Hire Controller

  • Vacancy Title
  • Hire Controller
  • Company
  • Hirebase
  • Reference Number
  • 13556
  • Location
  • Wrightington, Wigan
  • Closing Date
  • 08/06/2022
  • Job Description
  • We are looking for a Hire Controller in Wrightington, Wigan!

    Now part of the Huws Gray Group, we are excited to announce we are opening a standalone Hirebase branch in Wrightington, Wigan. It will stand on the site of the Huws Gray branch so we can offer customers a great selection of Plant & Tools to hire, as well as an extensive range of building materials making it a one-stop shop for all our customers!

    We are Hirebase

    As members of The Hire Association Europe we work hard to keep the highest standards in all our 130 branches around the country. Our teams of highly competent, experienced and friendly staff pride themselves on providing up to date knowledge and supplying our customers with the right equipment.  

    The role of Hire Controller

    Our Hire Controllers are an important part of our business, you will support the Hire Manager to ensure branch objectives are achieved, including sales budget, completing hire transactions, stock takes and administration duties. If required you may be asked to assist with deliveries & collections and supporting with test & run equipment, this would consist of preparing and maintaining equipment, keeping machinery clean and in working condition. You will need to be flexible to get involved with the workshop practices and you will ensure that day to day operations are carried out following Hirebase policy and procedures. You need to be a team player and have effective communication skills to motivate and organise the team to help them achieve or exceed the hire sales budget and KPI’s.  

    We are happy to discuss the possibility of working flexibly. Please talk to us during the interview process about what works for you. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

    What do I need to be successful?

    • experience within the Hire industry
    • great people skills, ideally gained from managing a team
    • impeccable Customer Service skills
    • good when it comes to planning and organising
    • strong financial awareness
    • a full driver’s license which allows you to tow
    • an interest in the trade, or a mechanical background/interest/qualifications
    • Knowledge of equipment
    • Knowledge of the local area
    • Basic Word, Excel & Outlook skills

    What you’ll get in return

    • 23 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
    • The chance to join Grab – our one stop shop for all things discounts, benefits, communications and recognition
    • Company bonus scheme
    • A contributory pension scheme
    • Awards where our colleagues are recognised quarterly and annually
    • A generous staff discount scheme
    • A range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career

    Our Values

    We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

    We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.