Automotive/Aerospace  2023-08-21 09:41:03


£38000 – £41000/annum

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Vehicle Damage Assessor


Up to £41,000 per annum plus a site bonus of between £250 to £350 per month

Monday to Friday – Rota Shifts (7am to 4pm, 8am to 5pm and 9am to 6pm). Saturdays on a rota basis 8am to 12pm (paid as overtime as 1.5x)

Plenty of overtime available (paid at 1.25x in the week and at 1.5x at weekends)

This is a permanent role reporting to the Lead Vehicle Damage Assessor

About our client:

Our client has been established since 1985 and are a household name brand. They have companies in many industries such as Motor, Home, Rescue and Commercial Business

They feature as one of the UK's Top 50 Inclusive Employers and are committed to making their business an inclusive place to work, where everyone can be themselves and succeed in their careers.

Our client care about what they do and aim to provide a phenomenal level of service for their customers. They know that their customer's vehicles make getting from A to B that much easier, whether it's to do the weekly shop, the school run or to get things delivered, it's all important.


They recognise they wouldn't be where they are today without their colleagues, that's why they offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle:

* Monthly site bonus of £250-£350

* 9% employer contributed pension

* 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and breakdown cover

* Additional optional Health and Dental insurance

* EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way.

* Generous holidays

* Buy as you earn share scheme

* Employee discounts and cashback

* Plus many more

The role

What you'll be doing:

* You will work within site guidelines to ensure the workflow of job cards to meet the volume targets and identify fast track repairs, ensure parts orders are accurate and follow purchase procedures

* You will be constantly reviewing repair methodologies to ensure all repairs are cost- effective

* You will collaborate with the policyholder and our clients’ engineering functions where vehicles are borderline repairable or beyond economical repair

* Provide service level agreements, ensuring customers are contacted regarding repairs and non-related damage and where applicable agree amended repair hours with the workshop leadership teams and technicians

* You will be accountable for Health and Safety regulations, company health and safety procedures appropriate to role

* You will achieve and maintain and embed all “standard methodology” and “lean activities” as instructed by business strategy.

What you'll need:

We would like you to have had previous experience in a similar role with the following skills:

* Ideally you will need to have an ATA qualification (…or Level 3 equivalent)

* Experience of vehicle repair methods

* Knowledge of Thatcham repair methods, and Audatex

* You will ensure you achieve company and personal targets.

* You'll need be enthusiastic, upbeat and committed to delivering the best repair service.

Aligra have been established since 2007 and have since implemented supply partnerships with a number of the UK’s leading logistics companies. Whilst we work across all industries, we specialise in recruitment and talent management for the Automotive & Engineering, Driving & Industrial, Hospitality and Professional & Executive sectors


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