Vehicle Damage Estimator

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Peterborough
Salary
28000.00 - 33000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
09 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Car bodyshop / accident repair estimator / Vehicle Damage Assessor Engineer ( VDA ) required for an expanding claims, accident management company near Peterborough.

Excellent opportunity for an experienced VDA, or time-served panel beater / estimator / body shop manager to move into a professional office based environment with excellent career prospects. Training can be provided for someone who has good car / van / HGV repair and estimating experience that would like to move out of the bodyshop environment.

This position offers an excellent salary, 40 hours per week and no weekend work. You will be working in a friendly team of like-minded engineers, in an interesting and enjoyable role.

Skills and Experience

Substantial experience in Cars, Vans damage estimating, body shop or engineering role with knowledge Audatex.

HGV experience beneficial but not essential.

Strong communication skills with good telephone manner. Happy to build relationships and negotiate with repairers.

Confident in using IT computer systems - Experience of Audatex or similar.

Full driving licence.

Responsibilities

Checking body shop estimates against images to confirm viability of repair, control of repair costs and to ensure that the correct repair methods are used.

Control the claims cost of reinstating accident damaged vehicles.

Control repair costs to ensure that clients receive the best possible outcome.

Provide a quality engineering resource to the business and clients, offering clear and informed guidance.

Ensure that agreed service levels are maintained.

When required, carry out vehicle inspections on site or at the appointed repairer.

This is a unique opportunity to join an expanding business with great prospects