Jiffy Lube Reviews

Updated October 10, 2014
Updated October 10, 2014
126 Reviews
2.2
126 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Free oil changes if you can ever get a district manager to ok it (in 7 reviews)

  • Free oil changes, good experiance, easy job, but same thing every day (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • High turnover rate at the technician level due to low pay level (in 15 reviews)

  • Upper management trying to make you sell with deceptive practices (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    What do you want to get out of it?

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Duluth, MN
    Current Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Duluth, MN

    I have been working at Jiffy Lube full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    DIscounts on services for your own vehicle
    Education on how to work on all sorts of different vehicles

    Cons

    Hours can be all over the place.
    Corporate changes things that make no sense all the time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give pay raises to people who deserve them. Don't expect people to stay at this job forever with no $$$ compensation. There are much easier options for jobs out there for equal or better pay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good job for young people.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lube Tech in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Lube Tech in Richmond, VA

    I have been working at Jiffy Lube full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You learn about what needs to be done to your car. How to perform services on your car. What to look for in case something in your car goes wrong.

    Cons

    The pay is really low. You don't get compensated for your work experience. They don't offer health care benefits. The turnover rate is really high.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your employees what they deserve and the turnover rate won't be so high.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    too many chiefs no indians

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Floral Park, NY
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Floral Park, NY

    I have been working at Jiffy Lube full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    flexable hours, easy commute to work from my home,they have a very good cbt(computer based training) module
    low stress

    Cons

    working with minimum automotive knowledge general and district manager,for a management pay their salary is low
    they have pay for experience schedule but it starts and stops with low pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    hire people with automotive background to reduce your liability, listen your employees input, some of us have alot more experience than so called above managements

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Assistant Manger

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jiffy Lube full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Simple job working 7-7 close early

    Cons

    Mad management all a with way around

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Its a job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Service Manager in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Jiffy Lube full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Autonomy in how the day-to-day sales went...
    People I worked made it bearable
    No need to know anything about cars beforehand...all on the job training.

    Cons

    Company incentive programs were a joke...contests were regularly not paid out.
    Company does not offer the raises it will suggest during orientation...must promote or for the most part you're stuck at your current wage.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Performance based reviews...and follow up on disciplinary guidelines.
    BS slaps on the wrist for not opening store multiple times is ridiculous.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    It's good to get your foot in the door

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technician in Pembroke Pines, FL
    Current Employee - Technician in Pembroke Pines, FL

    I have been working at Jiffy Lube part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Work on a variety of cars so you get familiar with different makes and models, exposure to new tools, machines, and diagnosis tools.

    Cons

    Could have a lot of downtime, schedules aren't consistent, on slow days everyone is desperate for work so you may have 5 employees trying to work on one car when it's a single person job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None that I can think of

    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Terrible working environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Upper Bay Tech in Hillsboro, OR
    Current Employee - Upper Bay Tech in Hillsboro, OR

    I have been working at Jiffy Lube full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Descent hours, easy employment,

    Cons

    No leadership in the management what so ever. Also most employees and the management are doping up on drugs before or during work. The people that work at jiffy lube do not know how to work well with customers nor with each other. I understand how it's a stressful work environment but that gives no excuse as for why employees are harrasing each other and how they treat you as if your worth nothing. Our customers see it very often and do not comeback.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Drug tests should be done often to keep dealers like my manager and the rest of the employees not employed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Frustrating

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lube Tech in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Lube Tech in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at Jiffy Lube part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    It's a job that will pay you bi-weekly. The computer based training is excellent. There is plenty to do to stay busy.

    Cons

    Horrible management at pretty much every level. The motto is, "the beatings will continue until sales and morale improve". Very little room for growth. Absolutely abysmal pay for an often overpriced service. HIGH, HIGH, HIGH pressure to drive sales with very little with regard to the ethics associated. Often asked to clock out when slow to maintain labor percentages, but still expected to remain on site for when business does pick up (this can go on for HOURS).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The average employee is rightly convinced that no one in management cares about them other than to have a body there when a car is there. The sales training is ridiculous and there is NO hands on aspect to training at all

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Customer Service Advisor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Fairfax, VA

    I have been working at Jiffy Lube full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work hours, 40 hours a week. Low pay but with commission. Regional managers care but not branch managers.

    Cons

    Not good branch Management. Favors some employees. Tolerate laziness. Would be great if leadership is good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make staff happy and they will be more productive

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Treating the bare minimum

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jiffy Lube

    Pros

    Store manager is a pretty good guy

    Cons

    Corporate ignores advice from store level or customers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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