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Hire Controller - Manchester

We are currently recruiting for a Hire Controller for Pickerings Depot in Trafford Park, Manchester. We would like the successful candidate to assist in the safe, smooth and efficient day to day running of the depot. Working flexibly, providing a customer-focused service with great teamwork.

Reporting to:                 Assistant Manager


  • Complying with all Health & Safety policies and procedures relating to the welfare of others and myself at all times in the depot and on site.
  • Complying with the depot and site Risk assessments & Method statements (R.A.M.S)
  • Comply with and uphold company policies and procedures.


  • Liaising with customers and suppliers, as and when required, presenting yourself in a professional manner.
  • Replying to queries and emails within the agreed timescales



  • Working collaboratively with other depots, sharing stock and passing orders on for their areas and providing assistance as and when required, either in person or over the phone.
  • Liaising with the Operations Manager for readiness of equipment, breakdowns, availability etc.




  • Use all relevant aspects of the Insphire hire system.  This includes the raising of hire contracts, purchase orders, transfers, goods inwards and all associated paperwork in line with company policies and procedures. Quotes on system
  • Successfully converting hire enquiries into hire orders, liaising with the sales office and regional sales teams as required.
  • Planning transport ensuring the routing is practicable, cost effective and meets customer expectations. Check all deliveries and collections are on time and pre check collections, ensuring utilizing trailers to a maximum and backloads after delivery.
  • Ensuring transport logs are completed accurately each week
  • Processing orders with suppliers and customers within the agreed budget
  • Supporting daily admin duties
  • Proactively follow up prospects on Glenigan’s as well as selling and upselling where possible.
  • Ensuring all company documentation is completed correctly, in line with company policies and in the agreed timescales.
  • Sourcing equipment needed to fulfil orders with support from the Assistant Manager/Operation Manager
  • Attend and participate meetings and training sessions that may be necessary in the performance of your duties.
  • Comply with and uphold company policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any additional tasks as may reasonably be required from time to time.
  • Dealing with all toilet related services
  • Ensure all Damages and losses are emailed to the customer and charged back within agreed timeframe
  • Assist with any invoice queries that are needed to be done


Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Holiday buy back scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year plus statutory bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Job Type: Full time

To apply please email your CV to 


It is a requirement of Pickerings that all colleagues work in a flexible manner compatible with

their job and in line with the objectives of the company.

Please note that the job description for this position may be reviewed and amended to

incorporate the future needs of the business.