Motor Engineer - Desktop - Insurance

Asure Recruit
Sevenoaks, Kent
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Motor Engineer (Desktop - Insurance Claims)
Location: Sevenoaks
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum + lifestyle benefits package
Are you an experienced Motor Engineer/Estimator with a VDA/ ATA accreditation?
Do you have knowledge of Computerised Estimation Systems i.e. Audatex and Glassmatix?
If you answered yes', we are recruiting for a desktop Motor Image Engineer/ Estimator to work exclusively on non-fault claims.
This is an office based role where you will be an important member of a proactive team in the handling of motor insurance claims. This role comes with a competitive salary and excellent company benefits.
Purpose of the Role:

To contribute to the prompt and economical settlement of non-fault motor claims by efficiently desktop engineering vehicle assessments and auditing estimates. This is achieved by providing accurate assessments of repair cost by authorising repairs and supervising the prompt payment of accounts within established guidelines and procedures.
Role responsibilities
·Responsibility for dealing with Motor Engineering referrals from the busy Motor Claims Function.
·Responsibility for the Desk Vet and on occasions In the Field inspection of damaged vehicles as requested.
·Production of reports and estimates and authorisation and direction of repairs, together with valuation of vehicles.
·Meeting leakage targets and obtaining high quality value for money repairs that do not adversely affect the safety of the vehicle.
·To develop and maintain effective relationships with repairers and intermediaries to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
·Professional presentation of Company policy, procedures and ethics in all dealings with customers, repairers, manufacturers in day to day business dealings
·Monitor repair work and activities of repairers so to ensure that the average repair cost falls within the motor engineers' territory minimum number of substandard repair referrals.

Skills/ Accreditations
·Motor Insurance experience
·ATA VDA Accreditation
·Knowledge of Thatcham and Escribe