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Dealer Claims Adjuster in Irvine, CA at Kia Motors America

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

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Job Description

This position is responsible for the accurate review and authorization of dealer warranty claims to ensure compliance with Kia Motors America, Inc (KMA) Service Policy & Procedure and/or as directed by management.  This position directly provides dealer support and direction to dealers with warranty repairs that impact Kia customers in addition to alerting management of any issues with KMA Service policy that can negatively impact dealers or customers.

  • Timely & accurate dealer warranty claims review/adjustment in accordance with KMA Service Policy & Procedures, Warranty Claims Manual procedures and general service operations procedures.
  • Identify opportunities to improve warranty claim submission policy & procedure and/or service repair procedures to reduce excessive or unnecessary warranty expense.
  • Special project support as needed or required to achieve department objectives or goals (i.e., dealer training, field training, dealer warranty help desk support, dealer labor rate reviews, parts mark-up requests, etc.)
  • BS Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience.
Overall Related Experience:
  • A basic knowledge of automotive systems, component operation and repair is highly desired.
  • Dealership warranty operations knowledge including warranty processing.
  • Dealer experience in warranty claims processing.
Directly Related Experience: 
  • 2-5 in an automotive manufacturer/distributor environment.
  • Hotline/Call Center experience with dealership personnel.
  • Customer service skill (Phone preferable)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and strong written communication skills are required.
  • Well-organized, with ability to complete projects as assigned with limited supervision
  • Minimum 50+ wpm typing skills

Kia Motors America offers an environment where we place a strong focus on our customer, embrace challenges and work collaboratively. If you’re looking for this type of a dynamic company, then Kia Motors America should be in your consideration for employment opportunities. Based in one of the nation's most desirable communities in Southern California. Our outstanding benefits package includes 100% paid health insurance, 401(k) plan, plus much more. EOE M/F/D/V. For more information about Kia, please visit our website at or


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