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Tire Discounters Overview

Cincinnati, OH
1001 to 5000 employees
1976
Company - Private
Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Tire Discounters is an Ohio based corporation, headquartered in Cincinnati, OH. We were established in 1976 with a single, one bay store. Tire Discounters has remained under the leadership of founder, Chip Wood.

We have 100 stores (and counting) with ... Read more

Mission: We were founded on the philosophy that all of our products and services must be what's best for our customers. That's why we offer the most comprehensive tire installation package in the industry. To ensure you get the most possible miles out ... Read more

Company Updates

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    Oestreicher Named to 2017 Forty Under 40 Awards

    The Cincinnati Business Courier has named Robert Oestreicher, Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Chief Legal Officer to its 2017 Forty Under 40 Awards.

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    August is National Brake Safety Awareness Month

    The Car Care Council has designated August as National Brake Safety Awareness Month and Tire Discounters would like to remind you of the importance of having your brakes inspected. While oil changes and tire rotation are common maintenance routines, having your brakes inspected is often overlooked.

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Tire Discounters – Why Work For Us?


Higher Standards Lane

The minute Chip Wood opened the doors to the first Tire Discounters, he began raising the bar for the tire business.  He brought a sorely needed higher standard of integrity to the business.  40 years ago, virtually all tire dealers lured people in with a low tire price, and then charged extra for essential services like mounting, balancing and valve stems.  Not a very honest approach, is it?  So Chip decided to follow his instinct and focus on transparency in pricing in tandem with a higher standard of service.

People loved it. 

And that’s the simple reason why we do what we do.  Our founder’s higher standards still inform every single service and sale.   

Thanks Chip.  (And we’d say that even if you weren’t the boss.)

  • Tire Discounters is an Ohio based corporation, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Established in 1976 with a single, one bay store, Tire Discounters has remained under the leadership of the founder, Chip Wood, for the past 40+ years.
  • 100+ stores (and counting) with 6-12 bays per store providing tires, wheels and auto services.
  • Store footprint ranges from Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee and Georgia, with locations in Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Lexington, Louisville, Nashville and Chattanooga.
  • Industry-leading innovations introduced continuously since 1976.
    • Lifetime rotation and balancing, lifetime air pressure adjustments, rubber valve stems, and tire repair – All Included in the TD Standard Installation PLUS Free alignment with 4-tire purchase
    • TDU: A 40,000 sq/ft training facility located in Sharonville, OH
    • More than 200 ASE-certified technicians (and growing)
    • Partnerships with 20 different tire manufacturers, carrying over 225,000 in stock available for installation.
    • State of the art computerized service equipment
    • Use of recycled rubber and lead free wheel weights.
    • Clean lobby, comfortable waiting rooms and complimentary store wifi
  • Fastest growing tire chain in the Midwest!  Currently employs more than 1,100 people.
  • Eighth largest independent tire dealer in the U.S. by Modern Tire Dealer national rankings.
  • Region's largest custom wheel outlet.
  • Official service provider member of the Automotive Maintenance & Repair Association (AMRA) & the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA), honoring all major national accounts.
  • Full automotive maintenance and repair by ASE-certified technicians.
  • Winning awards and being recognized:
    • Best in Tires in Cincinnati by CityBeat Magazine for the past eight years.
    • Best in Auto Repair Service in Cincinnati by CityBeat Magazine in 2016.
    • Best in Auto Repair on Louisville’s A-List in 2014
    • American Advertising Awards ADDY Winner for Brand Advertising across Social Media in 2017 – Silver in Cincinnati.
    • Best Interactive Work in the Consumer Goods Industry at the Ohio Interactive Awards in 2015.
    • Broke the Guinness world record for the tallest stack of tires in 2014.
    • Showcased on Facebook for Business in 2015 and 2016 as a winning retailer in using local awareness advertisements

We strive to attract, hire and engage with the brightest and most talented people we can find. To do that, we’ve put together perks designed to make you feel good about working here. With our pay & rewards, health & wellness, training and investment opportunities, our benefits let you know you’re a valued part of our team.

HEALTH & WELLNESS BENEFITS

  • Medical Coverage (three plan options to choose from)
  • Wellness Program (including incentives)
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Employer Paid $15K Employee Life/AD&D Coverage
  • Voluntary Life/AD&D Coverage  (for yourself, spouse and child(ren))
  • Voluntary Short Term and Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Voluntary Group Accident and Critical Illness Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (includes company matching contribution)


PAY & REWARDS

  • Base Pay
  • Incentive Pay
  • Rewards and Recognition Program
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Employee Referral Program


INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE

  • Paid Training at Tire Discounters University
  • Career Development Training Program
  • Paid ASE Certification


WORK/LIFE BALANCE

  • 5 Day Work Week
  • Closed Sundays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays (Closed New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


All in all, our benefit programs provide employees with a valuable and compelling package. We believe you will find there's a lot to gain from being part of the team at Tire Discounters.

Tire Discounters Reviews

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    I have been working at Tire Discounters full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, great opportunity to move up, great people to work for in this family owned company.

    Cons

    Long hours. Have to work on Saturday.

    Advice to Management

    Pay tire techs more commission based???

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Tire Discounters Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Tire Discounters (Columbus, OH) in July 2017.

    Interview

    Vague questions and not very informative. Need to lay out the job, hours, pay, and benefits. Don't waste peoples time with dancing around the questions. If you want quality people your not going to get it at $30K per year.

    Interview Questions

    • How much inside sales experience do you have.   1 Answer
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Tire Discounters Awards & Accolades

  • 2017 Silver ADDY Award - Social Media Campaign, American Advertising Federation Cincinnati, 2017
  • No. 1 Tire Store, CityBeat Cincinnati, 2017
  • No. 1 Auto Repair Service, CityBeat Cincinnati, 2017
  • No. 1 Tire Store, CityBeat Cincinnati, 2016
  • No. 1 Auto Repair Service, CityBeat Cincinnati, 2016
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