Commercial Vehicle Bodyshop Estimator

Ref: J74230_1507806516
Sector: Automotive
Region: North West
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 12/10/2017
End Date: 11/11/2017

Automotive, Motor Trade Job: Commercial Vehicle Bodyshop Estimator Required in Manchester.

Salary: Up to £30,000 Per Annum
Term: Full Time, Permanent

Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Commercial Vehicle Bodyshop Estimator Required For CV ARC - Manchester

Our client a well established Commercial ARC in Greater Manchester are looking for an experienced Commercial Vehicle Bodyshop Estimator.

Our client is currently recruiting for an experienced Estimator/VDA for our large CV Accident Repair Centre in Manchester which is part of a successful group.

The ideal candidate will be experienced with LGV and Commercial vehicle bodywork estimating, working alongside the Repair Centre Manager. You will be responsible for building relationships and liaising with insurance companies, suppliers and customers whilst maximising sales opportunities. Highly respected within the industry and has numerous contracts and work providers that keep the site very busy.

Job Role
You will be required to collate estimates on body repairs to accident damaged vehicles using the Audatex computerised estimating system.
You will calculate the time required to complete all necessary repairs and inform the body shop of the authorisation of additional work needed.
Following completion of the estimates, you will be required to negotiate the repair costs with insurance engineers and provide a breakdown of the repair costs for the customer.

Skills and Experience
Strong leadership skills
Good communication and organisational skills
The ability to work under pressure
Excellent Problem solving skills
The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative

Must have previous experience as an Estimator, ideally be ATA qualified and have an up to date Audatex certificate
The successful VDA - Estimator will be joining a busy and successful accident repair body shop which is part of a Group with five depots across the North West.

Mon to Fri 8am to 6pm, some Saturdays will be required as the business dictates
Salary up to £30k dependent on experience plus company vehicle provided

At Perfect Placement, we specialise in Automotive Careers, so if this role has interested you please get in touch today.

To apply please send your CV to Paul Martin quoting J74230, Estimator, Manchester.

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