Hire Controller

Location Glasgow
Discipline: Plant Hire, Tool Hire, Power Generation, Heavy Plant, Construction Plant
Associated job titles: Hire Administrator, Transport Controller, Administrator, Hire Manager , Hire Desk Controller , Plant/Rental Administrator , Hire Coordinator, Hire Controller, Assistant Hire Controller
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Contact name: Rachel Simpson

Contact email: Rachel.simpson@pathrecruitment.com
Contact phone: 01933 667229
Job ref: 38924
Published: 15 days ago

Hire Controller - Salary up to £24k DOE. A fantastic opportunity for a driven Hire Controller has arisen to join a rapidly growing hire company that supplies a wide range of equipment to various sectors. You will be based at one of their successful depots near Glasgow

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 various types of machinery and products.
  • You will successfully convert any quotes or enquiries into orders by negotiating pricing and delivery schedules to maximise business.
  • This may include x hiring, re-hiring, 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.
  • During busy periods, you will be required to assist with any deliveries. 
  • 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:

  • You will have previous experience within the hire industry as a hire controller, hire desk advisor, rental manager, hire negotiator, trade counter assistant, trade counter, hire coordinator, or hire and sales controller.
  • You must hold a full UK driving license.
  • 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.


  • Monday to Friday working hours
  • Up to £24k DOE
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

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