Hire Manager

Location Derbyshire
Discipline: Plant Hire, Powered Access, Rail Plant, Heavy Plant, Construction Plant, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Branch Manager, Relief Manager , Hire Manager , Senior Hire Controller , Tool Hire Manager, Assistant Manager
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £32k - 38k per year + Profit share sceme
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email: Leo.edwards@pathrecruitment.com
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 38768
Published: 5 months ago

A new Rental Manager / Hire Manager opportunity Circa £35k + profit share commutable from Burton upon Trent / Branston & surrounding areas. This new role has arisen to join a company within the construction hire industry. 

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

Rental Manager / Hire Manager Job Role: You will be responsible for a small team of internal sales staff and the hire desk, be involved in equipment sales and hires. Every day is different from assisting with a new contract to loading up the van.

  • As the Rental Manager/ 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.
  • Covering for the manager and senior team ensuring all tasks and functions run as normal
  • Coordinate allocation of duties including some routing for drivers
  • 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 Rental Manager / Hire Manager

  • You will have previous experience as a senior hire controller, Depot Manager, Branch Manager, hire negotiator, plant manager or Hire Supervisor
  • 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 Rental Manager / Hire Manager

  • A chance to progress into a more senior role
  • Up to £38K DOE
  • The role is Monday to Friday only

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