Hire Controller

  • Member
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Higher Access
  • Location
  • Burnley
  • Closing Date
  • 15/12/2020
  • Job Description
  • Higher Access, a division of Vp plc, is the UKs leading specialist supplier of tracked access platforms otherwise known as spider lifts.

    We are the market leader in supplying spider lifts for hire across the UK. We offer the largest fleet of tracked and wheeled spiders, made up of a complete range of premium brands – from 11m to 42m working heights.

    Vp is a long established group which has evolved over a 60 year trading history.

    Our businesses offer the rental and sale of specialist products and associated services to a diverse range of end markets, including construction, civil engineering, rail, water, oil and gas, outdoor events and housebuilding.

    We currently have a job opportunity for a Hire Controller with relevant experience to provide customer service and develop business by converting enquiries into hire business. With specific responsibility for our fleet of equipment you will be required to develop strong relationships with our customers and our internal colleagues. Your main responsibilities will include quoting prices, taking orders and processing them  through to completion, with the aim of increasing our customer base by working directly with customers and supporting the nationwide sales team.  You will liaise with and support our depot network and transport team to ensure that we exceed customer expectations and agreed service levels.

    This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast growing company. We offer an excellent benefits package and further progression prospects as the company expands.

    Skills & experience required:


    • Educated to a reasonable level to include  Maths & English


    • Knowledge of equipment desirable not essential
    • Experience of logistics/planning desirable

    I.T Skills:

    • Require keyboard skills and some basic systems knowledge
    • Telephone skills are essential