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Small Plant & Tools Hire Desk Coordinator

Posted 19 January by JM&Co. Recruitment Ltd Ended

Our client, a successful Plant Hire business based in the Towcester area, is seeking a Small Plant & Tools Hire Desk Coordinator to join their busy team.

Reporting to the Plant Hire Manager, the principal duties of this role are to procure hired-in plant and equipment for organisations sites and for cross hiring to their customers, ensuring all live-hire files on the company's computer system are accurate and up to date. Duties include:

  • To deal with the daily phone calls & emails from the organisations sites and external customers regarding requests for small plant, tools, non-mech, lifting, rail etc. equipment.
  • To plan and schedule the supply of the business & other external customers of the business, including:
  • Maintaining close communication with the equipment suppliers regarding availability and selection of equipment.
  • Setting up / re-negotiating special agreements and discount structures with suppliers on behalf of the business.
  • Discussing and rectifying accounts queries with both the businesses accounts staff and with external suppliers on behalf of the business.
  • Report theft, loss damage and breakdowns to suppliers, ensure that the issues are rectified and that costs are acceptable.
  • Cost control for sites through equipment knowledge - E.g. offering different equipment to cover site requirement with a lower hire value.
  • General filing and archiving
  • Any other general administration/department requirements/improvements

The ideal candidate will have worked in a similar role and will have experience of working with at least one of the above (Lifting, Rail and Non-Mechanical Plant). Candidates will be able to work on their own and as part of a team, use their own initiative and able to work under pressure in a busy environment.

This position is office based however candidates will have their own mode of transport given our clients’ rural location.

Required skills

  • Construction
  • Lifting
  • Plant Hire
  • Rail
  • Schedule

Reference: 33992249

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