Customer Support Co-ordinator

Customer Support Co-ordinator Wigan
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Customer Support Co-ordinator Permanent

Customer Support Co-Ordinator


Ainscough Crane Hire are looking for a Customer Support Co-Ordinator to join the team in Standish.  


Customer Support Co-ordinators support wider areas of the business, building relationships with both internal and external customers. This role works as part of the Customer Support Centre and acts as a first point of contact for all enquiries, offering solutions and ensuring an exceptional customer service. You will provide customers with an easy and informative experience, guaranteeing a quick follow through of any details they require, identifying opportunities to provide additional services whilst progressing enquiries through to conclusion, ensuring that site visits are scheduled, and that administration is complete.


Benefits for a Customer Support Co-Ordinator


Bi-Annual retention bonus

Salary increase in October 2024

24 days annual leave plus an additional day at 2 years’ service and 5 years’ service and every 5 years after

Holiday purchase, the option to buy an additional 5 days each year (via salary sacrifice)

Group life assurance 3 x basic salary

Pension 4% employer 5% employees

Online access to payslips, book and view holidays and personal info

Access to the Ainscough Advantage (People Value) benefits platform

Staff forums run 3 times a year – have your voice heard


Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:


  • Be the first point of contact for inbound sales enquiries, ensuring that revenue is maximised through reactive and proactive sales, e.g., quote requests, orders, information requests and requests for site visits.
  • Track and follow up on sales opportunities and quotations, upselling and cross-selling and converting quotes to orders.
  • Capture every lead and opportunity from inbound enquiries and outbound follow up calls on the CRM system and ensure customer information is kept up to date.
  • Ensure all lead qualification information is complete and reviewed to ensure enquiries are handled efficiently and effectively.
  • Arrange for a Contract Lift Manager or an Area Sales Manager to visit customers and ensure that technical enquiries are resolved in a timely and proactive manner.
  • Provide indicative pricing, escalating for pricing support as required, generate quotations and issue to the customer within the defined KPI.


  • Check purchase orders against quotations, converting quotations to hire agreements, obtain an electronic signature on hire agreement and process payment if required.
  • Review completeness of all order documentation obtain outstanding information and ensure the CLM completes the full RAMS before handing over to the depot network.

Person Specification

  • Strong sales and customer service experience within an operational environment (essential)
  • Previous experience of using Telephony & CRM systems (desirable)
  • Previous experience within a contact centre environment – (desirable)
  • Construction sector experience – (desirable)
  • Understanding of the full end to end sales cycle (essential)


  • Ability to identify and close sales opportunities using negotiating and influencing skills (essential)
  • Willingness and ability to learn, understand and communicate technical detail and information around Crane Hire and Contract Lift (essential)
  • Excellent communication skills (essential)
  • I.T literate (email/CRM/telephony) (essential)
  • Ability to organise, plan and manage time (essential)



Ainscough Crane Hire are the UKs leading crane company.


Based across 30 locations, our dedicated team of experts are passionate about delivering projects on time, to budget and, most importantly, to the highest possible standard of safety. Our industry-recognised Make the Safe Choice ethos is at our core and underpins every single thing we do, from contract lifts and crane hire to specialist projects for customers.

Our reputation as a market leader is not just a result of our expansive fleet and comprehensive network of locations across the UK, but is also derived from the workplace culture that allows our team to perform their duties with passion and pride.

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