Hire Manager

Location Burton-on-Trent
Discipline: Plant Hire, Commercial Vehicles, Tool Hire, Powered Access, Power Generation, Accommodation, Lifting & Handling, Non Mechanical, Rail Plant, Piling, Material Handling, Cranes, Heavy Plant, Demolition, Construction Plant, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Assistant Manager , Tool Hire Supervisor , Senior Hire Controller , Rental Supervisor , Plant/Rental Administrator , Tool Hire Manager, Hire Coordinator, Hire Controller, Tool Hire Sales
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Bonus
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email: Leo.edwards@pathrecruitment.com
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 39616
Published: 5 days ago

A new Hire Manager opportunity Circa £35k + 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 / lifting / accommodation experience.

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 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 £35K DOE

  • A Bonus scheme in place that is realistic and achievable! 

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