VDA / Estimator

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  • Sector:

    Accident Repair Centre, Vehicle Damage Assessor

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Martin Bane

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  • Contact phone:

    01483 375944

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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VDA /Estimator

Basic Salary up to £34,000
Monday – Friday 08:00 – 17:30, 1 in 2/3 Sats 08:30 – 12:00
Horsham, West Sussex
Accident Repair Group
We are seeking an Estimator/VDA in the Horsham 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, 4+ Stars on Google and a BSI Approved Bodyshop They work with multiple manufacturers and have a strong relationship with major insurance companies.

They are seeking an Estimator to join their Horsham 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.
What’s on Offer?
- Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:30, 1 in 2/3 08:30 – 12:00
- Basic Salary: £34,000
- Opportunity for 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
- Updating records on Autoflow
- Working to BSI0125 guidelines
- Invoicing

To be considered for this role, you must have:

- Full UK Driving licences
- Previous Experience within an ARC Estimating Position
- 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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