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  • Tool Hire Specialist

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday - Friday 7.30-5pm
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 11-Nov-2020
  • Job reference: 29063

Job Description

We are currently looking for an entry-level Tool Hire Specialist in our Coventry branch.  As the Tool Hire Specialist in Travis Perkins, you will play a vital role in supporting our Tool Hire Manager to meet and be compliant to all mechanical, electrical processes and procedures in regards to repairing and testing tools and equipment to the Travis Perkins 

We will offer you a competitive salary plus benefits (which includes a half-yearly colleague bonus, contributory pension, private healthcare, life assurance, sharesave scheme, group wide colleague discounts across the Travis Perkins Group (including Wickes and Toolstation).  We also have a number of online discounts at leading retailers from airport parking to theme parks to eating out and cinemas. 

At Travis Perkins we pride ourselves on being a great place to work that's why we have been voted one of the UK’s Top Employers every year since 2010, we look after our people and empower them to look after our business and our loyal customer base.  
 
What will I be doing?
  • With your learned knowledge of the products and services we offer, you will be a pivotal contact for our customers, nurturing great relationships, understanding their needs in order to offer expert advice and recommending alternatives to profitably maximise the sale of goods.
  • In this multi-skilled role you will be tasked with ensuring all tools and hire equipment are tested and safe for use and readily available for hire.
  • You will support your Tool Hire Manager in managing all aspects of their department and business.
  • Safety is at the forefront of everything we do, so you will need to adhere and be compliant to all Tool Hire processes and procedures including all Tool Hire audits and inspections.
What experience do you need?
  • Previous experience within the Plant and Hire Industry or a good understanding of electrical, petrol and diesel equipment would be advantageous, but not essential. It doesn't matter what sector you come from, we just need transferable skills - Great Customer Service and Great Sales experience.  
  • A full clean UK driving license is preferred, but again, not essential.
 
Does this sound like you?
We hope you can say ‘Yes’ to all of the characteristics below - they are in the DNA of all our fantastic Tool Hire Specialists.  Are you:
  • Someone that is highly adaptable, resilient and tenacious with high levels of energy and drive.
  • Someone who thrives in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Career focused and want to build a career to become a key player in the success of a large PLC?
Being a Tool Hire Specialist in TP gives you a fantastic opportunity to excel and to continue to develop.  How will you know you are doing a great job and developing your career? Simple. We will support you with a development plan that embraces our values - we call them Cornerstones.  These are Working For Our Customers, Upholding Family Values, Being The Best, Keeping People Safe, Making Decent Returns
 
You may not know much about Travis Perkins, but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised, despite our size, we have the values of a family run business and the mindset and ambition of a forward thinking Company.  We offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across our 20+ leading businesses.  We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide and have over 28,000 colleagues.  

Don't' delay, apply today.
Closing date 3rd January 2021
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