Plant Hire Coordinator  

Salary & Benefits(5b): £24,936 - £30,686 up to 10% pension with 5% contribution + annual bonus + retail savings schemes + online GP access + life assurance cover + free on-site parking + 25 days holiday + 1 wellbeing day + bank holidays 

Location: Foxbridge Logistics Centre, Normanton  

Work type: Permanent. 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Plant Hire Coordinator to join the Foxbridge Logistics team at Yorkshire Water and be a part of helping Yorkshire Water to provide the best service to our customers. Could this be you? 

What we do: 
Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire, we make sure that over 5.4 million people living in the region and the millions of people who visit our region each year, can rely on our services, and have clean and safe drinking water on tap and that their wastewater is taken away. But for us, it’s so much more than this. 

We look after communities, protect the environment, and plan to look after Yorkshire’s water, today, tomorrow 24/7, 365 days a year. We provide essential water and wastewater services to every corner of the Yorkshire region, and play a key role in the region’s health, wellbeing, and prosperity.  

New environmental legislation, unprecedented levels of investment and changing expectations from customers means that this is an exciting time to discover opportunities within the water industry. Logistics are a key part of how we plan to meet the changing expectations of customers and regulators.   

Who are we looking for?

We currently have an exciting vacancy for a Plant Hire Coordinator to join our team which will be based at our Foxbridge Logistics Centre in Normanton, Wakefield.
We are looking for an experienced Coordinator to join our function who wants to learn new skills and help improve our function and business processes.

Given that we operate within a regulated and demanding environment of constantly fluctuating workloads, you will be able to demonstrate a flexible but determined approach and an ability to cope under pressure.

We are looking for someone who enjoys learning new skills, is excited and motivated about working with challenges and is resilient. If this sounds like you and you are looking for new challenge then we would love to speak to you about this opportunity. 

Where you fit in: 

•    As Plant Hire Coordinator you will be responsible for managing the Mitigation Hire desk that supports our Operational colleagues across Waste Water Service Delivery with a variety of temporary pumping and aeration solutions.
•    This includes planning and coordinating both reactive and proactive requests via phone/ email.
•    You will take ownership of all enquiries through to completion either by fulfilling with internal YW hire equipment or hiring equipment externally through our contract partners.
•    Arranging site visits when required.
•    Work closely with various teams and ensure effective communication to make sure we get it right first time.
•    Responsible for getting quotations and mitigation solutions approved by site mangers before deployment.
•    Effectively liaising with site operators and contractors to book in installation and decommissioning dates.
•    Organising transport to deploy and collect equipment when off hired.
•    Responsible for updating and managing a range of different weekly and monthly reports for performance and spend.
•    Validating internal and external finances.
•    Arranging services, repairs & breakdowns for all internal & external mitigation hire equipment.
•    Responsible for raising and receipting purchase orders in Ariba.
•    Managing and maintaining stock levels of internal YW hire equipment.
•    Monitoring and chasing internal and external live hires and provide updates on resolutions and expected off hire dates.
•    Responsible for updating SAP when mitigation is in place.
•    There will also be times where additional cover is required for other Coordinator functions within various services provided by Foxbridge Logistics Centre. 

What skills & qualifications you will need: 

•    Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to build up effective working relationships with a range of people, as your role will involve day to day liaison with a wide range of internal teams and external contractors.
•    Within a fast-paced environment, you will be able to demonstrate the ability to work in a team and under your own initiative.
•    Excellent organisation skills, with a good eye for detail and can manage and reprioritise your own workload.
•    You will have a strong background within administration and be able to demonstrate a can-do attitude.
•    Experience of managing customers and resolving issues.
•    Experience of SAP is preferable but not essential
•    Proficient in the use of all Microsoft office packages. 

You will also benefit from having: 
•    Previous coordinating or planning experience is preferable but not essential.
•    Previous experience in a similar environment or within the broader utilities industry sectors would be beneficial.  

If you’re an experienced Logistics professional and want to help us deliver exceptional service for our customers whilst protecting the environment, then apply today to find out what a career with Yorkshire Water can offer for you. 

We are proud to serve the Yorkshire region and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that is reflective of the communities we serve. We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply.

If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks that will include a Basic Disclosure Check, carried out through a Third Party Company, prior to commencing employment. Depending on the role, you may also be required to go through the security vetting process for either a Counter Terrorist Check or Security Check clearance. 

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: - 

Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Plant Hire Coordinator