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Vehicle Damage Assessor - Motor Image Engineer

  • Location: Bolton
  • Salary: £30,000- £37,000 DOE per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Front-Line Talent
  • Contact: Mandy Bancroft
  • Contact Email: mbancroft@merje.com
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2768
  • Expiry Date: 24 April 2024
  • Job Ref: 11514/MB

Vehicle Damage Assessor

Location: Bolton

Monday - Friday 9am-5pm, 35 hours p/w Permanent

Negotiable £30,000-£37,000 dependent on experience and qualifications.

We are working with a great client who will fully support your career progression and reward your efforts.

If you have experience as an Estimator or are currently a Motor Image Engineer and are seeking a new challenge, please read on!

What is the role of the Vehicle Damage Assessor?

  • Work to a high standard of customer service and to meeting service level agreements and departmental objectives and targets

  • Assess, negotiate and authorise vehicle damage repair estimates using in-house image and Audatex estimating systems.

  • Assess and negotiate vehicle total loss settlements.

  • Manage customer expectations and potential problems, preventing escalation into complaints Monitor performance of Approved Repairers, recognising potential areas of improvement - Relationship building/liaison with Approved Repairers

  • Provision of technical services and support to claims handling teams.

What we look for in a Vehicle Damage Assessor

  • Recent experience as an Automotive Engineer Assessor, Independent Assessor or as a body shop Vehicle Damage Assessor, Experience of using Audatex and Glassmatix systems

  • ATA VDA Accreditation/IMI, IAEA, AQP qualifications or working towards will be advantageous.

  • Knowledge and understanding of accident repair methods, vehicle valuations and accident damage estimating.

  • Flexible and able to manage multiple demands and changing priorities.

  • An efficient problem solver, with a keen eye for detail.

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    Benefits

    Birthday off and up to ½ day off for Christmas shopping

    Contributory Pension Scheme

    Sports and Social activities

    Discounted Products and Services

    Annual Appraisal and Salary Review

    Support with industry-relevant qualifications

    Free on-site parking

    Casual Dress Code