Location: South Ayrshire
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Our client is a highly successful construction, manufacturing and hire group with operations across the UK. Due to continued growth in the crane hire division, they now seek to appoint an Assistant to the Crane Hire Manager who will be based in the South Ayrshire depot and assist in running a busy crane hire business in line with company, regulatory and industry guidelines. This is an exciting role with lots of variety and will suit a confident, outgoing person who is capable of maximising hire enquiries and converting them to orders. Experience as an appointed person would be an advantage but a willingness to work towards this qualification would be a requirement of the role. Any experience in the plant / tool hire environment would be beneficial and whilst previous experience of crane hire would be an advantage it is not essential, as full training and certification will be provided by the organisation.
Reporting to the Crane Hire Manager, you will be involved in every aspect of the day to day running of the depot, providing a positive customer experience and building excellent customer relationships. You will help manage resources and fleet within the depot to ensure they are utilised in an effective manner, maximising revenue, and profit through effective rental of cranes, labour and ancillaries. In addition, you will attend site visits and review customer requirements and assist with the preparation of risk assessments and method statements and arrange necessary fleet maintenance, ensuring the highest standards are met.
You will have a natural interest in plant, equipment and or machinery and ideally have experience of commercial transactions and have an ability to negotiate and build rapport with customers. You will also have excellent IT skills with strong communication and organisation skills, and you will be willing to work from your own initiative. Above all you will have an enthusiastic approach and willingness to contribute to all aspects of a growing business.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful privately owned group, which will provide outstanding career opportunities and an attractive benefits package, which is flexible depending on experience.
To discuss your suitability in a confidential manner please contact Nigel Fortnum on 0141 212 7555.