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Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator Job in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire
Gloucester
Vehicle Damage Assessor, Accident Repair Centre
£35000 - £37000 per annum
113977
Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator required in Gloucester.
  • Fully negotiable starting salary plus bonus earned.
  • 8:30am-5:00pm Monday to Friday with flexibility on start/finish times.
  • Fantastic long-term career prospects with an AM Top 200 retailer and a business awarded a "star'’ rating in the Sunday Times annual ‘Best Companies to Work For' listing.
Our client, a large franchise approved car dealer group established across the West Midlands/South West England, are currently looking to recruit an experienced and professional Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator to join their busy accident repair centre in the Gloucester region.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, your main purpose as a Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator will be to carry out 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 bodyshop 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 Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator position you will need to live within a reasonable commuting distance of Gloucestershire and hold strong and successful experience in vehicle damage assessing/estimating as well as being 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. A UK driving license with minimal points is essential however. 

For your hard work as a Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator, our client is offering: 
  • Fully negotiable starting salary pending experience and current earnings.
  • Access to a performance related bonus scheme.
  • 31 days annual leave (including bank holidays) with your holiday allowance increasing over length of service.
  • Access to further technical training and development.
  • Various additional company benefits such as free MOT's and 50% of vehicle servicing, staff car lease scheme and discounted new car purchases, health car provisions, and discounts on hundred of high street and online retailers.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Fantastic long-term career prospects with an AM Top 200 retailer and a business awarded a "star'’ rating in the Sunday Times annual ‘Best Companies to Work For' listing.
  • Working hours from 8:30am-5:00pm Monday to Friday with flexibility on start/finish times.
If this Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Gloucester please contact Josh Buck 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.