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Vehicle Damage Assessor

Vehicle Damage Assessor, Accident Repair Centre
£37500 - £41250 per annum
Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator required in Cirencester.
  • Starting salary up to £37,500 per annum plus team bonus earned (up to 10% of annual salary).
  • 45 hour week Monday to Friday with 1 in 3 Saturday mornings paid as overtime.
  • Rare chance to join one of the UK's leading accident repair solution companies operating for over 20 years.
Our client, one of the UK's leading independent accident repair companies with sites across England, are currently looking to recruit a Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator to join their accident repair centre in Cirencester.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, your main purpose will be to carry out vehicle damage estimates as specified by insurers/customers ensuring that the vehicle repair can be carried out efficiently and that by doing so a satisfactory profit margin can be generated.

To prepare manual and computerised estimates efficiently and ensure that it conforms to the requirements laid down by the insurance company/customer in order that customer care/satisfaction standards are maintained at all times.
To maintain a file of all estimates undertaken making sure that all work that is not automatically authorised is clearly identified. Ensure that any such work does not commence until authorisation is gained, following-up any unauthorised estimates and reporting reasons.
Once authorisation has been gained liaise with the body shop personnel and make sure that they understand fully the work to be done as per the estimate. Alternately communicate to the centre if, by agreement with the insurance company, the vehicle is deemed a “total loss”.
To be aware of and adhere to all Health and Safety regulations and policies applicable to your position and working environment.

In order to be eligible for this position, you will hold strong and successful experience in vehicle estimating as well as a UK Driving licence with minimal points and ideally be Audatex trained/qualified. An Automotive Technical Accreditation (ATA), experience with the Autoflow Bodyshop Management System, and manufacturer training would be advantageous but is non-essential to our client.

For your hard work as a Vehicle Damage Assessor, our client is offering:
  • Starting salary up to £37,500 per annum pending experience.
  • Access to team performance related bonus scheme up to 10% of annual salary.
  • 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays).
  • Pension scheme.
  • Access to in-house training/development.
  • Rare chance to join one of the UK's leading accident repair solution companies operating for over 20 years.
  • 45 hour week Monday to Friday from 7:30am-5:00pm with 1 in 3 Saturdays 8:00am-12:00pm paid at £55 per Saturday worked.

If this Vehicle Damage Assessor job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Cirencester please contact Josh Buck at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.

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