Apprentice Hire Controller

  • Vacancy Title
  • Apprentice Hire Controller
  • Location
  • Litchfield, United Kingdom
  • Company
  • Speedy Services
  • Closing Date
  • 30/01/2022
  • Job Description
  • Summary

    Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

    We are looking to recruit an apprentice Hire Controller to work to work in our new HS2 onsite facility in Litchfield.  As an apprentice Hire Controller you will be a vital part of operations on the front line of sales and customer service.  Relationship building is the key to success as you will learn to coordinate the entire hire process from taking the initial order through to delivery and collection.  You will work with other people across Speedy to ensure the needs of the customer are met and that they’re satisfied with our service.

    As an apprentice Hire Controller at Speedy, you will take part in our structured 15 month training programme studying the new Level 2 Hire Controller apprenticeship standard.  During this time you will be trained by our  experienced colleagues along with working with our specialist training provider.

    Our structured training programme will not only develop your technical skills and abilities as a Hire Controller but also offer you the opportunity to develop the skills needed to become a well-rounded individual in order to progress your career in line with your own ambitions. 

    What are we looking for?

    We are looking for Apprentices who:

    • Are willing to develop and be customer focused
    • Are comfortable working with technology and are keen to be a part of Speedy`s digital transformation
    • Have good IT skills
    • Can be adaptable and multi-task
    • Have good organisational skills
    • Want to work as part of a team
    • Show good communication skills - both written and verbal
    • Have an interest in engineering/construction/customer service/hire industry
    • Love to learn, develop and expand their knowledge
    • Are willing to embark on apprenticeship qualification
    • Are ambitious and driven

    We would like applicants to hold at least GCSE or equivalent Maths and English Grade 2/Grade E/Level 1 or above in order to be considered for this role. 

    It would be desirable for you to hold GCSE or equivalent Maths and English Grade 4/Grade C/Level 2 or above.

    In return we offer a competitive salary with contributory pension scheme, 26 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays), discretionary bonus scheme and life assurance. In addition you will be able to take advantage of our fantastic Salary Extras benefits scheme, offering cycle to work and various other discounts on a wide range of goods and services.

    Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible