Trainee Bodyshop Estimator

Trainee Bodyshop Estimator

Bodyshop Estimator

Do you have a passion for the BMW product? Do you have an eye for detail? We are looking for an organised and motivated team player to join our bodyshop team in the role of Trainee Bodyshop Estimator at Barons Hindhead

About the position

The successful candidate for our Trainee Bodyshop Estimator vacancy will have some experience in a high pressured environment.

A large part of the Bodyshop Estimator position involves:

Carrying out estimates accurately, in detail acceptable to the Manager and sending these to customers in a timely manner.

Ensuring you clearly identify and understand the customer’s needs and desires.

Being recognised as an expert on all BMW products and Bodyshops.

Maintaining a thorough understanding of the full range of competitors products and services.

Informing customers of additional repairs needed over and above those estimated for, including approximate costs and revised completion.

Liaising with insurance companies & third parties to access necessary claim information.

Carrying out all estimate follow-ups.

Handing over completed vehicles ensuring customer satisfaction with work carried out.

Making sure a constant communication is adhered to at all times with approved repairer.

Assisting the Workshop Controller to achieve recorded completion dates or advise Bodyshop Administrator of issues affecting completion date.

Responsibility for work quality and final checking of all vehicles for both the repair and completion stage.

About our requirements

We expect you to demonstrate some skills that will prove very beneficial in the position, including:

Ability to work to deadlines and targets.

Strong teamwork skills.

Strong organisational and multi-tasking skills.

Confident and professional communication skills.

About us

Barons Hindhead is part of the Group 1 Automotive network, a well-established and growing automotive group in the UK, with offices in America and Brazil as well. Group 1 Automotive is the 10th largest dealership group in the UK, has a strong history of success and is looking to grow their presence in the UK over the coming years. All dealerships in the Group 1 Automotive network offer fantastic career opportunities, state of the art resources and training and competitive earnings packages.

If you see yourself in the position specification, we would like you to apply now to Tony Johnson, or Moya Gentle,

We appreciate your interest in the position and in our company. Please be aware that we expect a high number of applications for this vacancy and we may not have the time to write to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of applying, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Please note this vacancy may be removed prior to the closing date due to the requirements of the role being fulfilled.

All recruitment related documentation will be retained for a period of 6 months from the close date, thereafter, any personal information we hold will be destroyed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.