Kauffman Tire

Auto Technician (All Levels)

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Department
Technician

Overview

Since 1936, Kauffman Tire has grown from a single Texaco service station location in Wooster, Ohio, to one of the nation's largest independent tire dealers. Recently celebrating our 80th year in business, Kauffman Tire is looking for individuals with a strong work ethic, positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit to join us in our continued growth and success.

 

Whether it is in Retail, Wholesale, E-commerce or at our Corporate office, individuals with high energy, great work ethic and a people-oriented mindset are sure to enjoy rewarding career development and growth within our company.       

 

Benefits:

We offer extensive benefits and privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid vacation, and much more.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Responsibilities

Technician 1 (Entry-Level)

Tires

The Level 1 technician will be responsible for expert tire service. Expectations include:

  • Installation of Tires
  • Wheel Balance
  • Install
  • TPMS service
  • Tire vibration diagnostics with Hunter Road Force equipment
  • Flat repair procedures
  • rotation and balance service with understanding of tire wear patterns and setting up alignment or alignment quick check equipment

Speed and accuracy are key in our business.  Our expectations are tire installation in 39 minutes or less, rotations and flat repairs in 30 minutes or less.

 

Service

The Level 1 technician will be responsible for quick but thorough basic preventative maintenance. Expectations include:

  • Oil change services
  • Additive services
  • Engine/cabin air filter service
  • Completing our Complementary Vehicle Inspection process.

Technician 2 (Service Technician)

The Level 2 technician will be responsible to perform all duties and services of an entry level technician. 

1-2 years of automotive mechanical diagnosis, problem solving, and automotive repair experience to succeed in this position. 

  • Perform complete brake services including: disk, drum and hydraulic repairs
  • Complete alignment and all alignment related services
  • Inspect, repair or replace all components on modern suspension systems
  • Replace fluids using available fluid exchange equipment
  • Replace fuel and air filters, spark plugs, plug wires, and most all PM engine service items

 

 

Technician 3 (Senior Automotive Technician)

The Level 3 technician will be responsible to perform all duties and services of an entry level technician and service technician at an expert level.  A minimum of 5+ years of automotive mechanical diagnosis, problem solving, and automotive repair experience is required as you mentor and teach teammates while discussing problems with customers.

  • Diagnose and repair or service A/C systems
  • Diagnose and repair engine electrical components such as alternators, starters and battery cables
  • Service and repair cooling systems including water pumps, radiators, fans, belts and hoses
  • Retrieve and understand basic OBD codes including O2, misfire, and catalyst efficiency

 

ASE Certifications are preferred.

 

All technicians will be expected to help maintain all aspects of shop cleanliness, safety standards, and be willing to participate in a team environment.

Qualifications

  • Be able to communicate with team and customers
  • A focus toward maintaining a safe work environment and clean bay
  • Ability to work continuously where physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, pushing, pulling and lifting a minimum of 50 lbs. from the waist, 20 lbs. above the shoulder
  • A clean MVR with a clean driving record
  • Team player
  • Impressive work ethic
  • Professional appearance (no facial hair other than a mustache; no unnaturally styled, colored or extreme hair styles and no visible tattoos or facial piercings)

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