Hire Desk Apprentice - Newport

Job Reference: Sept19H

  • Job Category: Apprenticeships

As the UK's leading equipment rental company, with 190+ Service Centres nationwide and over 3,700 dedicated employees, it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to over 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times.

If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!!!

  • Location: North Wales
  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Package: 10500

Job overview

Are you a fantastic communicator looking to start your career in Customer Service? Read on as we may have just the job you are looking for!

You may have heard of A-Plant Hire but did you know that we are part of the FTSE 100 company Ashtead Group plc, the second largest equipment rental company in the world? We are continuing to experience an exciting period of company growth, so it is a great time to join our team at our friendly Service Centre, where you will play a key role in our commitment to Deliver Service Excellence.

We are currently recruiting for customer service apprentices to join us to embark on our award-winning 18 month Hire Desk Apprenticeship Programme.

Roles and responsibilities

Based in one of our Service Centres, working on the Hire Desk, you will work towards a hire controller apprenticeship qualification. You will learn to:

  • Work on the hire desk delivering excellent customer service
  • Provide advice and guidance to customers to help them hire the correct equipment
  • Build effective customer relationships and resolve customer issues promptly and satisfactorily
  • Promote a range of ancillary services and benefits to customer

Skills required

The right candidate should possess the following skills: 

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to carry out instructions
  • Ability to adhere to Health & Safety processes and procedures
  • Problem- solving skills
  • Must have GCSE Grade 3/Grade D or above (or equivalent) in Maths & English

Benefits

As well as being part of an award winning apprenticeship team, you will receive:

  • Starting salary of £10,500
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Incentive for completing your apprenticeship

A-Plant are an accredited Living Wage Employer.