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Westfield Group is one of the largest non-public companies in Ohio and a leading regional insurance and financial services group, headquartered in Medina County Ohio. We have a rich history of providing service excellence, innovation and opportunity for our employees, agents, policyholders, business partners and the communities we serve.
Commercial Lines Underwriter-
Small Business Accounts, based in Columbus, OH
While maintaining a profitable territory book of business, you will be responsible for accepting, rejecting and pricing new and renewal commercial lines business, concentrating on accounts with premiums up to $25,000. The position will be moving toward increased responsibility for new business production and working with our agencies to develop opportunities. Duties would include the timely review of applications, renewals and endorsements within Westfield’s underwriting guidelines; performing agency audits; evaluating loss referrals; developing action plans for negative trends and large losses; and keeping current on issues that impact the underwriting process. The selected candidate would also provide expertise and assistance in designing new systems and process improvements.
Qualified candidates will be required to have a Bachelors / Associates degree from an accredited college / university and a minimum of 5 years of P & C commercial lines experience OR a Bachelor’s/Associate’s degree from an accredited college/university and two years of P&C commercial lines underwriting experience or three years of P&C personal lines underwriting experience. Minimal travel (5-10%) is required.
Westfield provides its employees with the resources they need to meet the challenges of a work/life balance. We provide a culture that focuses on our people – their personal growth, family involvement, financial security, community participation, professional development and total well-being. Westfield’s outstanding suite of benefits reflects our support of these core values and includes a competitive salary plus profit sharing and pension program, life, medical, dental and vision insurance.