Assistant Tool Hire Manager - PE15XL

  • Vacancy Title
  • Assistant Tool Hire Manager - PE15XL
  • Company
  • Travis Perkins
  • Location
  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Closing Date
  • 30/09/2021
  • Job Description
  • Due to an internal promotion, we have a great opportunity for an Assistant Tool Hire Manager to join our already successful team in our Peterborough branch which is located on Padholme Road.  This is a large branch with 16 colleagues, an growing Tool Hire Department and running 5 vehicles. 

    How important is this role to the business
    Joining our friendly and hard working family as an Assistant Tool Hire Manager, you’ll be on the front line dealing with our customers that come into your branch and being part of the Tool Hire team you will play a vital role in our continued success, providing a first class service and keeping colleagues and customers safe at all times.
     
    What experience do you need?
    Previous experience within the Plant/Hire Industry or a good understanding of electrical, petrol and diesel equipment would be advantageous, but not essential. It doesn't matter what sector you come from, we just need transferable skills - Inspirational Leadership, Operational Management, Sales Experience and Great Customer Service.

    What will I be doing?
    No one day is the same as the next in TP branch life, but here are a few pointers:

    • Being able to support the Tool Hire Manager to manage all aspects of the Hire Department within a Branch 
    • You will love developing business through sales calls and chasing leads to drive growth of Hire
    • To meet our customers demand, you will establish and maintain the correct stock levels to maintain optimum equipment utilisation.
    • Through your team you will ensure your department processes test and run, servicing and basic repairs to our equipment in a timely fashion and to set targets.
    • Our success is built on strong relationships with our colleagues and customers so it’s essential you can coach and develop a team to deliver the highest standards of service. 
    • With your learned knowledge of the products and services we offer, you will be a pivotal contact for our customers, nurturing great relationships, understanding their needs in order to offer expert advice and recommending alternatives and supplementary products to profitably maximise the sale of goods.

    Does this sound like you?
    We hope you can say ‘Yes’ to all of the characteristics below - they are in the DNA of all our fantastic TP Managers.  Are you:

    • Someone that is highly adaptable, resilient and tenacious with high levels of energy and drive.
    • Someone who thrives in a dynamic and fast paced environment, who is naturally curious with an entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Career focused and want to build a career to become a key player in the success of a large PLC?

    Being an Assistant Tool Hire Manager in TP gives you a fantastic opportunity to excel and to continue to develop.  How will you know you are doing a great job and developing your career? Simple. We will support you with a development plan that embraces our values - we call them Cornerstones.  These are Working For Our Customers, Upholding Family Values, Being The Best, Keeping People Safe, Making Decent Returns.