Desktop Motor Engineer

Job Title: Desktop Motor Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Healthcare, Pension, plus other superb benefits
Start Date: 2019-01-22 00:00:00
Reference: 058203571
Contact Name: Laura Harte
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 22, 2019 16:06

Job Description

Due to the expansion of our Clients team an exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Desktop Motor Engineer to support the Claims Department. The role is based in Cardiff City Centre.

The Role:
The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting the engineering team to provide operational management of the claims spend and delivering exceptional quality of service to our customers.
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.

Skills and Qualifications:
-In depth knowledge of modern day motor vehicle repair 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.
-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).

If you have relevant experience, please apply or alternatively call on 02920 220 776 for further conversation.