01254 919000

[email protected]

Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Body Shop Estimator

Hippo Motor Group is currently recruiting a Body Shop Estimator to take responsibility for the estimation of our repairs. We sell over 500 vehicles a month that all go through our workshop and body shop before sale. We have a growing team of 15 who all work to ensure our vehicles are prepared to a high standard before they’re delivered to our customers. This means our team repair and refurbish thousands of vehicles each year. Due to success, Hippo is rapidly expanding. This provides an amazing and exciting opportunity for the successful candidate, as well as the opportunity to work in the UK’s first state-of-the-art body shop.

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Job Reference
  • Assess and inspect both incoming and stock vehicles for damage
  • Look for the quickest and most cost-effective repair method
  • Liaise with the body shop manager and work closely together to maximise performance
  • Prepare computerised estimates using the Hippo repair matrix
  • Liaise with customers during the repair journey

 *Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • Previous experience in body shop estimator or supervisory role
  • Experience in dealing with insurance companies and insurance engineers
  • Must have a good understanding of modern repair techniques and smart repair processes
  • ATA VDA qualification would aid your application
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of using Audatex & Emacs would be advantageous
  • Full and valid UK driving licence
  • Chance to work in the first state-of-the-art body shop system in the UK
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Excellent incentives
  • Access to Perk Box – cinema, gym and shop discounts, mental and physical wellbeing platform, and much more
  • Great staff rates on car finance
  • Friendly and supportive work colleagues and management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after two years and £100 meal voucher
  • Company pension scheme

Hippo Motor Group sells on average 550 vehicles every month, supplying a wide vehicle range from small city cars right through to high-end luxury vehicles. We specialise in offering tailor-made finance options to suit customer needs. Continual business growth provides opportunities for our employees to develop and exceed within each role. At Hippo, we pride ourselves in providing excellent customer service which means our loyal customer base return to us year on year.

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To apply, please submit CV & cover letter to our recruitment team at [email protected], or use the form below.  Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.

Applying for the Job

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at [email protected], or use the form below. Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.