Vehicle Damage Estimator

Recruiter
Flux Talent
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£25k - 30k per year
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile – Vehicle Damage Estimator

We are a well-established commercial vehicle repair business located in Oldham, Manchester and we have also recently opened a new facility in Wolverhampton. We are continuing to grow and develop the business to meet the requirements and demands of all our customers and have some fantastic opportunities to work on all types of vehicle from 3.5t to 44t including trailers and coaches.

For this position, you would be based at our Wolverhampton site where we currently employ over 25 people and we are looking to recruit an individual with an immediate start

  • Salary £25k to £30k per annum (dependant on experience)

  • Hours 40 hours per week (08.30hrs – 17.00hrs) Monday to Friday

  • Holiday 20 days holiday per year (plus statutory holidays) rising to 25.

  • Pension Auto enrolment following probationary period.

  • Life Assurance Following 6 months period

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • To inspect damaged vehicles and assess the full extent of the damage sustained, assess the cost of repair and time scales

  • To identify the correct prescribed repair method

  • To prepare computerised and manual estimates

  • To obtain authorities as appropriate from insurers and customers

  • To communicate effectively with peers, engineers and technicians to ensure understanding of correct vehicle repair methodology

  • To ensure that any supplementary work is authorised by the customer

  • Adherence to Health and Safety rules and regulations

  • Responsible for cleanliness and housekeeping standards in own area.

  • Reduce wastage by using raw materials and consumable items carefully.

  • Assist the Company in caring for the environment by disposing of waste products correctly.

Requirements:

  • Must have current Audatex certification and be a team player

  • Vehicle damage assessor / VDA background essential

  • Customer Service and administration experience

  • ATA qualification or be a time served technician

  • Experience in a body shop or accident repair environment

  • Reliable and hard working

  • Microsoft Office experience essential i.e Word, Excel, Outlook

  • Knowledge of EMACS advantageous but not essential

  • Current driving licence required

If you think you have what it takes then please click apply to register your interest


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