Warehouse Technician – Prep and De-Prep Department

Job Title: Warehouse Technician – Prep & De-Prep Department
Position Type Permanent/Full-time
Location: Twickenham, Middlesex 
Working Hours: 10 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Salary: On Application
Overtime: Paid overtime – basic hourly rate Monday-Friday, and time and a half on weekends

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-prep Manager helping to organise a team of people needed to handle the requirements of each job 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 sub-hired and transfers equipment to check in/out with the help of HOD’s.
  • 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 the Prep area & Warehouse clean, tidy, and safe.
  • Prepping and/or managing equipment preparation throughout Pre-prep and Prep process, always ensuring a high standard of work.
  • 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 the Warehouse Manager immediately during De-prep.
  • Stock control using our 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 working with audio systems
  • Troubleshooting and critical thinking 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
  • Working knowledge of DiGico, Avid, SSL or Allen and Heath console systems

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 bank holidays
  • Working hours are 10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday*
  • Training and professional development – Britannia Row is a company that believes highly in 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
  • Complimentary tea, coffee & fruit
  • Free Flu vaccination

*Standard working hours are 10 am to 6 pm, 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 are from and whoever you are. We know that sometimes, people do not apply for a job because they do not have every single skill listed in the job’s requirements. So, if you are 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 send your CV and cover letter to careers@britanniarow.com Please state the job title and where you saw the job advertised

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.