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Merchants Insurance Group Auto Physical Damage Claim Adjuster in Buffalo, New York

Auto Physical Damage Claim Adjuster Buffalo, NY Merchants Insurance
Group is a leading Property and Casualty Insurer in the Northeast and is
looking for an experienced Auto Physical Damage Claim Adjuster (APD) for
our Central Claim Operations team to join our Corporate Headquarters
located in Buffalo, New York.  Merchants Insurance Group is proud to be
named a “Fast Track” company for the 2nd year in a row by Buffalo’s
Business First. The safety of our colleagues, both current and future,
is Merchants Insurance Group’s highest priority. At this time, most of
our colleagues are working remotely due to the current COVID-19
pandemic. The candidate selected for this position will be trained
remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area
until such time as it is determined that colleagues will return to the
office. The APD Claim Adjuster will become part of a dedicated claims
team focusing on Auto Physical Damage claims. This position interacts
extensively with internal colleagues as well as policyholders, agents,
attorneys, appraisers, auto repair facilities and a multitude of
claim-related service providers.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities
include, but are not limited to:  Cultivating relationships with claims
and other internal staff, policyholders, attorneys, agents and a variety
of service providers and experts all while working towards achieving the
most optimal outcomes for Merchants and our policyholders. Providing a
high level of customer service while managing a portfolio of Auto
Physical damage claims. Conducting and directing timely and quality
claim investigations, evaluations and equitable settlements of all
assigned claims. Ensuring timely and accurate reserves consistent with
established reserving philosophy and practices.   Qualifications &
Skills: Qualified candidates will have a 4 year degree or equivalent
work related experience. A minimum of 1 year claims experience.
Exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication and
negotiation skills are required.  Professional designations or working
towards industry specific designations are a plus.    Merchants
Insurance Group Benefits: Welcoming and positive work environment
Flexible work arrangements, including flex scheduling and summer hours
Competitive pay scale Generous paid time off package Full Benefits:
Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 401(k)
employer match amount is 100% up to 6% of your annual contributions. You
are immediately 100% vested in the employer match dollars. Two
outstanding company bonus programs Tuition Reimbursement And many more
exciting company benefits!! Please visit our company website to apply
online: EOE