Plant Hire Co-Ordinator

Thetford, Norfolk - Permanent - 8am - 5pm


We are seeking a pro-active and conscientious Plant Hire Co-Ordinator to join our small team based in Thetford. This is an extremely fast-paced, reactive position supporting the team in providing a front-line plant hire service for the company, to include on hire, off hire, exchanges, movements, breakdowns, tendering requests, reporting, and sourcing plant from the internal fleet and external plant suppliers.


  • Competitive

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all plant hire requests and process all on hires, off hires and exchanges
  • Managing system requisitions, calls and emails
  • Liaising with workshops and transport to ensure equipment is available and can be transported
  • Raise and issue purchase orders and send Terms and Conditions
  • Ensure suppliers are aware of our policy No Purchase Order (PO), No Pay
  • Liaise with site, workshops and supply chain to coordinate any breakdowns of plant both internal and external.
  • Operate and maintain day books recording all communications coming into the hire desk.
  • Weekly live hire reports to be made and circulated
  • Hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am-5pm

Key Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience of working within the plant hire industry or construction industry would be beneficial however is not essential
  • Exceptional customer service skills along with working to source requirements quickly and cost effectively
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Able to work as part of a team to ensure team objective and targets are met including identifying potential areas of performance improvement
  • Have previously used computer systems to enter and retrieve data, maintain records and produce reports (use of COINS would be an advantage)
  • Must be able to accurately record information and data
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must be able to professionally manage stakeholders and ‘push back’ using appropriate reasoning thereby ensuring company and statutory requirements are met
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel


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