companies our business and impressive client list is growing and we require an  additional Prep and De -prep Technician in our Warehouse.

The prep and de-prep department is responsible for combining equipment from other internal departments and constructing bespoke audio systems for our valued clients. It is the department’s responsibility to ensure that all equipment is prepared, presented and assembled to our exacting standards and fit for use at our live events.

What will you do?

You will support every aspect of the preparation of audio equipment for live concerts, tours and corporate events. Co-operating with other warehouse departments, Heads of Department and the Warehouse Manager to provide efficient, high quality bespoke audio systems for our clients and offer professional support to Freelance Crew and Client Crew.

The main job tasks will be:



  • Liaising daily with Prep and De-prep Manager, Operations department and Warehouse Manager to ensure an understanding of the requirements of each job and deadlines
  • Liaising daily with Prep and De-prepManager helping to organise a team of people needed to handlethe requirements of eachjob and deadlines.
  • Liaising daily with Head of Departments (HOD’s) to ensure that equipment is ready for Pre- prep and Prep
  • Helping to organise the Pre-prep and De-prep area and ensuring space is available and allocated for each Prep
  • Prioritising the de-prep of any equipment necessary for upcoming jobs
  • Analysing and interpreting technical documents provided by clients in order to build systems to specification
  • Assisting operations coordinators by feeding back potential improvements or optimisations of audio systems after once technical info has been analysed

Prep and De-prep

  • Keeping Prep area & Warehouse clean, tidy and safe
  • Prepping and/or managing equipment preparation throughout Pre-prep and Prep process, ensuring a high standard of work at all times
  • Helping build racks and systems of control equipment during Pre-prep and Prep processes
  • Maintaining a high level of quality and ensuring regulatory standards (UK/EU specific)are adhered to
  • Working with other departments to test all audio equipment and systems once build is complete
  • Help ensure that prep is running smoothly, and that deadlines are met
  • De-prepping and/or managing equipment in the De-prep, returning equipment for Re-prep to the designated department
  • Corralling and reporting on the whereabouts of any client equipment and goods to Prep HOD immediately during De-prep
  • Stock control using current rental management software
  • Supervising, managing and training of warehouse Operatives and Apprentices


 What are we looking for?:

  • An understanding of Audio Systems
  • Hands on experience of working with audio systems
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Technically minded
  • Attention to detail
  • An appetite for learning with a “can-do” attitude
  • Ability to work in a focused and efficient manner
  • Flexibility and availability to work extended hours and some weekends


The following would be advantageous, however on-the-job training will be provided:

  • Electronics, audio or computing degrees
  • Experience installing AV, electrical or IT network equipment
  • Experience in inventory management using a barcode system or similar
  • Experience working at live events or venues in a technical capacity
  • Dante, AVB or other Audio over IP protocol experience/certification
  • A working knowledge of Digico, Avid, SSL or Allen and Heath console system

 What do we offer?

  • Paid overtime – Hourly basic rate of pay Monday-Friday and time and a half on weekends
  • 23 days’ holiday per annum plus bankholidays
  • Working hours are10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday*
  • Trainingand professional development – Britannia Row is a company that believes highlyin internal progression and promotion
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme – 4% Employer Contribution, 5%Employee Contribution
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • On-site Parking
  • Tea, coffee & fruit
  • Flu vaccination

 *Standard working hours are 10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday but you may need to work extended hours and some weekends.

We’re building a diverse, inclusive team

You’re welcome at Britannia Row wherever you’re from and whoever you are. We know that sometimes, people don’t apply for a job because they don’t have every single skill listed in the job’s requirements. So if you’re interested in a role here and believe you could be a good fit, we encourage you to apply.

If you fit this profile and are looking for a new challenge, then submit your CV and covering letter by clicking on the provided link. Please state the job title and where you saw the job advertised.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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