Assistant Hire Manager

Travis Perkins Trading Company Limited

Assistant Hire Manager

Salary Not Specified

Travis Perkins Trading Company Limited, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 19 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 07a6219105744b068e01586baaddf99e

Full Job Description

  • Your focus will be to support the Tool Hire Manager in their duties, and keep the department running, helping manage the transport and the workshop.

  • You will build strong relationships with our customers to build trust and create returning business.

  • You will build strong relationships with your team and customers and understand the importance of coaching and developing sales whilst maintaining a strong operation.

  • You will establish and maintain the correct stock levels to maintain optimum equipment utilisation to meet customer demands.

  • You won’t be chained to your desk though! You will also be needed on occasion in the workshop to help maintain the tools and equipment as well as serving customers in branch.


  • You will be able to work well with the branch team and to be able to give quality customer service you will demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills. Preferably you will have a good working understanding of mechanical and electrical equipment gained within the hire industry, or similar environment. New starters will be required to undertake a 12 months training programme to support them embedding to the role and will receive a professional qualification upon successful completion.

    Does this sound like you?

    The successful candidate will already be supporting a similar size tool hire store/team or have experience in a similar environment where skills are transferable. Ideally you will have relevant tool hire skills and experience but attitude, initiative and passion will also be considered! We are looking for transferable skills of Small tools maintenance, Sales and Great Customer Service. These align against our values: We Care, We Give our Best to be the Best and We’re Better Together.

    We’re driving to become a truly inclusive employer. We want everyone to be at their best and it’s our ambition that everyone within our Group feels safe, welcome and confident to be their authentic selves. You be you, it makes us, us., At Travis Perkins, we take pride in spotlighting exceptional colleagues who embody dedication, talent, and our values. Meet Matt Pepper, one of our amazing Branch Managers at the Stowmarket, What is a branch manager? Branch Managers at Travis Perkins plc drive profitable business growth by cultivating strong relationships with customers and suppliers, overseeing branch operations, a, Taking ownership of your career development is important if you want to achieve professional success. It means taking responsibility for your own learning, growth, and development. Making intenti, We caught up with Emily Griggs, one of our Apprenticeship Coordinators, who has been with the Group since February 2021. At the Travis Perkins Group, we are committed to supporting our colleagues, David Wade is a part-time Branch Manager at Travis Perkins Cambridge Kilmaine, having been with us for almost four years. In 2021 David became a father for the first time, which encouraged him, Scott is a Yard Assistant at our Travis Perkins branch in Burnopfield. He's been with us since April 2021 on a casual hours contract, meaning he has the flexibility to work the days and times that sui

    Looking to join a busy and fast paced builders merchants who are experts in their field? Do you want great benefits and plenty of opportunities for career progression? Do you have a background in small tools, plant and equipment hire? Looking to develop your career further? Or perhaps you have sales and customer service experience in a different environment that is transferable to tool hire?

    Keyline Civils Specialists is the UK's number one supplier of specialist civils and drainage solutions, and specialist rail and utilities materials. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, and proud to have been recognised as one of the UK’s top employers since 2010; our customers range from large national contractors (the projects we support make us very proud!) to small, local independents, our customers are varied and so are our jobs. Based on Burnside Park, Newhouses Road, Broxburn, we employ 23 staff and operate 2 vehicles in the tool hire department to ensure our customers can access our products directly from us and we're looking for a driven and motivated hands on Assistant Hire Manager to join our Tool Hire team., Our businesses span the trade, home improvement and DIY markets and our aim is to offer the best for our employees, customers, suppliers and the communities around us which helps bring our strategy to life., Amber has been with us for two and a half years as a driver in our Fort William branch in Scotland. She became a mum for the first time in February 2022, so she shared with us how it has been, Since June 2022, David has been part-time in his role as Branch Manager and his 'new role as house-husband' (his words!), CCF is a nationwide distributor of insulation and interior building products to the UK construction industry, and the role of Branch Manager at CCF is highly rewarding, with great benefits and plenty, Cleo has been Assistant Manager at Toolstation in Northwich for the past year but has been with the Travis Perkins Group for almost five. During that time, they have gradually made their way up the ca, Cleo has been Assistant Manager at Toolstation in Northwich for the past year but has been with the Travis Perkins Group for almost five.

    Hours - 07:00-17:00 Mon-Fri, NO WEEKENDS

    What’s in it for you?

    If career development is important for you then your future career path could lead you into a Tool Hire Manager role, other branch level roles or even regional. This role will provide plenty of opportunity for future success and recognition.

    In return for your hard work you will receive the following:
  • myMoney - competitive salary/annual leave, contributory pension scheme, Life Insurance, ShareScheme and more

  • myColleagueDiscount - savings across the TP Group including tool hire and ToolStation

  • myHealth - Aviva DigiCare, Cycle to Work, access to our online Wellbeing Centre plus more

  • myLife - myCar options (NovaLease/MotivaDirect), legal services advice

  • myInfoHub - access to our new learning platform, apprenticeship opportunities, StayWell hub. We have a number recognised Management Apprentice programs to support your development, including our level 5 Management program to support you further in your career

  • PLUS a huge array of everyday savings via our employee discount programme and family friendly HR policies


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