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Hire Controller

Job title:              Hire Controller

Salary:                  Circa £25,000 per annum depending on experience

Location:             Ascot, Berkshire

Job type:             Full Time, Permanent

Hours:                  42.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday, plus Saturday AM on rota


Business overview

Shorts Group Limited is an established, independent family-owned business offering excellent quality and services having 60 years of experience in serving the various aspects of the construction, agricultural and waste management industries.

We are looking for a Hire Controller to join our friendly team in Ascot to manage hire orders.


Job description for the Hire Controller

As the Hire Controller you will deal with clients from the initial inquiry stages through to quotation, follow up, processing of the hire orders and transport to our site.

Other duties include:

  • Communicating with customers in the shop, on the phone and via email
  • Taking and processing orders for tools and plant hires
  • Learning about new products and have a basic understanding of the range of products
  • Processing tool and PPE sales within our shop
  • Ordering sales stock
  • Liaising with staff members, customers and suppliers
  • Stocking and maintaining sales goods
  • Delivering equipment at busy times
  • Partaking in training courses as necessary, possibly in own time
  • Keeping work environment clean and tidy
  • Partaking in promotional events
  • Assisting with other tasks and depots if required
  • Trained in Hireguard insurance to 'sell' to our customers


Requirements for the Hire Controller

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to learn about new products and understanding the basics of them, and be aware of competitor information
  • High regard to customer satisfaction
  • Able to meet deadlines, plan and prioritise workloads, working well under pressure
  • A high level of accuracy is essential, seeking clarity when required and taking responsibility for own work
  • Have a good knowledge of IT systems
  • Must be a good team player and able to work well under own initiative

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent, Full Time
  • Rate: Circa £25,000 per annum DOE
  • Location: Ascot, Berkshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Secreterial
  • Recruiter: i4 Recruitment
  • Contact: Shorts Group Ltd Branded
  • Tel: 01603415100
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: SHG-5052
  • Posted: 2019-05-09 11:34:52 -

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