Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator (Office based)

Recruiter
Smartsearch Recruitment Ltd
Location
Chester
Salary
£18-22k + Benefits
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator (office based), Salary £18- 22k + excellent company benefits, Based in Chester

We have an exciting opportunity for Vehicle Damage Assessor to work for a global vehicle remarketing business. The purpose of the role is to carry out assessments of vehicles online, observe the condition and damage images then produce accurate repair costings using the latest IT technology and package on the market. Working closely within a great Sales environment based in prestige offices in Chester Business Park.

The ideal candidate will have either a motor trade, motor insurance claims handler or similar background preferably with experience of carrying out inspections and appraisals of vehicles to identify vehicle defects. Knowledge of repair methods and repair times (Thatcham, Audatex etc) and estimating costs would be highly advantageous, as would the ATA qualification, though training can be given.

The position may suit candidates form a motor insurance background or someone with technical understanding of vehicles.

Key Duties:

- Using vehicle imagery provided from the in-house/ field assessors, prepare estimates and accurately record within the system.
- To communicate effectively with the management and sales team to agree pricing.
- Liaise with our suppliers.
- Identify the correct prescribed repair method.
- To prepare computerised and manual estimates.
- To keep all records up to date in the system for reporting purposes

Skills:

- Good IT Administration skills including Microsoft Excel
- Great Customer Service skills
- The ability to work with a lively sales team.
- Be flexible and multiskilled.

The company are experiencing significant growth and are industry leaders in their field. They offer an excellent employee benefits package with will include 25 days holiday, 7.5% pension, 5 x life assurance, discount vehicle schemes, childcare vouchers.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for then please apply by attaching your CV.

Key words; Vehicle Inspector, Vehicle Assessor, Vehicle Estimator, vehicle loss adjuster, car sales, car valuer, motor insurance, motor claims handler.