• Production Underwriter - Senior Production Underwriter

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati | US-IL-Chicago | US-VA-Richmond
    Posted Date 3 days ago(12/3/2019 10:12 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Travel Percentage
    0 to 10%
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


    Great American Risk Solutions writes a diverse mix of property and casualty business, both primary and excess. Risk Solutions writes mostly non-admitted business, partnering with leading wholesalers. We focus on a specialized solutions for a diverse market.


    Our team members at Great American Risk Solutions display strong personal character, integrity, and honesty. We are driven champions of change and focus on results. We emphasize teamwork, collaboration – among underwriting, claims, and shared services teams – and continuous development of interpersonal and technical skills.


    Learn more at www.gaig.com/careers


    We are currently looking for an Underwriter to work on general liability accounts for our Great American Risk Solutions Division who will have responsibility for risk selection / rejection, pricing, retention, growth and profitability per the divisional goals.  This position will be based in our Cincinnati, OH headquarters.



    • Has responsibility for risk selection / rejection, pricing, retention, growth and profitability per divisional objectives
    • Maintains a high level of customer service.
    • Uses independent judgment and initiative to support business goals.
    • Maintains a high level of customer service.
    • Analyzes coverage and limit requests and decides what terms to offer.
    • Prices business to ensure profitability.
    • Ensures that appropriate reports are used.
    • Develops and maintains effective business relationships with internal and external customers / coworkers including Reinsurers, Actuary, Marketing, IT and Claims
    • Interpret, explains and markets products and services.
    • Develops relationship with agents & brokers through telephone interactions.
    • Applies underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules and insurance laws and regulations.
    • May provide guidance and assistance to other team members.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s Degree or 3 to 6 years of commercial underwriting experience or equivalent work experience. Excess and Surplus Lines experience is a plus.
    • Must have strong communication skills to build and leverage excellent customer relationships and to successfully market products and services.
    • Must have strong hands-on experience with various computer systems including rating systems, MS Word and Excel, Outlook, etc.
    • Completion of or progression toward Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation is a plus.


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