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Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator

  • Job added:   21 July 2022
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-383419
  • Company :   Loco Consulting Ltd

Bodyshop Vehicle Damage Assessor 


We are looking to recruit an experienced Bodyshop VDA for our client's state-of-the-art facility based in Bolton.

Package is negotiable dependant on experience.

 Key Accountabilities:

Have a good understanding of modern repair techniques on a variety of vehicle makes and models.

Be capable of inspecting and assessing damaged vehicles.

Prepare accurate estimates and safe repair methods using computerised estimating systems such as Audatex and Thatcham Escribe data.

Be conversant with Bodyshop management systems.

Negotiate with customers and engineers to agree repair costings and any additional supplementary work required.

Keep customers updated during the repair process.

Produce workshop job schedules whilst liaising regularly with workshop staff to update the repair process.

Liaise with parts supplier to ensure correct parts are ordered and delivered.

Excellent communication skills as the majority of authorisations are negotiated remotely.

High level of personal and professional integrity.

The successful candidate should possess the following:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Hold a valid ATA VDA qualification
  • Organised mind
  • Computer skills
  • Strong customer facing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated attitude

Whilst we endeavour to reply to all applicants, we can only guarantee that we a member of the team will contact you should your skillset match above criteria.

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