Hire Controller

  • Vacancy Title
  • Hire Controller
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • ESS Safeforce
  • Location
  • Knowsley
  • Closing Date
  • 17/04/2021
  • Job Description
  • Since 1991, as part of the Vp plc group, ESS Safeforce continue to be the UK’s leading nationwide business partner for Safety, Survey, Communications and Test & Measurement. Servicing clients large or small from our fully integrated locations throughout the UK, we have the largest and latest hire fleet comprising of the latest technology and product connectivity. Our highly trained, expert and experienced staff provide comprehensive project support and guidance, delivering insightful impacts and improved operational efficiencies across multiple sectors.

    With an evolving proposition, that includes both short term tactical equipment rental to longer term, more embedded relationships, ESS Safeforce continues to be the industry’s preferred partner for truly effective solutions. This allows our customers, who often work in highly challenging environments, to focus on what they do best, safely, securely and effectively.

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