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Vehicle Repair Estimator

Posted 4 January by Thrifty Car & Van Rental Ended

Thrifty Car and Van Rental - Vehicle Repair Estimator

We are looking for a friendly, motivated and outgoing individual to work as a Vehicle Repair Estimator based at our Nationwide Headquarters in Exeter.

Thrifty Car and Van Rental has grown considerably and currently has a network of over 100 branches across the country. We aim to be the No. 1 in vehicle rental in the UK.

Your main purpose as a Vehicle Repair Estimator includes estimating and approving damage repairs for vehicles and to achieve an efficient, effective and economic damage resolution process.

The main duties of a Vehicle Repair Estimator includes:

  • Preparing estimates for vehicle repair and authorising the repair with approved sub-contractors
  • Dealing with customers who have received damaged vehicles
  • Obtaining quotes for the repairs
  • Estimate completion dates of repairs
  • Where items are missing on delivery. Arrange for the parts to be appropriately dispatched
  • Compiling estimates for the Company insurance dept. as required
  • Liaise with external suppliers and internal departments as necessary to ensure a smooth operation
  • Provide sales images and condition assessments
  • Progress chase sale refurbishments
  • Liaise with distribution and sales admin with regard to onward vehicle movements

Skills and experience required for a Vehicle Repair Estimator include:

  • Experience in creating body shop estimates for cars
  • Knowledge in Audatex or GT Motive estimating systems
  • Methodical and determined approach, paying attention to detail
  • Excellent customer relations skills
  • Good IT skills with the ability to work with in-house systems as well as Microsoft Office.

Ongoing training is offered along with good progression opportunities. Our Exeter Head Office boasts excellent facilities including free parking, on site gym and comfortable break facilities. We also offer a generous pension scheme, free staff social events and discounted shopping with 1000's of high street and online retailers, in addition we operate a childcare voucher scheme.

If you feel this role is for you then why not apply today!

Required skills

  • Admin
  • Customer Service
  • Fleet Operations

Reference: 34140224

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