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Salary: £25k - 27k per year

Location: Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 07 Jun 2021

Reference: 4927


Vehicle Inspector

Vehicle Inspector required on a full time, permanent basis in Newark, Nottinghamshire, benefitting from a salary of £25,00 - £27,000 per annum (dependent on experience) + a company car.

Our client has a network o over 600 independent vehicle hire companies across the United Kingdom working with some of the biggest names in the industry. They are currently seeking a Vehicle Inspector to join their existing team on a permanent basis.

The role is field based predominantly covering the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire areas. On occasions this can extend slightly further out.


  • Viewing vehicles at various defleet centres and authorising estimates.
  • Monitoring of field / site vehicle inspections to ensure process compliance within contractual requirements and providing feedback in ongoing review meetings to ensure that the business needs are met.
  • Ensuring that charges and repair methods quoted are correct as per the standard/matrix in place, whilst minimising losses to the business
  • Dealing with customer disputes in an arbitration capacity.
  • Monitoring transport/site damage and missing items.
  • Identifying and actively pursuing opportunities for process and business improvement.
  • Answering telephones in a confident manner to assist customers who may have a query.
  • Run and maintain various reports to ensure that vehicles are processed in a timely manner.
  • Chase, receive and process vehicle estimates from defleet suppliers.
  • Check and process customer refurbishment charges.
  • Provide administrative support to the other team members when required, including but not limited to; V11 tax reminders, V5 documentation and Processing vehicle defleets.


  • Experience working as a Vehicle Inspector is essential
  • Must have a sound knowledge of vehicle repair methods.
  • Ability to interpret and apply Vehicle rental and leasing standards.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Competent with MS Office applications.
  • Work as both part of a team and on own initiative.
  • The ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence as this is a field-based role.

40hrs per week 8am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.