Automotive Estimator/Vehicle Damage Assessor

Progress Recruitment Solutions UK
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
21 Jul 2019
27 Jul 2019
Contract Type

Estimator - Vehicle Damage Assessor - VDA required for brand new Accident Repair Centre opening in Birmingham/Sutton Coldfield

Full time, permanent
Salary depending on experience, in region of GBP30,000-GBP35,000 + bonus with On Target Earnings GBP35,000-GBP40,000

We are looking for an experienced and talented MET Technician (Mechanical Electrical Trim) to join our client's state-of-the-art Bodyshop in Sutton Coldfield.

Responsible for:

  • Carrying out a visual inspection to identify accidental damage to avoid uninsured costs;
  • Estimate costs for repairs considering the most economical repair method;
  • Ewview job cards daily, reporting any ongoing work in progress problems;
  • Create an estimate manually and using company systems;
  • Assist in the evaluation and justification of bodywork warranty claims;
  • Estimate repairs required with time, materials and parts, liaising with both customers and insurance companies;
  • Reporting to the Bodyshop Manager.


  • Experience in an Estimator/Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA) role;
  • Audatex trained (preferred);
  • Strong negotiation skills;
  • Strong communication skills & ability to work using initiative, making decisions;
  • ATA VDA Accreditation (preferred);
  • Full driving licence.

If you are interested in this vacancy or any other similar roles within the automotive sector please contact Daisy Carter at Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) Ltd now with job reference PRS21540.

Unfortunately we are unable to contact every application that we receive, if you do not receive a response please assume that you have been unsuccessful with this particular application, however if you have automotive experience we will keep your details on file and contact you should a vacancy arise that matches your skills and experience.

We are a leading recruiter within the automotive sector providing coverage across the UK, if you are looking to further your career within the motor trade please get in touch with us.

We have many motor trade positions available ranging from Car Sales and Vehicle Technician jobs through to General Manager.

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