Hire Controller

Location Chesham
Discipline: Plant Hire, Heavy Plant, Groundcare, Construction Plant, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Team Leader , Rental Supervisor , Hire Controller
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £26k - 31k per year + overtime
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email: Leo.edwards@pathrecruitment.com
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 32657
Published: 23 days ago

A new Hire Controller opportunity has arisen to join a company within the construction hire industry where you will be commutable from Chesham, Amersham and High Wycombe. You will support more than one depot in this role. You will have a mix of plant hire, tool hire and possibly access/lifting experience and happy to work on a Saturday morning. 

Senior Hire Controller Job Role: You will be hands on raising orders, covering all typical trade counter duties.

  • As the Senior Hire Controller, you will be dealing with customer site enquiries over the phone and emails, arranging the on and off hire of machinery.
  • You will be resolving any queries or claims that arise in a professional manner, ensuring all paperwork is completed and up to date.
  • Liaise with colleagues to ensure that equipment is available for delivery at designated dates/times.
  • Chase up any quotes or enquiries to maximise business and gain any x hire opportunities

To Be Successful as a Senior Hire Controller:

  • You will have previous experience as a hire desk controller, hire desk advisor, rental manager, hire negotiator, hire coordinator, or hire and sales controller.
  • You will have previous experience working within the hire industry, whether it be Mon-Mech Plant, powered access, tools or plant including scissor lifts, diggers, excavators, cherry pickers, or related.
  • 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 Senior Hire Controller:

  • A real chance to progress into a more senior role
  • Up to £26k DOE
  • Overtime paid at time and a half