Hire Controller

  • Vacancy Title
  • Hire Controller
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • ESS Safeforce
  • Location
  • Rainham, Essex
  • Closing Date
  • 26/11/2021
  • Job Description
  • Are you looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding while offering great development opportunities?

    We are committed to creating a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that nurtures people from all backgrounds and encourages everyone to reach their full potential. Every one of our 300 plus employees has a shared passion; to deliver outstanding service to our customers every day.

    We currently have an opportunity for a Hire Controller to join our busy Rainham branch. You will be the first line of contact for customers, over the counter and on the telephone so customer service skills and an excellent phone manner is essential.

    Reporting into the Branch Manager, you will provide support in all areas of internal sales, working with the internal sales teams completing hire transactions, stock takes and administration tasks. If required, you may also be asked to assist with covering deliveries and collections, test and run equipment and repair referrals

    Skills & experience required:


    • Excellent telephone manner
    • IT Literate- basic Word and Excel skills
    • Knowledge of Hire industry would be an advantage
    • Valid driving licence- essential as you may be required to cover deliveries and collections when essential to business demands
    • Experience of working in an office environment
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Enjoy a vibrant, fast paced environment
    • Good team worker
    • Ability to work under pressure


    Whatever your role at ESS, you will have a part to play in contributing to the success of our business. If you are looking for your next challenge and are excited to be part of a growing and progressive organisation, then ESS might be for you!

    We are ESS, a business that has been trading for over 30 years delivering specialist equipment hire, sales, servicing, training, technical advice and project planning, operating at the heart of our customer’s businesses