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Trainee Vehicle Damage Asessor

Vehicle Damage Assessor, Accident Repair Centre
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Trainee VDA /Estimator Vacancy - Henley-On-Thames!
  • Trainee VDA / Estimator Required in Henley-On-Thames!
  • Basic Salary up to £25,000 + Bonus
  • Monday – Friday ONLY!
  • Accident Repair Business
We are seeking a Trainee Estimator / Vehicle Damage Assessor in the Henley-On-Thames area for our client a well-known accident repair company.

Our Client is a long established Vehicle Accident Repair Centre, they have a great reputation in the local area for quality work, with a brand established for over 100 years! They are a BSI Kitemark registered body shop providing all accident repair services.

They are seeking a Trainee Estimator to join their Henley-On-Thames team! This a great opportunity to join a thriving part of the accident repair business. Our Client offers a fully equipped workshop with regular updating of equipment.

This role is ideal for individuals keen to develop their customer facing and motor industry knowledge, ideally we would be looking at Candidates with Motor Trade, Automotive Insurance and Accident Repair backgrounds.

What’s on Offer?
  • Monday to Friday ONLY!
  • Full Training as a Vehicle Damage Assessor
  • No Weekends
  • Basic Salary up to £25,000 + Bonus
  • Supportive Workshop Environment
What’s will you be doing?
  • To handle customer enquiries and queries promptly and efficiently.
  • Supervising and training unqualified staff as necessary
  • Liaising with customers by phone and in person
  • Liaising with insurance companies and work providers
  • Estimating damage to customers vehicles
  • Estimating using insurance companies preferred computer system
  • Estimating on or off site
  • Valuating vehicle to repair costs
  • Estimating by insurer and work providers guidelines
  • Ordering correct parts with parts department (genuine or non genuine)
  • Obtaining correct repair methods
  • Updating customers, insurers and work providers of repair status
  • Liaising with other departments
  • Updating online insurance/work provider systems
  • Imaging vehicles throughout stages and uploading them
  • Creating job cards with repair methods attached
  • Obtaining repair authority
  • Working to BSI0125 guidelines
  • Invoicing
To be considered for this Vehicle Damage Asessor role, you must have:
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Ideally Previous Experience within an automotive setting
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organisation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • To be a team player
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