VDA/Estimator - Wednesbury, West Midlands County

Recruiter
Nationwide Accident Repair Services Ltd
Location
Wednesbury
Salary
Up to £29000 per year
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a future Nationwider? About Us Nationwide is one of Europe's largest accident repair networks with 120+ bodyshops, Mobile Repair, Glazing and Accident Management services. Since our inception, we have set the industry benchmark in accident repair and we continue to provide services to the world's most recognised car manufacturers and dealerships from all over the world using our tried and tested award-winning approach. We have doubled in size in the last 2 years and with future expansion on the horizon it has never been a better time to join the team. The Role: To inspect damaged vehicles and assess the full extent of the damage sustained, assess the cost of repair and time scales To identify the correct prescribed repair method To prepare computerised and manual estimates and to accurately record these, maintaining up-to-date records of all estimates To obtain from insurance companies authority to proceed with repair to a vehicle and to confirm the cost of the repair To communicate effectively with customers, engineers and technicians to ensure understanding of correct vehicle repair methodology To ensure that any amendment to repair work is authorised by the insurance company Once authorisation has been gained, to liaise with the body shop personnel and make sure that they understand fully the prescribed repair method You will demonstrate: Enthusiasm to join our team. We are One Nationwide, One Team. Strong organisational skills Flexible work attitude Problem solving within the role Handle all vehicles with due care and attention ensuring that customer care/satisfaction is maintained at all times Awareness of and adhere to all the housekeeping and health and safety regulations You will ideally have: Customer Service and administration experience ATA qualification or be a time served technician NVQ Level 1, 2 & 3 Experience in a body shop or accident repair environment Why work for us? We have over 4000 team members who take full advantage of: One Nationwide, One Team Culture Competitive Salary & Bonus Workplace Pension Life Assurance Employee Assistance Programme. Career Development IMI (ATA) Accreditation Support Training through Nationwide Academy Child Care Vouchers Competitive Annual Leave Package Mobile Phone Discount Scheme My Nationwide Car Scheme My Nationwide Rewards Includes discounts at: Major supermarkets (Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda etc.) High street retailers (Apple, John Lewis, Currys, Boots etc.) Travel (Thomas Cook, Booking.com, Expedia ect. & much more! We're Social Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & YouTube to see our latest news, events and other job opportunities #WeFixYourCareer #OneNationwideOneTeam How to Apply? Press the Apply button now to start your application [Phone number removed] Please note: On accepting an offer of employment with Nationwide, you are providing us with permission and consent to proceed with our reference and vetting process. Our offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and in some cases a criminal records check. We may require information that covers the last 6 years of your employment and personal history. You will be required to provide evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK. Please ensure you have this information available. Nationwide is an equal opportunities employer. Nationwide is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in its recruitment practices and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination, direct or indirect - to ensure that no registering applicant is less fairly treated in any situation because of age, sexual orientation, disability, gender, marital status, race or religious beliefs or any other condition not relevant to the performance of the job and secondly, to ensure that our clients are offered the best candidates available in terms of skills, experience and approach.
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