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OH - Underwriter Position at Meadowbrook:

 

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Post Date  3/14/2014
City  Westerville
State  OH
Work Location  Westerville, OH
Department  Underwriting
Reports To  As assigned by branch structure
Summary  

CENTURY INSURANCE GROUP (a division of Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. NYSE: MIG) is a publicly traded company that employs more than 1000 associates in over 30 offices throughout the United States. Meadowbrook operates insurance agencies, a risk management company that provides services to self-insured groups, funds and pools, and operates 6 domestic insurance companies.

Meadowbrook is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing challenging opportunities for our associates and a superior working environment. As Meadowbrook continues to grow, we are constantly on the lookout for bright, talented team players with a dedication and passion for their work. 

We offer our associates competitive wages, an excellent benefits package, a friendly, team oriented environment and encourage and reward the professional growth of our associates.

We are looking for a full time commercial lines Underwriter to join our Westerville, Ohio office.

Essential Functions  
  • The primary function of the underwriter is to determine acceptability and pricing of business within assigned underwriting authority. Also to manage production of acceptable business from assigned producers.  

  • Analyze information on new and renewal business in order to accept, price, modify or reject business within delegated underwriting authority level
  • Recognize submissions that exceed underwriting authority and refers them on to the appropriate personnel for their review. Prepare the referral package including a complete underwriting analysis and recommendations for risk acceptance or rejection
  • Conduct agents/brokers visitations, internal and external, to establish and maintain contacts and develop additional business
  • Participate in Agency Underwriting Audits
  • Review and analyze communications from other departments and successfully applies that information to underwriting issues within the underwriting department
  • Show competency and knowledge of current market trends, conditions and competition in the marketplace
  • Respond to regulatory and compliance issues
  • Train and mentor Underwriting Assistants as assigned
  • When working on renewals, must be proficient with COL to provide timely renewal service to agents on the Binding Book
  • Perform other duties as requested by management
Requirements  
  • High School diploma or equivalent required, college course work or degree a preferred
  • Two years insurance company commercial lines underwriting or comparable business experience preferred
  • Pursuit of CPCU, CIC or other applicable designations preferred but not required
  • Must be detail oriented and capable of handling multiple tasks and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to show versatility in multi-line underwriting
  • According to their experience level, understands and explains coverages, rules, forms, and basis for pricing decisions to agents/brokers, company personnel, and policy holders as needed or required
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must provide excellent service to both external and internal customers
  • Proficient in MS Office Software Applications
  • Participate as needed in internal or external training
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Contact: Human Resources
26255 American Drive
Southfield, MI 48034-6112
Fax: (248) 281-5309