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Senior VDA / Estimator

  • Job added:   2 August 2022
  • Salary :   Up to £40000 per annum + £40k basic + car / allowance + bonus
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-389077
  • Company :   The Solution Automotive


  • Senior VDA/Estimator vacancy
  • Fantastic employer
  • Stunning state of the art facility
  • Award winning site
  • £40k basic plus bonus and car
  • Excellent training and development
  • 25 days holiday plus BH

Intrigued? Great, read below and apply, you won't be disappointed 😊

Our client, a fantastic employer and an expert in vehicle accident repair, is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Estimator/VDA.

You will preferably have ATA - VDA - Audatex experience but this is NOT essential as training will be provided

Successful candidates will have experience within the bodyshop arena.

Applicants must have the ability to work well in a team and well under pressure.

In return for your skills and experience my client is offering an excellent package with and a superb working environment for the right applicant.

Their ideal candidate will be:

  • Motor trade experienced within crash repair sector
  • Computer literate
  • Have a good eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience dealing with customers both face to face and on the telephone
  • High degree of sales focus
  • Can manage a team and oversee their work

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Dealing with customers and maintaining strong relationships
  • Reporting on cosmetic repair requirements
  • Estimating and selling bodyshop repair work
  • Delivering high standards of customer satisfaction
  • Manage the VDA dept and oversee work loading

About You:

Looking for someone who has fantastic organisational skills and someone that can plan work efficiently, as you will ensure that assigned jobs are completed within estimated times and delight customers with your professionalism and positive can do attitude

Working hours/days:

Monday to Friday - 45 hours per week (Flex start/finish times) 7:30am to 4:30pm/8am to 5pm/8:30am to 5:30pm

Alternate Saturdays if and when required, paid additional as overtime


£40k basic + car/allowance

You will also be able to achieve their Management bonus scheme

Please ensure your CV is up to date, and has all relevant contact details including address.

Who are you applying to?

The Solution Automotive Recruitment have been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships. If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you'll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.

Key positons; Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Business Manager, Service Advisor, Parts Advisor, Technician, Mechanic, Master Technician, Workshop Controller, Service Manager, After Sales Manager, Dealer Principal, General Manager.

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