Hire Controller

  • Vacancy Title
  • Hire Controller
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Brandon Hire Station
  • Location
  • Ashford
  • Closing Date
  • 22/03/2021
  • Job Description
  • Attracting the best people supports our aims of exceeding our customers’ expectations and enhancing shareholder value.

    Our continued business success is reliant upon the skills, talent and commitment of our workforce. As well as developing and promoting talent from within the business, our recruitment practices are designed to attract the very best from the pool of available talent.

    Brandon Hire Station offers the youngest hire fleet in the industry with a wide range of high quality supporting equipment to a broad customer base both regionally and nationally. Recognised as experts in our field, we have a growing portfolio of satisfied customers, many of whom are market leaders and household names in their own right.

    We are committed to continuous improvement, dedicated to excellent customer service and stimulate those who enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-orientated environment.

    We currently have an opportunity for a Hire Controller to join our busy Ashford 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.

    Experience & skills required


    • Knowledge of hire industry desirable but not essential
    • Knowledge of equipment desirable not essential
    • Knowledge of local area
    • Valid driving licence

    I.T Skills:


    • Keyboard skills and some basic system knowledge in order to run the various branch reports
    • Telephone skills are also key
    • Basic Word, Excel and Outlook Skills