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Motor Engineer (Desktop)
Glasgow, City of Glasgow - 14 days ago

Job Detail

Job Type: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £29000 - £30000/annum Excellent Benefits

Overview

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)

Desirable

* 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

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