Working at Ashtead Plant Hire Company Ltd

  • Company size 5,000+ employees
  • Sector Construction & Property
  • Location Warrington, United Kingdom

What we do

A-Plant is one of the UK’s largest plant, tool and equipment hire companies. We’re part of FTSE 100 company Ashtead Group plc, the second largest equipment rental company in the world. As well as A-Plant, Ashtead Group also comprises Sunbelt Rentals, the second largest equipment rental business in the USA with over 550 locations and over 10,000 employees.

Much more than a Plant Hire Company

We’re proud to have talented multi-product specialists with a wealth of knowledge and experience in delivering solutions for a range of sectors including construction, infrastructure, industrial, local authorities and events.

At A-Plant, we’re all about delivering an exceptional service to our customers. We hire out the equipment they need when they need it, and we make sure it’s fully maintained, serviced and ready to work immediately, efficiently and safely.

Together we are A-Plant

Our complete range of equipment, from the smallest hand-held tool to the largest powered access machine, is available to hire from our network of Service Centres all across the UK.

With over 190 Service Centres across the UK our team is made up of more than 3,700 dedicated professionals.

We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment safety at all times.

Our Brands

Our business has a strong portfolio of brands and we invest multi-million pounds each year in new products to ensure that our customers have reliable, safe and environmentally friendly equipment incorporating the latest technology.

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“The people in this business are what makes A-Plant great”

What you'll get

  • Company pension scheme & Life Assurance
  • Generous holiday entitlement with flexibility to buy & sell extra days
  • A fantastic retail discount scheme called Advantages
  • Discounted gym membership and Cycle to work scheme
  • 24-7 employee assistance helpline and counselling
  • depend on the job role - include bonus, company car & private medical

Who you'll work with

What makes A-Plant a great place to work? From the moment you join you’re a valued member of the A-Plant Team.

We’ll guide you on your career journey and support you to develop your skills. You’ll have the freedom to get on with your job and come up with ideas for improvements so you can make a real difference at A-Plant.

Learn and Develop @ A-Plant

All new colleagues spend their first few days attending interactive, fun induction workshops so you’re all set for your new job role, with an understanding of the A-Plant business and where you fit in – and meet some fellow new ‘A-Planters’ too!

You’ll have a personal development plan and access to our bespoke learning systems, Academy and the Green Cafe. Your line manager will talk to you about your training and development needs and what you’d like to do to further your career with A-Plant.

This could include attending courses run by our experienced in-house Training Team and dedicated A-Plant Training Centre – they deliver an award-winning, wide range of technical, safety and professional training programmes.

We also offer support so you can gain professional accredited qualifications that are related to your job and your career aspirations.

Your Benefits @ A-Plant

We rely on you to look after our customers. So in return, we take good care of you. With a great rewards and benefits package including …..

Our colleagues health, safety and wellbeing is really important to us. We’re raising awareness and providing support through a number of initiatives, like our “Are you A OK?” mental health awareness campaign. You’ll also be able to access a 24-7 employee assistance helpline and counselling.



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Sales Executive Posted 11 November 2019 by Ashtead Plant Hire Company Ltd
  • Brighton, East Sussex
  • Permanent, full-time
  • Competitive salary
  • 9 applications
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