Auto Physical Damage Supervisor

Melville, New York
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Sep 14, 2016
Nov 13, 2016
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Title_Auto Physical Damage Supervisor_

About the OrganizationAmTrust Financial Services, Inc., (Nasdaq: AFSI) headquartered in New York City, is a multinational insurance holding company, which, through its insurance carriers, offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers' compensation, commercial automobile and general liability; extended service and warranty coverage.

PositionAuto Physical Damage Supervisor

LocationNY, Melville


Auto PD Claims SupervisorAs a

Claims Supervisor, your role is to provide technical and administrative oversight to a team of claim Auto Physical Damage Adjusters who will be handling claims arising from our commercial automobile policies. Their supervision will include the technical development of the adjusters claim files which includes, coverage, liability investigation, development and evaluation of damages, settlement strategy and litigation management. You will be responsible for ensuring that all adjuster activity and file handling is consistent with company policies, procedures, and statutory guidelines.

Responsibilities:+ Oversee incoming file assignments and workload distribution, ensuring appropriate alignment within the team.
  • Review claim files for accuracy and compliance with company policy and procedures.
  • Provide guidance and direction with regard to coverage analysis, liability investigation and determination, bodily injury evaluation, negotiation and settlement.
  • Ensure productivity, quality handling, budget goals, and related KPI's are achieved by the unit.
  • Complete the Claims Audit process, providing feedback and coaching to drive top performance within the assigned adjusting unit.
  • Effectively handle and resolve consumer complaints and address adjusters who are the source of the complaint.
  • Develop, analyze, and complete reports to submit to management on team performance.
  • Supervise staff in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Work in concert with recruiters to conduct interviews, determine best candidates and partner with training team in new hire onboarding, training and next level education.
  • Track employee goals and conduct employee performance reviews.
  • Responsible for staff scheduling to include: employee vacations, employee breaks, and back-up for absent employees.
  • Work with other departments to establish and maintain collaborative relationships toward achieving department and company goals.
  • Other duties as determine necessary.

    Qualifications:+ College degree preferred or relevant work experience.
  • 5 plus years of liability claim handling experience.
  • 5 plus Supervisory experience required.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management, organizational, reading comprehension, analysis, and math skills.
  • Demonstrate well-developed knowledge of claims Best Practices, processes, procedures, and technology.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, orally and written, with all internal and external parties.
  • Strong leadership ability with proven capability to train, mentor, and develop subordinates for next level roles in the organization.
  • Demonstrate ability and desire to assume additional leadership responsibility as opportunities within the organization may arise.
  • Valid adjuster's license.
  • Must have Garage Keepers claims handling experience.

    Open Date10/14/2016

    Position Requirements

    Essential Job Functions+ Assigns new claims to unit members based on complexity and skill set of staff.
  • Oversees the handling of all aspects of the claims assigned to the unit including reserving, communication, documentation, litigation management, evaluation, negotiation and settlement.
  • Ensures all claims eligible or ineligible for payment conform to quality, production standards and specifications.
  • Ensures claim processing is consistent with applicable policies, procedures and department guidelines.
  • Supervises maintenance of all claim records.
  • Reviews appeals and complaints that Adjusters are unable to resolve and prepares formal response to consumer complaints.
  • Analyzes and approves insurance claim payment.
  • Provides file authority as appropriate to unit staff.
  • Completes regular quality audits of staff's work, records results and counsels staff to bring work to or above standards.
  • Prepares regular periodic reports and monitors system reports to ensure adherence to corporate and regulatory standards.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.
  • Assures that all customers receive quality service.
  • Other tasks as assigned by Claim Manager/Assistant Vice President/Vice President.

    Supervisory Responsibilities+ Establishes and executes controls to assure that the quality of the work meets or exceeds standards.
  • Reviews and analyzes processes, procedures and workflows to identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency.
  • May recruit, hire and recommend or initiate promotions, transfers and disciplinary action.
  • Manages personnel administration including employee evaluations and salary administration.
  • Participate in the specialized training and handling of complex claim matters and projects requiring advanced claim knowledge and experience.
  • Manages the development and training of subordinates, including monitoring and relaying information to the staff regarding changes in coverage and laws.

    Position Requirements+ Thorough understanding of laws, principles of coverage, liability and insurance industry in general.
  • Analytical and human relations skills are critical.
  • Leadership skills; ability to plan, organize, delegate and develop corporate human resources.
  • Effective communication skills; ability to obtain information from others and deliver information to others orally and in written form.
  • Ability to carry out detailed written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and direction.
  • Sound command of the English language.
  • Ability to operate business technology.

    Education/ExperienceCollege degree or 10 years equivalent experience and skills required. Valid adjuster's license in appropriate jurisdictions or ability to obtain such, if required by subordinate position duties.


    Req NumberCLA-16-00364


    Number of Openings1

    Employee Referral Eligible

    Employee Referral PayoutThis position is currently accepting applications.