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Vehicle Damage Assessor

  • Location:

    North West London

  • Sector:

    Accident Repair Centre

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Annalise Hoskins

  • Contact email:

    annalise@perfectplacement.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01372 940826

  • Job ref:

    108090

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2049-03-20

  • Start date:

    2021-11-03

Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator required in North West London.

- Salary Package up to £45,000 
- 45 hours; Monday - Friday

Reporting to the Bodyshop Manager, your main purpose 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 VDA position, you will hold strong and successful experience in vehicle estimating and ideally be Audatex trained/qualified. 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 our client is offering:

- Salary up to £40,000 per annum pending experience and current earnings.
- Full in-house training provided.
- Fantastic long-term career development prospects with one of the largest accident repair groups in South Wales.
- Working hours of 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday only!
- Great benefits and rewards packages! 

If you are interested in this VDA Vacancy or would like to find out about other Accident Repair and Automotive Jobs in North London, please contact Annalise at Perfect Placement UK Ltd. 

At Perfect Placement, we specialise in Motor Trade Jobs, so if you are looking to improve your Automotive Career please get in touch with us today. We are the leading UK Motor Trade Recruiters with over 1,400 Automotive Vacancies across the whole of the UK!!