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Vehicle Damage Assessor

Salary: £40,000

Location: Northampton

Job type: Permanent

Category: Northampton

Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA) Immediate Start Available – Permanent Position - Training and Development Opportunities - Low Staff Turnover - Competitive Salary + Achievable Bonus * Salary up to £40,000 P/A (Depending on Experience) + Bonus * Monday to Friday (42.5 hours per week) * Health cash plan / Pension contributions * 21 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays Are you a Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA)/Estimator looking for your next great opportunity within the Automotive Industry? Proactive Personnel are currently working with an ever-growing, reputable company in the area who are looking to fill a Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA)/Estimator position within their busy Bodyshop due to growth and demand within the business. Below is a little detail of what would be expected as a Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA)/Estimator and the desired skills of a suitable candidate for the industry: RESPONSIBILITIES: Day to day responsibilities of a Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA)/Estimator will include: * Creating estimates for all vehicles that go through the Bodyshop * Liaising with Technicians (Panel/Paint/MET/SMART) and Bodyshop Management * Liaising with Insurance companies and other third parties * Provide customers with estimates according to guidelines, including price and time * Ensuring customer satisfaction scores are maintained EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS: * The ideal candidate will have experience in a Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA)/Estimator role within a Bodyshop/Accident Repair environment * Experience using Audatex, Autoflow and Glassmatix or similar software * ATA accreditation is desirable but not essential * Full UK Driving Licence * Systematic, highly organised with a keen eye for detail * The ability to work in a fast paced environment * Strong communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with both customers and colleagues * Computer literate, preferably with experience of using Kerridge If you think you're suitable for this position please don’t hesitate to submit your CV for consideration. Proactive Personnel specialise in the recruitment of Automotive Industry staff across the UK. From Inverness to Plymouth our database has been developed over the past 20 years to be able to assist you in finding your ideal job first time round. It has also gained us the reputation for being one of the leading recruiters within this field. We have multiple vacancies nationwide, so please get in touch to find out more information with this or other positions

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