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Vehicle Damage Assessor

UKAARC Peterborough, PE2 6XU
Full time

Direct Line Group has an excellent opportunity to join one of our accident repair centres that offer access to a unique amount of training which is just one of the reasons why so many people choose to progress their career with us.

So, as well as a dedication to developing your skills, you’ll benefit from a wide range of rewards that include a great company pension, discounts on our insurance products and financial performance awards.

Job Purpose

To carry out the assessment of all vehicles, to check for accident damage and produce accurate Audatex estimates to our own high standards at the UK Assistance Accident Repair Centres - DLG Auto Services

This will include

  • You will be working within site guidelines to ensure the effective workflow of job cards to meet the volume targets and identify fast track repairs, ensure parts orders are accurate and follow purchase procedures
  • You will be constantly reviewing repair methodologies to ensure all repairs are cost- effective
  • Liaising with the policyholder and Direct Line Group engineering functions where vehicles are borderline repairable or beyond economical repair
  • The constant delivery of service level agreements, ensuring customers are contacted regarding repairs and non related damage and where applicable agree amended repair hours with the workshop leadership teams and technicians
  • Accountable for Health and Safety regulations, company health and safety policies and procedures appropriate to role
  • Achieve and maintain and embed all “standard methodology” and “lean activities” as instructed by business strategy.

We would like you to have had previous experience in a similar role with the following skills/knowledge:

  • Experience and strong knowledge of vehicle repair.
  • Knowledge of Thatcham repair methods, Audatex and ATA is preferred.
  • You will have the ability to prioritise your workloads to ensure you achieve targets.

Direct Line Group are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. We do not discriminate and we recognise and accept that people work in different ways.

We will always adapt so you have the best and most comfortable working environment. If during the recruitment process you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.