Hire Manager

Discipline: Plant Hire, Tool Hire, Powered Access, Lifting & Handling, Heavy Plant, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Hire Manager , Key Account Manager , Rental Supervisor , Rental Manager , Hire Coordinator, Hire Controller
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + DOE + Bonus
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email: Leo.edwards@pathrecruitment.com
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 38422
Published: 7 days ago

A new Hire Manager opportunity Circa £30k + bonus commutable from Burton upon Trent / Branston & surrounding areas. This new role has arisen to join a company within the construction hire industry. 

You will have a mix of plant hire, tool hire and possibly powered access experience.

Hire Manager Job Role: You will be responsible for a small team of internal sales staff, be involved in equipment sales and hires and potentially customer training. 

  • As the Hire Manager, you will be dealing with customer site enquiries face to face, over the phone and via 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 all quotes or enquiries to maximise business and gain any x hire opportunities
  • This role offers progression to move into more senior leadership positions, with the chance to learn from and cover for others. 

To Be Successful as a Hire Manager

  • You will have previous experience as a hire desk controller, hire controller, rental manager, hire negotiator, hire coordinator, or hire and sales controller.
  • You will have previous experience working within the hire industry, whether it be Heavy Plant, powered access, tools or plant hire 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.
  • Driving licence is essential 

Benefits for the Hire Manager

  • A real chance to progress into a more senior role
  • Up to £30K DOE
  • A Bonus scheme in place that is realistic and achieveable! 

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