Hire Controller

Location Newbury
Discipline: Plant Hire, Tool Hire, Powered Access, Agricultural, Traffic Management, Heavy Plant, Construction Plant, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Hire Administrator, Workshop Manager, Hire Manager , Tool Hire Supervisor , Tool Hire Manager, Hire Coordinator, Hire Controller
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £23k - 28k per year
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email: Leo.edwards@pathrecruitment.com
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 38892
Published: 21 days ago

Hire Controller - New role paying up to £28,000 DOE. A new opportunity has become available for someone with industry experience to join a reputable plant and tool hire company at one of their depots near to Thatcham, Reading.

Hire Controller Job Role:

  • As a Hire Controller, you will be dealing with customer site enquiries over the phone and emails, arranging the on and off-hire of plant machinery and small tools.
  • You will successfully convert any quotes or enquiries into orders by negotiating pricing and delivery schedules to maximise business.
  • This may include x hiring, rehiring and sourcing equipment such as plant, powered access, or tools from third party suppliers.
  • Liaise with colleagues, other depots, and procurement teams to ensure that equipment is successfully delivered at designated dates/times.
  • You will be resolving any queries or claims that arise in a professional manner, ensuring all paperwork is completed and up to date.

To Be Successful as a Hire Controller

  • You will have previous experience within the hire industry as a hire desk administrator, rental manager, hire negotiator, hire coordinator, or hire and sales controller.
  • It would be advantageous if you have previous buyer experience within the hire industry.
  • PC literate with good attention to detail. You may have used Syrinx, Insphire, or a similar CRM system
  • Excellent communication skills with a clear telephone manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines and prioritise tasks along with a confident and flexible attitude.

Benefits for the Hire Controller:

  • Monday to Friday working hours 
  • Up to £28k DOE
  • No weekends

 Please note that all potential employment offers are subject to pre-employment checks.

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