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Automotive Claims Adjuster

As part of the Assurant customer service team, you’ll do more than just answer calls or respond to questions. On behalf of our clients, you’ll work directly with consumers to help them protect what matters most. You’ll be their primary point of contact and their source of information. You’ll listen, solve problems, and patiently find a resolution.

  • Full time
  • Entry Level
  • Evenings & Weekends

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  • Adaptable
  • Communicator
  • Goal-oriented
  • Good Listener
  • Problem-solver
  • Results-driven

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Benefits

Retirement planning, employer matching
Medical, dental, vision, health care FSA, dependent day care FSA, health and wellbeing programs
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement, professional development, flex time

Automotive Claims Adjuster

Apply Requisition Number R-89273

What is an Auto Claims Adjuster?

This role is responsible for determining covered failures by reviewing vehicle service agreements, determining the need for inspection, interpreting policy coverage, and researching all facts, for multiple product lines; including but not limited to automobiles, recreational vehicles, and power sports. This position requires direct interaction with customers and repair facilities with occasional contact directly with the client.

This is a remote position

Work schedule requires flexibility to work any hours between 6:00 am and 9:00 pm CST

Why You Should Consider This Role

  • You love helping and connecting with people

  • You’re a problem solver who likes to think on their feet and enjoy challenges

  • You thrive in a fast-paced and changing environment

  • You enjoy being on the phone and are passionate about customer service

What You Will Like

  • The variety of work - every day and every customer’s situation is unique

  • Being a part of a high performing, collaborative and supportive team

  • The opportunity to demonstrate your exceptional problem-solving abilities

  • Medical benefits begin on your first day

  • Competitive compensation and paid time off

  • Career advancement opportunities

The Details

Provide claim adjudication and problem resolution in the VPS Contact Center

  • Responds to and resolves issues encountered by clients and customers in a timely and positive manner. This involves mostly inbound calls, but may also include outbound calls, email, fax and chat

  • Ensures that all customer/client requests are responded to in a timely manner, and meaningful solutions are proposed and implemented

  • Adheres to standards for effective job performance and development 

  • Gains and maintains in-depth understanding of VPS products, clients, systems and applications

  • Ensures compliance with ISO, SOX, PCI and other applicable internal and external audits and/or contractual obligations

  • Adjust and document all claims within departmental standards and in accordance to applicable laws and policy provisions to ensure compliance with all Department of Insurance Regulations

  • Process claims with accuracy to confirm coverage by reviewing all available tools including contract and web-based applications to resolve complex issues and refer any issues as necessary to senior level adjusters or supervisor

  • Adjudicate claims with accuracy, by working directly with the repair facility, inspection and parts vendors and multiple other resources to ensure proper claims adjudication within departmental standards

  • Document reasons for denial or authorization of claim in accordance with policy conditions and quoting policy language to the correct parties in a timely manner within authority level and seek approval when above authority

  • If bilingual, the ability to speak, read and write the Spanish language fluently

Process improvements and personal development

  • Partakes in, and adheres to, training programs and quality assessment standards for effectiveness in supporting departmental goals and objectives

  • Actively participates in the development of personal performance management plans.

What You Should Know About Us

At Assurant, our core values - integrity, change, urgency and excellence - guide us as we work together to support our commitments to our clients, their customers and to each other. In collaboration with leading retailers, wireless carriers, utilities and financial institutions worldwide, we underwrite, market and administer extended service or service contract programs for consumers and small businesses.

  • Assurant helps people protect what matters most to them

  • We have been around for a while with our roots tracing back to 1892

  • We are a Fortune 500 company employing approximately 15,000 people in 21 countries

  • We provide specialty protection products and related services to safeguard against risks

The Ideal Candidate

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 2 years of customer service and automotive experience (ex. technician; service writer; parts specialist etc.)

  • 2 years of computer experience using multiple windows and applications

  • Ability to quickly adapt to change, proactively recognize process improvement opportunities and be able to work independently as well as in a team setting

  • Ability to process time-sensitive data and information from multiple sources, including data from mainframe systems, makes decisions based on this data, and to effectively communicate the related required actions to a broad audience

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to generate ideas or resolve problems

  • Excellent written and verbal skills to communicate with team members, management, customers, counselors and other employees of the organization

  • ASE Certification a plus

Other Requirements

  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and under deadlines

  • High level of professionalism

  • Ability to establish courses of action to ensure efficient completion of work

  • Ability to think creatively and make decisions based on incomplete information

  • Proficiency of computer navigation and Microsoft Office 2003 or later versions & Microsoft Windows XP or later versions

  • Required to have internet services with a minimum internet speed of 15 Mbps on the download side and a minimum of 3 Mbps on the upload side. Candidates can test their internet speed at www.speedtest.net or by contacting their service provider." 

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Meet Our People

Resha S. - Customer Service Representative

I can be myself here. It's just a comfortable work environment. Management is so understanding - they recognize that we're all human. And they listen to our feedback. In turn, I understand my customers and where they're coming from.

We're not scripted - but you do have to have a heart and you have to actively listen. I take escalated calls and I know my customers can hear the concern in my voice right away. That means I'm helping. My supervisors taught me how to grow my skills and how to protect my customers. I continue to receive training, and it's in my plan to become a supervisor.