Hire Controller

Location Northampton
Discipline: Plant Hire, Tool Hire, Powered Access, Builders Merchants, Lifting & Handling, Material Handling, Construction Plant, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Hire Administrator, Hire Manager , Hire Desk Controller , Hire Coordinator, Hire Controller
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Contact name: Georgina Wittich

Contact email: Georgina.wittich@pathrecruitment.com
Contact phone: 01933 667220
Job ref: 38896
Published: 19 days ago

An exciting new opportunity has become available to join a successful independent hire company as a Hire Controller at one of their busiest depots near Wellingborough. You will be working within a team, assisting in the day to day requirements of the construction equipment hire department and will be dealing with customers/clients who are seeking rental solutions.

Job Role of the Hire Controller:

  • Ensuring a high level of customer service is delivered at all times. 
  • Organise all orders for on/off hires.
  • Arranging bookings of equipment for various sectors.
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with suppliers and fellow team members
  • Liaising with other depots to check availability of equipment
  • Distribution of daily incoming and outgoing paperwork
  • Assist with other general duties as and when required

Requirements of a Hire Controller:

  • Previous experience working within the hire industry as a Hire Controller, hire administrator, hire co-ordinator, rental administrator or hire desk.
  • PC literate with good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication/customer service skills with a clear telephone manner
  • Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines and prioritise tasks along with a confident and flexible attitude.

As a Hire Controller, you will need to be motivated and keen to learn the product range and have some previous experience of working in the plant/tool or automotive industry. You will be a positive and confident communicator, who enjoys contributing to a busy team. The ability to work quickly and accurately, while under pressure would be a great asset for this busy environment.


  • £25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Training and career progression available