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Plant Coordinator / Hire Desk Controller

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you a passionate and dynamic Plant Coordinator / Hire Desk Controller looking for your next role?  Then have a read of what we have to offer.  

At Riney, our people are our company.  Riney is a long-established Civil Engineering company who have operated in the Greater London area for over 40 years specialising in Highway Maintenance Contracts. Working alongside many Local Authorities and Councils, our well-earned reputation is built on local knowledge, reliability, quality products, services and a customer focused delivery.

We are currently recruiting for a suitably experienced Plant Coordinator / Hire Desk Controller to join our friendly team located at Wick lane in Bow. We would be interested to receive applications from candidates who live in or can commute form some of the following areas, Poplar, Stratford, East Ham, Islington, London, Wanstead, Barking, Greenwich, Woolwich, Walthamstow, Hackney, Chigwell, Tottenham, Enfield, Dagenham, Ilford, Rainham and the surrounding areas.

As part of the national Tarmac business which sits within the global CRH family, the career opportunities are limitless. We have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry.

Please note: This role is a 12 month FTC Maternity Cover Contract

Role Responsibility

As the Plant Coordinator / Hire Desk Controller you will have worked in a similar position, providing your expertise to your employer.  The role will involve operating as part of our centralised plant/transport department and will be to ensure that the plant coordination of the business are processed in accordance with the Company’s policies and procedures. This role reports to the Regional Plant and Transport Manager.

Other responsibilities for this role will include (not exhaustive):

  • Ensure all equipment complies with POWER and LOLER regulations
  • Daily hire and off-hiring of plant, monitoring delivery/return and liaising with delivery teams to resolve issues
  • Correct allocation of costs to projects to ensure accurate cost reporting
  • Procurement of external plant in-line with agreed supplier arrangements
  • Ensure that daily before use checks are carried out and any defects are recorded and passed on to the Workshop team for rectification
  • Arranging job to job transfers of hired plant, maximising internal plant utilisation
  • Management of plant fitter and driver schedules including updating team weekly hours
  • Procurement of plant in-line with Company procurement process and the negotiating of new hire rates and the raising of purchase orders
  • Collate and format monthly stats and reports for management teams
  • Work with the Plant and Transport Manager to ensure internal assets are supplied maintained and returned for maintenance at set intervals
  • Costing of damaged plant back to contracts

The Ideal Candidate

As our ideal Plant Coordinator / Hire Desk Controller you will have:

  • Strong knowledge of plant equipment
  • Knowledge of transport legal requirements 
  • Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Good administrative, oral and written communication skills, along with a strong ability of organisational skills for both reactive and proactive work
  • Computer literate with Excel competence essential

In this role you will be in liaison with your stakeholders across the businesses of Riney and Tarmac

Why Us

In addition to the role of Plant Coordinator / Hire Desk Controller we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Riney is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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