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Personal Lines Underwriting Trainee

Personal Lines Underwriting Trainee
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full Time
Location: Westfield Center, OH – Hybrid Work Environment
About Us:
You’re ready to make your mark where people care about each other. Where your work is meaningful. And where your unique perspectives are welcome. Think about joining Westfield, a company focused on what’s most important – the people behind our policies.
Westfield was founded in 1848 by a small group of hard-working farmers who believed in the promise of the future and the power of the individual. Today, as one of the nation’s leading property and casualty (P&C) companies, we remain true to their vision and are dedicated to making a positive difference in our customers’ lives.
  • Works to acquire the knowledge, experience, skills, and business acumen in Personal Lines. This work and the trainee’s development are all towards the goal of becoming a professional in the PL segment.
  • Assists leader, team, or business unit with work assigned to them. This often includes, but is not limited to, educational opportunities, project work and coverage of day-to-day activities.
  • Develops business acumen through interactions and shadowing with other professionals.
  • Attends business unit meetings as assigned.
  • Creates and delivers presentations as assigned.
  • Prepares for and engages in one-on-one, on-line, and on-the-job learning/educational assignments/experiences.
  • Develops operating knowledge of Westfield and Personal Lines standardized hardware, software programs, third-party software, and processing procedures.
  • Works toward developing an understanding of key concepts and appropriate business skill application through active participation and engagement in observation and practice activities.
  • Solicits reinforcing and constructive feedback from leader, peer coaches and others in the organization and incorporates feedback into their development.
  • Identifies resources, best practices, and external networking opportunities to monitor pertinent industry activity and trends. Shares information gathered with others in the department.
  • Maintains awareness, understanding, and compliance with internal policies and procedures, laws, and regulations appropriate for this position.
  • 6+ months of work experience (e.g. internship, summer job, part-time work, full-time work).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills resulting in the ability to interact with all levels of management and employee population.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience working independently and within a team environment.
  • Experience managing changing priorities and multiple assignments.
  • Experience using software packages including, but not limited to, MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience.
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Ability to work effectively in the following work environments: an office, a home, and/or a hybrid of both for 40+ hours per week (including sitting, standing, and working on a computer for extended periods of time).
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a collaborative work environment utilizing various technologies such as: telephone, computer, web, voice, teleconferencing, e-mail, etc.
  • Ability to travel as required.
Westfield offers a Total Rewards program that focuses on compensation, benefits and wellness, and includes perks like 401(k), pension plan, annual incentive, education reimbursement, flex-time, onsite fitness center and casual dress. Work/life balance, recognition, and learning and career development are all part of a rewarding career with Westfield.
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We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.