Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator – Derby
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with a dynamic and progressive company? Do you have employment history in the motor industry, great with IT & a calming, personable approach? If the answer is yes, then we have the perfect position for you at our Derby site.
As a vehicle damage assessor with AW Repair Group, you will become part of the AW family. We are proud to be named one of 1,000 Business’s to Inspire Britain, we’re certified carbon neutral, we have more than 15% of our team who have worked with us for more than 10 years, we’re always looking for new and innovative ways to help our customers and we offer a career path to managerial level.
Our VDA Team comprises of a Central Damage Assessment Unit based in Nottingham, which is an image only unit working for all 11 branches, and a team of on-site assessors across all sites who work closely with technicians, direct customers and assessing high impact non-driveable vehicles.
Several of our branches have achieved AW TecKnowlogy Centre status which means they hold the Tesla approval and at least one other significant prestige manufacturer. They are fully equipped with in-house ADAS equipment, aluminium and multi-material booths with technicians trained to work on the latest releases in the electric vehicle market.
You will ideally have at least two years’ experience as a VDA or significant years’ experience in motor trade parts or as an accident repair technician. Applicants holding the ATA accreditation will be Fast Tracked through the application process however we are able to provide training and mentoring for those yet to achieve the qualification.
You will be able to prioritise your workload both independently and as a team with a Right First-Time approach. You will be commercially aware of our contractual obligations and working for a Carbon Neutral company you will be considerate of both environmental and financial factors in selecting the most appropriate repair or replace processes.
How will you be appreciated?
We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to help our customers so if you like to be part of a team that is valued and listened to and see your great ideas implemented then this company is for you. Your contribution could also be acknowledged with one of our Special Recognition Rewards or you could even get a personal mention in our many positive Google reviews.
We offer flexible working patterns where possible (see Diversity & Inclusion), bright modern working environments, supportive mentoring, pension, a health & well-being programme for you and your dependents and competitive rates of pay.
Diversity and Inclusion
We are mindful of a work life balance to keep bright minds alert and healthy and therefore always consider how job roles can accommodate flexible working patterns and family life. The position hours to be covered are 8.30am to 5.30pm and one in four Saturdays 9am to 12noon however constructive consideration will be given to pro rata/alternative hours providing the position can be adequately serviced by the whole team. Therefore, please do apply if your circumstances dictate you work more or less than the timeframes required.