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DATE ADDED: Tue 09/07/2019

Desktop Motor Engineer

Cardiff, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

Desktop Motor Engineer
£ Excellent + lifestyle benefits, study support and other excellent benefits you would expect of a global organisation.
Full-Time, 35 hours per week
Cardiff City Centre
Permanent / FTC

Our client is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, specialising in claims management and loss adjusting services. Their people are as diverse as their products and services and as varied as their clients. They believe that individuals from different backgrounds encourage a challenging team environment, a creative approach to problem solving and an interesting working environment.

Due to the expansion of their team an exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Desktop Motor Engineer to support the Claims Department. Working within the Cardiff office the successful applicant must be responsible in supporting the engineering team to provide operational management of the claims spend and delivering exceptional quality of service to our client's 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.
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)
• 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 CG or NVQ level 3 in automotive engineering.
• ATA VDA Accreditation.

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Role: Desktop Motor Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff, South Glamorgan,

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