Body Shop Estimator / VDA Assessor - Main Dealer Group

Recruitment Revolution.Com
10 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Body Shop Estimator / VDA Assessor - Main Dealer Group
Rugby, Warwickshire
£27,500 + IMI (ATA) Accreditation Support, Workplace Pension, Career Development & Training through Nationwide Academy. Retail Discount off Parts and new vehicles

Established over 30 years we have built our reputation through exceeding expectations. We firmly believe that the Group’s success is down to our Family owned culture and the talented people we employ.

The Body Shop Estimator / VDA Assessor Role:

+ Inspect damaged vehicles and assess the full extent of the damage sustained, assess the cost of repair and time scales *
+ Identify the correct prescribed repair method * To prepare computerised and manual estimates and to accurately record these, maintaining up-to-date records of all estimates *
+ Obtain from insurance companies authority to proceed with repair to a vehicle and to confirm the cost of the repair *
+ Communicate effectively with customers, engineers and technicians to ensure understanding of correct vehicle repair methodology *
+ Ensure that any amendment to repair work is authorised by the insurance company *
+ Once authorisation has been gained, to liaise with the body shop personnel and make sure that they understand fully the prescribed repair method

Candidates will demonstrate:

+ Good technical knowledge of the parts and working of vehicles to facilitate the estimate
+ Strong communication skills for customer service and team communication
+ Handle all vehicles with due care and attention ensuring that customer care/satisfaction is maintained at all times
+ Awareness of, and adhere to all the housekeeping and health and safety regulations Experience Candidates will ideally have:
+ ATA qualification or be a time served technician
+ NVQ Level 1, 2 & 3 in Body Repair/Light Vehicle repair or similar qualification
+ Experience in a body shop or accident repair environment

Company benefits include:

+ Competitive Salary
+ IMI (ATA) Accreditation Support
+ Workplace Pension
+ Career Development & Training through Nationwide Academy
+ Retail Discount off Parts and new vehicles
+ 20 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays

Hours of work: Monday to Friday from 8am until 5.30pm, with 30 minutes lunch and Saturdays on a rota basis from 8am until 12.30pm.

Interested? Just Apply Below...

...But first a little formality. By applying you explicitly consent to us processing & passing your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. If your skills match the role you will hear back from us within 2 business days. If you have any pre-application questions please contact us quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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