Warehouse Operative

About Us


Our love of creating an amazing visual spectacle and being part of something special, drives who we are, and what we do, every day.

At Neg Earth Lights, we are at the top of the game. Voted favourite lighting rental company in the UK for the last 5 out of 7 years. We deliver quality and innovation on time, every time.

We believe that everything is possible. Whatever we do, we do with respect and passion within an exciting and inspiring community where everyone can excel. Using our collective creativity and resourcefulness, we truly believe that we can turn challenges into opportunities. The show must go on!

Come and experience the show from the best seat in the house. Get your hands on the latest and best quality equipment on the market and work with world renowned Lighting Designers. Set your career goals and follow your career development path while being part of a fun, inviting and diverse company culture.



About You & The Role:


Our team is rapidly expanding and an opportunity has arisen for an additional experienced Warehouse Operative. This Warehouse Operative role is part of team of two that will rotate duties within the general warehouse, including the Spray Booth. The purpose of this role is to provide assistance where required within the warehouse whilst ensuring that the Company’s jobs are completed to the required speciation and within the designated timescales.


Are you looking for a fast paced warehouse based role within a friendly and results orientated team? Are you a great communicator and collaborative problem solver? Is building and maintaining strong relationships really important to you, even in challenging times? Are you a resilient self-starter who prioritises like a pro to stay ahead of the game? Can you respond calmly and maintain focus when faced with the challenges of last minute changes?


You’ll play an essential part in your team and company success story by:


  • Efficiently and effectively carrying out general warehouse duties including:
    • Cleaning and preparing equipment in line with company standards.
    • Testing, cleaning, recoiling, looming and putting away all cables pre and post hires.
    • De-taping truss.
    • Building truss.
    • De-rigging stage lighting systems.
    • Assisting with the build and disassembly of equipment.
    • Loading and unloading vehicles.
    • Gathering and storing equipment for loads / reallocation back into the warehouse.
    • Ensuring that all flight cases are cleaned, maintained in line with company standards, labeled and stored appropriately.


  • Spray Booth duties:
    • Preparing truss, metal work and wood work for painting.
    • Spray painting / Roller painting truss and metal work.
    • Hand painting truss, metal work and woodwork, and to stencil when required.
    • Mixing paint and cleaning tools and equipment for spraying and stenciling.
    • Operating and running the spray booth correctly and in line with company policies and procedures.
    • Ensuring the spray booth is clean and protected for painting, changing spray booth filters when required.
    • Following company procedures for use of spray guns and pressure fed respiratory equipment.
    • Ensuring Respiratory Protective Equipment is maintained, inspected and tested in line with a Planned Periodic Maintenance schedule and test log is complete.



Your Skills, Qualifications and Experience


We can’t live without your:

  • Proven experience of working within a similar role.
  • Discipline and excellent time keeping.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Autonomy and a proactive work ethic.
  • Ability to take ownership and accountability.
  • Customer focused approach with a high level of attention to detail.
  • The show must go on so providing a 7 day operation/service is key. Therefore the ability to work paid overtime on occasions, including weekends is essential.


Nice to have, but we’ll be happy to offer additional training and support in:

  • Experience within the lighting / entertainment industry.


We are also curious about:

  • Current Driving Licence, categories including C and / or C+E.


What’s in it for you?


  • Working with exceptional people, the latest technologies and being a part of a team making remarkable events happen
  • The opportunity to continue to grow and develop whilst working alongside a skilled team in a supportive culture
  • We’ll take care of your physical and mental wellbeing with our Private Health Insurance and Pension Scheme, our  Internal Wellbeing and Mental Health Awareness training scheme and onsite company gym
  • Free onsite parking
  • As you’ll be a star employee, you’ll have the opportunity to be considered for an annual bonus.


Does this sound like you? Do you love challenge and are ready for an amazing career in a vibrant industry?


Get in touch! We can’t wait to hear from you!

Click apply, or email onpeople@negearth.co.uk


Equal Opportunities:

We are an Equal Opportunities employer. We’ll be happy to help with any specialist arrangements in order for you to apply or interview for this role. Let us know and we’ll do our best to make all possible adjustments.



We really appreciate you taking the time to read more about Neg Earth Lights and the role. We try very hard to reply to each applicant. If you haven’t heard from us within 10 working days past the mentioned closing date, feel free to give us a nudge!




London, North Acton, NW10


Permanent, Full Time, 40 hours per week


Band D (£21,562 - £28,032 per annum)


Posted: 02th November 2018


Manager: Warehouse Manager


Dept: Warehouse