Estimator / Vehicle Damage Assessor

Recruiter
Perfect Placement
Location
Dagenham
Salary
£36000/annum
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Automotive, Motor Trade Job: Required Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator Required in Dagenham.

Salary: Up to £36,000 Per Annum
Term: Full Time, Permanent

Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: ATA Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator Required for Independent Automotive Bodyshop - Dagenham.

Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator Required for Independent Automotive Bodyshop.

Our Client, an independent in the Dagenham Area are currently looking for an experienced Bodyshop Estimator to join their team.

A minimum of 2 years experience within this role or similar is essential.
ATA qualified is preferred however not essential.

You will be responsible for assisting with assessing the level and extent of damage to vehicles following accidents. Determine if the vehicle can be repaired and the work that needs to be carried out in order to repair it.

Duties will commonly include:
* Negotiating contracts with material suppliers.
* Monitoring efficiency of work and processes to ensure quality repairs.
* Supporting team members when required.
* Maintaining equipment used in the bodyshop and ensuring regular services and maintenance checks are monitored.
* Recruiting personnel to ensure the bodyshop is adequately staffed.
* Directing team members in handling day to day problems.
* Assessing the extent of damage to the structural, body, mechanical, electrical and interior components of the vehicle.
* Estimating parts and labour costs to repair damage.
* Preparing insurance forms to indicate repair costs and recommendations.

You will need to demonstrate:
* The ability to keep up to date with developments in engine and electrical technologies.
* Strong communication skills.
* Good time management skills.
* The ability to work on your own.
* Strong management and leadership skills.
* Good communication and organisational skills.
* The ability to work under pressure.
* Problem solving skills.
* The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Working hours are Monday - Friday 8am - 5:30pm with 1 in 3 Saturdays 8:30am - 12pm. The salary is dependent on experience and we will be considering anyone from bodyshop advisor's looking to move up in their career to well experienced estimators.

The Basic salary is in the region of £35k experience dependable

This vacancy is in the Dagenham / East London area.

To apply please send your most accurate and current CV to Rose Skipper quoting J71596, Estimator, Dagenham.

Please remember to add your home phone number, mobile number, email address and full address to your CV. If this information is missing it slows down our process and may result in us not being able to contact you.

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