VDA Estimator

  • Job added: 24 Nov, 2022
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  • Job Type: Bodyshop
  • Reference : VDA Estimator
  • Company : Swansway Group

We are currently recruiting for an experienced VDA/Estimator to join our award winning Bodyshop based in Crewe! As a Vehicle Damage Assessor, you will be required to accurately and professionally assess a wide range of vehicles, ensuring that all customers know the cost of repairs and duration that we will need the vehicle.

You will be working in a fast-paced Accident repair centre which has just been named the “Bodyshop of the Year”. You will need to work to high standards and demonstrate a sound up-to-date knowledge of vehicle repair techniques and ensure that all housekeeping and health and safety regulation/polices are adhered to.

More about the role

• Dealing with customers and maintaining strong relationships

• Reporting on cosmetic repair requirements

• Estimating and selling Bodyshop repair work

• Delivering high standards of customer satisfaction

More about you

• Technical skills, knowledge, and experience of body and paint repair in the accident and repair industry

• Computer literate

• Have a good eye for detail

• Strong communication skills

• Experience dealing with customers both face to face and on the telephone

• High degree of sales focus


A bit more about the family

Founded in 2003 by Michael Smyth and his three sons, David, Peter and John, Swansway has grown from five motor dealerships in Cheshire and the West Midlands to the 20 dealerships we have today. From Birmingham in the South to Carlisle in the North we partner with eleven brands including; Audi, Volkswagen, Land Rover, Honda and many more.

We’re expanding our own-brand, Motor Match our used sites, and we don’t stop at dealerships; we operate four Volkswagen Group Trade Part Centres, an Accident Repair Centre, a Group Fleet Sales Centre and an eBay shop re-cycling obsolete parts. All this is supported by our Head Office in Crewe.

But, it’s not what we do that makes us the company we are, it’s how we do it; it’s our family heritage that sets us apart, with the Smyth family playing a hands-on role in the day-to-day running of the business; we genuinely care about our customers and our Swansway family and that makes us a great place to work. We live Our caring, honest and proud values which is why our long service boards are brimming with names who’ve been with us five, ten and fifteen years!

Benefits of working for Swansway Group:

  • Holidays that increase with time served + 8 bank holidays
  • Highly rewarding bonus package
  • Regular over-time
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company life assurance scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Discounts on Swansway Group products and services
  • Opportunity to develop skills further

When you join Swansway, you’re joining a family; so, if you enjoy, and thrive, in an inclusive family atmosphere, apply to join us now!