Plant Co-ordinator / Hire-desk Controller / Junior Buyer – Salford


The Role

Due to ongoing expansion and growth we are looking to recruit someone to support the daily requests coming into the central hire desk. The hire-desk is responsible for all order requests for the business to ensure safe & efficient delivery of our works at the most competitive rates with minimum downtime to the operation.

Main Duties

  • Working as part of the team to support the day to day operation of the Supply Chain department
  • Raise purchase orders with good detail and send to the suppliers
  • Complete all administration tasks as required
  • Field internal and external calls to deliver all business requirements
  • To ensure our asset management system is up to date at all times
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure plant is delivered to site and on time as requested 
  • Support with breakdowns to minimize downtime
  • Take requests from internal customers and place the relevant orders with suppliers.
  • Ensure all contract costs are accurately allocated to the correct project codes and in the correct weeks.
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure data integrity is correct and any discrepancies are identified, and re-occurrence is avoided.

Experience and Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will be ambitious, willing to learn and keen to grow with the company in a busy Supply Chain department.  
  • Previous Plant hire / hire desk experience would be an advantage with a knowledge of the Utilities industry but not essential
  • Strong IT Skills (Outlook / Word / Excel)
  • Interest in plant hire or purchasing 
  • The ability to plan your day and prioritize workload
  • Confident phone manner


Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £19K to £22K per annum
22 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays


If you feel you would be suitable for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to us at

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