Catterick Hire Controller Vacancy

Job Description

Chippindale Plant is one of the largest privately owned plant hire and sales companies in the North of England, with 8 depots. Established in 1949 and recently acquired by AER Rents, we provide a complete hire and sales service for a wide range of Construction Plant, Tools, Excavator Attachments and Secure Site Accommodation. We also specialise in the rental of temporary building systems to suit diverse requirements – including anti-vandal accommodation, toilets, containers and everything else our customers need for construction sites and events.

Key Responsibilities:

The main responsibility of a plant hire desk controller is to deal with customer queries and orders in a professional manner.

The day-to-day duties of a plant hire desk controller include:

  • Responding to customer enquiries about plant, machinery and tool hire
  • Pro-actively promoting the company at all times
  • Developing professional relationships with internal and external clients
  • Maintaining and exceeding company targets
  • Setting up customer hire contracts
  • Negotiating costs and preparing invoices
  • General administration

You will also be required to coordinate with the Workshop foreman to ensure that the plant is processed through the workshops to meet hires and coordinate the ongoing refurbishment program. You would have sole responsibility to organise and schedule transport to cover deliveries & collections from site. 

The Candidate

The ideal candidate must have experience working in a similar environment in the construction equipment hire industry. A minimum requirement is the ability to demonstrate strong customer contact, administration, organisational and management skills. The candidate must be IT literate and have a good educational background. We are offering a good basic salary and the opportunity to earn a decent commission. Chippindale Plant are part of the AER Rents group of companies and offers the right candidate potential future career opportunities that come with being part of a larger group of companies.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From £25,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay

Work Location: In person

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