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Vehicle Assessor



Portbury, Bristol, UK
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Job Summary:

The main responsibility of the Vehicle Inspector will be to Identify bodywork defects on vehicles within our Vehicle Preparation Department.

About this role and the impact you will have:

  • Inspecting all stock vehicles entering the preparation department in a timely manner.
  • Identifying all areas of concern including scratches, dents and poor previous repairs.
  • Allocating rectification to correct department i.e. Bodyshop or SMART repair.
  • Liaising with the Bodyshop and SMART department management teams.
  • Monitoring all vehicles on premises for any damage caused after arrival.
  • Reporting Health and Safety issues to shift management immediately.
  • Raising major issues to shift management as soon as possible.
  • Ensuring work areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Achieving the KPI’s attributed to this role.

Skills and experience required:

  • A good level of experience within a Vehicle Inspection/Assessment and/or Bodyshop position.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Comfortable working alone or as part of a team.
  • Proven organisational skills and effective communicator.
  • Have a flexible and ‘can do’ approach to work.
  • Ability to work fast and efficiently.
  • Disciplined and process driven.
  • Fast paced mindset.
  • Keen eye for detail

Why join us:

  • A friendly and fast paced working environment
  • Opportunities to work on a large range of vehicle manufacturers and models to help broaden your skill set
  • Excellent shift pattern
  • A competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Full training and continued support
  • 23.5 days annual leave, plus an extra day for your Birthday
  • Wellness fund - you are allowed to claim £100 per year for wellbeing
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare provision
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Life insurance
  • Pension (5% matched)