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Assistant Foreman - Cinelease

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 47102

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 


With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,600 employees and approximately 312 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..



Short Description

CINELEASE, INC., the entertainment industry’s leader in lighting and grip equipment rentals servicing production companies throughout the US, owned by our publicly held Parent Company HERC Rentals, is seeking an Assistant Foreman at our Los Angeles, CA location.  

Company Description

Cinelease is the largest independent motion picture equipment rental house in the USA, with our company headquarters in Los Angeles and multiple branch locations throughout the country. Cinelease has serviced thousands of feature film and television productions with premier lighting and grip equipment and has built its reputation with over 40 years of exceptional service to the studios and independent production companies.             

Job Summary

Responsible for the orderly and efficient operation of the warehouse. Assist shop foreman by ensuring that rental and sales orders are completed in a safe, accurate, cost effective and timely manner.  Duties include delegation and supervision of warehouse personnel, safeguarding warehouse assets, overseeing maintenance and repair of rental and facility equipment, create and maintain a safe clean working environment.


  • Delegates rental orders and stock checks to proper warehouse personnel
  • Coordinates equipment stock checks with the rental agents and procurement agents.
  • Assist with implementation and maintance of RFID process for future warehouse operations.
  • Train and assist warehouse employees with log-in issues and company mandated training.
  • Responsible for proper delegation of sub-rental equipment distribution and timely returns.
  • Instruct, assist and train warehouseman in best practices of equipment handling and safety.  
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations and streamline work processes. 
  • Responsible for ensuring the various departments always have the parts and tools necessary to keep the shop and warehouse activities flowing smoothly.
  • Maintain the Company’s safety culture and promote a safe work environment and in compliance with all local safety regulations. (Help with TBSMs, Daily Observations and Building inspections)
  • Responsible for scheduling forklift and electric pallet jack training for warehouse employees.
  • Available for on-call duties at least one week of every other month.
  • Responsible for opening and closing the shop and making sure everything is in order at the beginning and at the end of the day.
  • Supervise the labeling and logo placement on new gear and the quality control on the old gear removal and re-painting of our company logo.
  • As the company grows be available for additional duties as they arise or delegated


Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 


Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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