Plant and Transport Manager

Ringmer, East Sussex
dependant on experience + vehicle + mobile phone + laptop
23 May 2018
20 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Based in our office in Ringmer, East Sussex and making visits to site when required - Monday to Friday 7:30am - 5pm. 

Waterhouse Plant Hire are well-established plant hire company. Our main aim is to provide an efficient, reliable service at the best value for our customers and believe it is our people who make this possible.

Job Description

We are looking to appoint a Plant and Transport Manager to join our expanding Plant Hire company in the South East to head up hire, logistics and transport. This is a demanding and varied role, with responsibility to ensure maximum efficiency and profitability whilst ensuring full compliance with operating standards, including health & safety and transport legislation.


We are looking for an individual who has significant drive and determination to make continuous positive improvements, is not afraid of the challenge and willing to go the extra mile.

You will have good analytical and organisational skills, be expected to identify ways to enhance efficiency and effectiveness with specific focus on customer service, business growth and management of costs with experience within the plant hire, transport or construction industry with good IT skills.

A clean driving licence is essential



Process hire enquiries from new and existing customers by telephone, email and face to face. 

Follow through enquire; quotation; process order; allocate/order equipment; source/liaise subcontractor operators; manage timesheets and payments; update allocation database; produce sales invoice; approve purchase invoices; deal with client, subcontract and supplier queries;

Monitor and arrange timely plant maintenance to ensure LOLER/PUWER inspections; liaise with internal and external fitter/inspectors; distribute certificates


Arrange/negotiate plant transportation; liaise with drivers; plan routes; ensure full compliance for DVSA & Operator Licence legislation;  plan and monitor Vehicle Maintenance Inspections, MOT, service and repairs of vehicle fleet; maintain accurate records;

Any other ad hoc duties as required.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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