Motor Engineer (Desktop)

£29000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
12 Jun 2019
12 Jul 2019
Craig Dyson
Job Roles
Claims Adjuster
Contract Type
Full Time

Your role will be to ensure that modern day motor vehicles, which are subject to a motor accident claim, are repaired to their pre-accident condition by using the most appropriate repair methods at the correct cost, or correctly valuing and categorising vehicles if they are deemed beyond economical repair.

You will have/be:
  • In depth knowledge of modern day motor vehicle repair, methodology and complexity and modern private and commercial body repair markets
  • Able to Negotiate and agree correct repair methodology ensuring costs are accurate.
  • You will liaise directly with customers, both internal and external, to ensure claims are fulfilled in line with the demands of each customer.
  • Negotiate total loss settlements with policyholders and third party customers
  • Work to agreed timescales and business parameters.
  • You will have a deep understanding of the new ABI vehicle salvage categorisation Code of Practice.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working on your own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Ability to make independent decisions

Essential skills and knowledge:
  • Accredited to ATA standards of work, or working towards accreditation.
  • Experienced in vehicle construction and repair techniques
  • An understanding of Bodily Injury and Liability claims
  • Competent understanding of insurance principals
  • Competent in the use of repair Estimating Systems (Audatex)

  • Institute of Automotive Engineer Assessors Corporate membership
  • Corporate Membership of the Institute of the Motor Industry desired but not essential.
  • Technical qualifications include serving a recognised motor trade apprenticeship and gaining C&G or NVQ level 3 in automotive engineering.
  • ATA VDA Accreditation.