Trainee Hire Controller

About Clee Hill Plant

Established in 1965, employing over 180 staff and with a turnover in excess of £20m, Clee Hill is the largest compaction and surface dressing hire company in the UK. We also operate a ‘general purpose’ fleet of compact and mid-range sized construction and materials handling equipment across the UK. We have been operating over 55 years which is a testament to our culture of “committed to service in everything we do.”

Clee Hill Plant has a nationwide network of 9 depots (Glasgow, Darlington, Stoke, Chesterfield, Ludlow, Corby, Andover, Dartford and Newton Abbot) with a Plant and Machinery fleet of over 2,300 machines.


The role

We have an opportunity available for a Trainee Hire Controller. Basic hours are 8:00am until 5:30pm Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Depot Manager the main purpose of the role is to deal with Hire enquiries, negotiating best hire terms and arrange the delivery of Plant and equipment to meet Customers’ requirements

Key Duties:

  • Deal with customer hire enquiries, negotiating best hire terms for CHP and taking off hire notifications. Correctly completing Hire Agreements, checking customer credit limit and dealing effectively with all related paperwork.
  • On receipt of damage/missing report from workshop notify customers by telephone and post confirmation damage letter. Agree damage charges with customers and process associated paperwork for invoicing.


Full job description can be provided upon request.


Candidate Profile:

It is preferred that the successful candidate will have previous experience within the Plant Industry.


Essential Skills and Qualities:

  • Previous experience in a telephone based customer service and/or sales role
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Negotiation skills
  • Able to work as part of a team


Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Employer contributory pension
  • 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays with service enhancements
  • Employee Referral Scheme up to £750


If you are interested in the role, please complete an application form and send to

Contact Information

Clee Hill Plant Limited
Mansfield Road
S41 0JW
Tel: 01246 200089
Fax: 01246 551639


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