Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Basildon


We are recruiting for a professional, independent, busy manufacturer approved car body shop who take pride in the quality of service that they provide. They are seeking an experienced VDA / Vehicle Damage Assessor / Estimator to join their busy team.

This is an excellent opportunity to get on board with a highly successful accident repair specialist with an outstanding reputation for quality and customer service. They are NOT a high volume accident and repair centre, their work is for high quality, not quantity. Monday to Friday hours

Main Duties

- Meet and greet customers carry out and book estimate appointments on and off site
- Negotiate repair costs with insurance companies and fleet managers
- To make sure the correct methods of repair are agreed and authorised
- To produce the correct repair methods using e-scribe or manufacturers data to assist the technician in repairing the vehicle
- Regularly Update Bodyshop management system
- Update customers and work providers on a regular basis
- To identify opportunities for retail sales
- To deliver a high conversion rate on retail estimates

You will need:

- At least 3 years' experience working as a Bodyshop Estimator/ VDA
- ATA advantage not essential
- Audatex experience
- Must hold a full UK drivers licence
- Outstanding communicator, both in person and on the telephone
- A high level of accuracy with excellent attention to detail
- Team player with a positive and can do attitude
- Self-motivated and customer focused

Competitive salary on offer for experienced candidates. Contact Kim Baker, ENS Recruitment Westcliff or apply today.

  • baker
  • customer service
  • recruitment
  • retail