Accident Repair Centre Estimator/VDA

Job Description:

The Gloucester Accident Repair Centre has a rare vacancy for a qualified Estimator.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual that has a positive and friendly attitude that will be able to fit in with the existing accident repair centre team and provide a first class service to our customers.

Ideally Audatex trained you will join an experienced team with excellent facilities.

We are one of only a few repair centres in the area, employing 14 operatives with three ovens, and have BSI PAS 125 accreditation as well as a Smart repair service
- quality and customer satisfaction are key to our success.

Training will be provided for non-VDA applicants to become fully VDA qualified.

If you think you can fit the bill please contact Dave Stokes (dave.stokes@baylis.uk.com, 07812 559765) or John Mitchell john.mitchell@baylis.uk.com, 01452 526711)

Alternatively please upload your CV and we will be in touch.

A typical job description follows:

Objectives Of The Job

  • To maximise the sale of parts and labour when processing vehicle estimates within the work provider's guidelines
  • To ensure time schedules are met and quality standards are achieved
  • Responsible for Non-Skilled Estimators (VDA only)

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Inspect damaged vehicles and prepare estimates of the work required
  • Assist technicians with job card interpretation
  • Ensure work is carried out to the highest possible standard
  • Ensure customer expectations are met
  • Authorise or obtain authority for additional work to be carried out, other than that sanctioned
  • Liaise with technicians on problems arising with repairs and advise Bodyshop reception of any delays
  • Ensure repairs are 'Standard Time' or given a 'Time Taken' in accordance with Manufacturer's or manual recommendations and sign to evidence authority/agreement of time granted
  • Assist the Bodyshop Manager in establishing good and safe working practices
  • Continued professional development by attending manufacturer/industry approved training
  • Supervise any work undertaken by unqualified/semi-skilled estimators
  • Comply with BS 10125 policies and procedures, H&S Law, Data Protection Act

Ref: 03/ARC/VDA/DW

Working hours 42 Avg
Location Baylis Gloucester Bodyshop
Salary Competitive
Benefits Department bonus and individual commision
Closing date 30/06/2018

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