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Vehicle Damage Assessor - Glasgow

Clyde Industrial Estate, G73 1PP
Permanent
Full time
Ref:R-6549

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.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts - a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.


Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation's best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

Life at Direct Line Group

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