Plant Hire Controller

  • Job Reference: 6531
  • Date Posted: 7 April 2021
  • Employer: Morrison Utility Services
  • Location: Castleford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive plus benefits
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

M Group Services Plant and Fleet Solutions is currently looking to recruit a Plant Hire Controller to join their division who support front line operations by providing compliant, innovative and fit for purpose plant, fleet vehicles and equipment.

We currently provide a comprehensive fleet of over 7,500 trucks, vans and cars, together with over 18,000 items of general plant and specialist utilities equipment from our Regional Supply Centre.

As a Plant Hire Controller you will be based in Castleford as part of the Hire Operations Team, that transacts all enquiries relating to Accommodation, Fleet, Plant and Site Services requirements.

As a Plant Hire Controller your duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Process all hire and off hire requirements received through the Plant Hire mailbox and transact accordingly on the hire management software (InspHire, Jamma Key2, Oracle)
  • Maximise the utilisation of internal equipment from all locations before placing with external hire
  • Review live hire reports and supplier extranets
  • Be proficient in all aspects of plant hire management and general administration
  • Run Customer reports and deal with invoice and general queries
  • Carry out asset audits and ensure Insphire and Hire Management software is updated and reflects an accurate status at all times
  • Engage with the supply chain to satisfy requirements not supplied from internal stock.
  • Carry out PDI and off hire checks using PDA
  • Liaise with workshop for asset availability to minimise off road/downtime

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Relevant experience within the accommodation, vehicle or plant hire industry is essential
  • Use of InspHire and or Jamma key2
  • Proven IT Skills with experience of Microsoft Office
  • Clean driving license

Additional Information

  • Experience of Accommodation, Vehicle Hire and/or Plant hire is essential

What’s in it for you?

  • 25 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance



About The Company



M Group Services delivers a wide range of essential infrastructure services within the utilities, transport, data and telecom sectors in the UK & Ireland.


We have built and maintained relationships with our clients over a number of years and have a strong culture that continuously  focuses on safety, operational delivery, efficiency and customer service.

M Group Services, a trusted employer to c. 9,000 skilled specialists working from 100 locations, operates a divisional structure aligned with its end markets.

M Group Services values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to equal opportunities.