Automotive Bodyshop Estimator / VDA - NO WEEKENDS

£35,000 OTE + Full Benefits Package
30 Oct 2019
27 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Automotive Bodyshop Estimator / VDA - NO WEEKENDS
Isleworth, TW7
circa £30,000 basic plus commission (£35,000 OTE) + Full Benefits Package

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm. NO WEEKENDS!

We are recruiting an experienced motor trade Bodyshop Estimator for Bodyshop in Isleworth. Working alongside the Bodyshop Manager, the key tasks within the role will include:

Bodyshop Estimator Key Tasks:

+ To carry out accurate estimates ensuring a blend of profitable pricing and job retention.
+ To ensure that the work carried out by the Bodyshop employees the required levels of profitability, work quality and customer satisfaction.
+ In discussion with Bodyshop Supervisor arrange the flow of work in the most efficient manner; maximize the sale of labour and materials whilst adhering to agreed completion dates.
+ Promote good customer relations through expeditious and courteous handling of the public.
+ To ensure that paint and materials are used in the most economic way and control purchase and stock levels.
+ In consultation with the Bodyshop Supervisor / After Sales Manager establish and administer operating standards and policies.
+ Ensure that all documentation relating to the Body Repair / Warranty claim of a vehicle is completed according to departmental procedures and all monies are received before vehicle handover.

Applicants should be ATA/VDA accredited for estimating compliant with PAS125 and have Audatex experience / qualifications. You must have the ability to work under pressure and have a stable career background within a similar role in a Bodyshop / accident repair centre.

Bodyshop Estimator Required Skills:

+ Ability to influence and negotiate with a wide range of people
+ Good interpersonal skills and able to work effectively with a range of people
+ Ability to convey complex technical information in a straightforward manner to non-specialists as well as specialists
+ Effective team worker with the ability to support other team members

Benefits include:

+ 22 days annual leave increasing on tenure plus 8 days bank holidays
+ Eyecare Vouchers
+ Loyalty & Long Service Awards
+ Life Assurance (after qualifying period
+ Car Leasing Scheme (after qualifying period
+ Workplace Pension Scheme
+ Discounts on car purchases / repairs / parts
+ Ongoing training, both in-house and with the manufacturer

About Us:

With over eight decades of experience in automotive industry we are one of the South leading dealerships for Toyota and Lexus.

We were established as, and to this day (4 generations later) remains very much a family operated business. You can therefore trust us to work as hard as we can to uphold the values that underpin all that we do. Our difference comes from the personalised service we offer to all our customers, which serves to enhance their experience and get to the core of their specific motoring needs. It's therefore no surprise to see that a high percentage of our business is made up of repeat customers or customer referrals.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Bodyshop Assistant Manager, Bodyshop Supervisor, Lead Bodyshop Technician, Accident Repair Manager, Accident Repair Estimator, Vehicle Preparation Centre Manager, Senior Bodyshop Estimator, Bodyshop Team Lead.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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