Tire Technician (Former Employee) – Sterling, VA – January 14, 2014
Firestone was a very physically, and mentally draining place to work. But it instilled a great work ethic in me that I knew I always had in me. The hours were a little crazy at times, especially when I had to come in early by myself and offload, then rack about 300 tires by myself, then work a full shift afterwards.
as long as your store manager is allowed to make decisions that benefit the store and its employees. if not, the district managers are clueless on the store level. seems that bottom line is more important.
Tire Sales - New Jersey District (Former Employee) – Jersey City, NJ – February 16, 2017
Long and hard hours where there is no life outside of work unless you are a store manager. Management tends to reap the rewards while employees face all the obstacles unless you were lucky enough to get a trained professional.
Technician (Former Employee) – Beaverton, OR – February 12, 2017
Cars are rushed and service advisors push for there bonus that the technicians get no reward in. Mounted a ton of tires and did oil changes. Bigger tickets will be given to the lead tech and no one else diags anything. They will tell you to get your ASE certificates and you will be promoted, but they wont promote you. Hardest part is dealing with being rushed and always getting the wrong parts so everything becomes an emergency.
Auto Mechanic (Former Employee) – Greensboro, NC – February 12, 2017
Firestone was a good fit for me at the time, I left because I had to relocate. Firestone is a good job and management is good too. I liked when I was able to work in this trade, I am certified in steering and suspension and brakes.
good company to work for i would work for them again.
Lead Technician (Former Employee) – Casper, WY – February 10, 2017
long hours being a lead tech especially on the stores open 7 days a week i worked one stretch 22 days with 1 day off but the pay was good and training on tire related stuff is top notch. had to jump through alot of hoops to get ase test paid for but they do pay for ase's and when i was there offered a bonus for each one you got. lots of safety restrictions but all in all very good company to work for.
Service Manager (Current Employee) – South Carolina – February 7, 2017
when I started working for Firestone it was a fun and exciting place to work. We had an awesome area manager who cared about not only his employees work but also about their personal growth and goals. He left the company because he felt that he could no longer help and treat his employees like they should be treated. Upper management has changed the way the business is run and it has not been successful.
Great employee tire purchasing program and repairs
Lack of training and support from upper management
Manager of Tire Sales (Current Employee) – Mooresville, NC 28117 – February 6, 2017
The company is enjoyable place to work helping customers with all of their vehicle needs. The good days are exceptionally well, but the bad days tend to have a stronger influence on the work place as a whole. It is a good entry level sales position that allows for quick growth with productive sales.