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Vehicle Damage Assessor

Vehicle Damage Assessor, Accident Repair Centre
£29000 per annum
Bodyshop Estimator required for our client's Bodyshop & Repair site in Blackpool, Lancashire.
  • £29,000 OTE
  • 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday
  • Exciting opportunity to join one of the top 100 dealer groups in the UK!
Our client are looking for people who share our passion for our client's brands, all employees play a vital part in putting the customer first, delivering a great customer experience.

Our client offer excellent opportunities to undertake further training and progress your personal development.

As an estimator you will be responsible for inspecting the damage on vehicles, using technical skills and knowledge of cost-efficient repair methods to create an accurate estimate for work to be undertaken. To follow company and manufacturer guidelines, reviewing job cards and reporting any necessary issues. You should ideally have good problem solving and expert customer service skills.

The ideal person will take pride in ensuring our customers are provided with the very best service.

You will work in a friendly and dynamic environment, receiving a full induction and ongoing support. We recognise that happy and satisfied employees give excellent customer service. Staff benefits include a uniform, company pension scheme and access to the staff car scheme to mention a few.

Skills needed for the Bodyshop Estimator position:
  • As an estimator you will require technical skills, knowledge, and experience of body and paint repair in the accident and repair industry
  • Technical and engineering/estimating experience with a good, clear knowledge of current estimating systems, (Audatex experience is essential)
  • Good professional negotiation skills
  • The ability to communicate well under pressure
  • The successful candidate will build relationships with customers, internal managers, manufacturer and supplier representatives, and insurance company assessors.
You will also need to hold a full UK driving licence.

What you get in return for your hard work as a Bodyshop Estimator:
  • Salary is Dependent on Experience
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays 
  • Work Place Pension after 3 months
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Professional development
  • Uniform provided
  • Car Benefit Scheme available after 6 months
If this Estimator Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Blackpool please contact Becca Hams at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.
Perfect Placement are the UK's Leading Motor Trade Recruitment Consultancy, and Automotive Jobs are our speciality. If you are looking to improve your Auto Industry Career, get in touch with our Team today. We have a wide range of Jobs from Vehicle Technician to Parts Advisors to Dealer Principals.