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Bodyshop Controller / Estimator Job in Lancashire

Car Dealership, Accident Repair Centre
£29000 per annum
Bodyshop Controller / Estimator required at our Main Dealer Client's Body Shop in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • £29,000 OTE
  • 40 hrs 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 their brands, all employees play a vital part in putting the customer first, delivering a great customer experience. We offer excellent opportunities to undertake further training and progress your personal development.

Your role as a Bodyshop Controller / Estimator will involve being a Workshop Controller within our client's successful Bodyshop, as part of your role you will also be responsible for estimating.

The successful Bodyshop Controller / Estimator would be responsible for workshop efficiencies and training, development and motivation of the team, along with distribution of workload.

As an Bodyshop Controller / 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 Bodyshop Controller / Estimator will take pride in ensuring our customers are provided with the very best service.

As a Bodyshop Controller / Estimator, 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 required for the Bodyshop Controller / Estimator role:
  • 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.
Bodyshop Controller / Estimator requirements:
  • Full Clean driving licence
  • Audatex certified, preferred
  • Previous Bodyshop Workshop Controller Experience (at least 1 year).
Be able to build relationships with customers, internal managers, manufacturer and supplier representatives, and insurance company assessors.

If this Bodyshop Controller / 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.