Hire Controller

South East
Industry Sector:
Waste Jobs, Recycling Jobs
Job Category:
Logistics/Transportation, Skilled Manual, Technology
Job Type:
Education Level:
Secondary school or equivalent
Salary Description:
Start Date:
Job Ref:

Our client is a well-established, independently owned business focussing on skip hire, Plant hire, demolition, waste removal and recycling services. Due to a period of growth, a new vacancy has arisen within the Plant hire division for a Hire Controller. Plant and Tool ranges includes Access Platforms, Drilling & Breaking, Cleaning, Compaction, Decorating, Garden & Landscaping, Hand Tools & Power Tools, Material Lifting & Support, Plant Machinery & Attachments, Plumbing, Power Generation & Lighting, Pumping Heating & Drying, Site Works & Building, Surface Preparation and Concreting, Welding & Woodworking. 

Main Duties:

Communicating with customers in the shop, on the phone and via email

Proactive in learning about new products and have basic understanding of the range of products

Taking and processing orders for tools and plant hires

Processing tool and PPE sales within shop

Ordering sales stock

Trained in Hireguard insurance to 'sell' to customers

Liaising with staff members, customers and suppliers

Stocking and maintaining sales goods

Delivering equipment at busy times

Partaking in training courses as necessary, possibly in own time

Keeping work environment clean and tidy

Partaking in promotional events

Assisting with other tasks if required 

Person Specification:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

High regard to customer satisfaction

Ability to learn about new products and understanding the basics of them, and be aware of competitor information

Must possess excellent organisational skills, meeting deadlines, plan and prioritise workloads.

A high level of accuracy is essential, seeking clarity when required and taking responsibility for own work. Resolve problems effectively.

Have a good knowledge of IT systems.

Must be a good team player or work well under own initiative.

Demonstrate understanding and works to exceed customer expectations.

Accountable for results and long term business objectives.

Work well under pressure 

Ref: J8327

Closing Date:

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