Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator

Job Description

Automotive, Motor Trade Job: Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator Required in Dagenham.

Salary: Up to £35,000 Per Annum
Term: Full Time, Permanent

Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator Required for Main Car Dealer Automotive Bodyshop - Dagenham

Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator Required for Automotive Bodyshop - Dagenham.

Our Client, an independent in the Dagenham Area are currently looking for an experienced Bodyshop Estimator / VDA 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 - 6PM. The salary is dependent on experience and we will be considering experienced estimators only for this role.

The Basic salary is in the region of £34,000+ depending on experience.

This vacancy is in the South Essex / Dagenham Area.

If you are interested in this Estimator Job or any other Bodyshop Jobs and Automotive Jobs in Romford, please contact Rose at Perfect Placement Today!

At Perfect Placement we specialise in Jobs within the Automotive Field, we can help you with your Career search for Motor Trade Jobs as we have over 1,400 live Automotive Vacancies across the whole of the UK ranging from Vehicle Technician Jobs to Bodyshop Manager Jobs.

To apply please send your most accurate and current CV to Rose Skipper quoting J80429, Estimator, Dagenham.

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