Senior Hire Controller

Location Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Discipline: Plant Hire, Tool Hire, Powered Access, Lifting & Handling, Non Mechanical, HVAC, Cranes
Associated job titles: Senior Hire Controller , Assistant Manager
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28k - 34k per year
Contact name: Leo Edwards

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667223
Job ref: 38768a
Published: about 1 month ago

Senior Hire Controller opportunity paying up to £34k  commutable from Ashby de la Zouch, Overseal & surrounding areas. You will work Monday to Friday only typically 0700-1700. 

This new role has arisen to join a company within the construction hire industry. 

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

Senior Hire Controller 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 Senior Hire Controller, 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 Senior Hire Controller

  • 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 Senior Hire Controller

  • A chance to progress into a more senior role
  • Salary is up to £33.5K DOE
  • The role is Monday to Friday only

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