History

In 1984, automotive entrepreneur Larry Read started Oil Changers with a single location in the Bay Area. His vision was to provide a fast and convenient lube and oil experience, getting customers back on the road fast.

Now, with 43 locations and counting, Oil Changers is the leading and largest independent fast oil and lube business in California.

Sustainability

We work with local partners, most of which are within 30 miles of our stores, to recycle and refine used motor oil to be used again. All of our stores are Certified Collection Centers, where used oil and filters are accepted at no charge, and properly disposed of. You can trust Oil Changers to protect your engine and our environment.

FAQ

When should I use synthetic oil?

Oil Changers recommends a suitable for use oil that meets and exceeds the requirements set by your vehicle manufacturer. In some cases this will be a synthetic oil, especially on newer vehicles. However, synthetic oil alone doesn’t guarantee that the manufacturers requirement are being met. That’s why it’s important to choose a knowledgable technician to make sure you get the correct grade and performance for your vehicle. You can Drive Thru & Drive Happy knowing Oil Changers gets it right!

How much does an oil change cost for my car?

Every automobile has a unique recommended oil based on the manufacturer. Please call your local location to inquire and receive a custom quote. Find your local Oil Changers here.

Do I need an appointment?

No appointments are ever required at Oil Changers. Just drive thru and drive happy.

Do you offer discounts?

Yes. Purchase our Service Card and enjoy 25% when you purchase 4 oil changes. Service Cards are transferable and can be shared with work colleagues, family or friends. You can also join our mailing list to receive updates and special offers, or download a coupon to use right away.

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Employment Opportunities

There’s a reason we’re the leading quick lube and oil company in California. We provide a clear career path and proven training procedures to set our employees up for success. We believe in promoting from within, and our inclusive, positive, and drug-free work environment encourages employees to stay with us for years. Benefits include an excellent salary and credit union membership. Upon eligibility, employees may also enjoy comprehensive medical coverage, paid vacations and holidays, educational assistance, and 401k company matching. Review the positions below, and visit your local Oil Changers store to apply in person, or submit an inquiry online.

Positions

TECHNICIAN

We’re seeking detail-oriented and friendly individuals who can provide top-quality customer service along with technical proficiency. Candidates for this position should be 18, or participating in a qualified work-experience education program at school.

Responsibilities include:

  • safely guiding vehicles into service bays
  • greeting customers upon arrival
  • verifying service and safety requirements
  • discussing pre-existing conditions with the customer and the other technicians
  • recommending services as needed
  • performing limited computer data entry
  • communicating effectively with the crew and customers
  • performing some exterior maintenance of vehicles

GREETER

Our greeters provide a friendly and professional experience to customers as they arrive.

Responsibilities include:

  • greeting customers upon arrival
  • maintaining good traffic flow during peak periods
  • generating work orders and recommending services as needed
  • computer data entry
  • maintaining order accuracy and completeness
  • communicating effectively with the crew and customers
  • performing some exterior maintenance of vehicles

LEAD TECHNICIAN

Lead Techs have all the qualities of our Technicians, but with the addition of supervisory skills. This position provides the training and development needed to progress to management.

Responsibilities include:

  • opening and closing the store consistently
  • mentoring team members
  • counting inventory
  • assisting the Assistant Manager and Store Manager in setting and meeting production goals
  • controlling cash shortages and inventory shrinkage
  • ability to effectively perform in other positions

ASSISTANT MANAGER

After mastering the position of Lead Technician, many individuals are promoted to Assistant Manager. To succeed in this position, experience in store operations and the oil change process is required.

Responsibilities include:

opening/closing the store consistently

training and development of team

ordering inventory and performing other inventory functions

assisting the Manager in setting and meeting production goals

controlling cash shortages and inventory shrinkage

ability to effectively perform in other positions

STORE MANAGER

This position requires advanced knowledge of all of the functions of the above-mentioned positions, plus exceptional supervisory skills. Individuals in this position are essentially responsible for all operations at their store. Superior customer service skills are necessary, and Oil Changer Management Development experience is required.

Responsibilities include:

training and development of a team

scheduling and labor control

ordering inventory and performing other inventory functions

setting and meeting production goals

controlling cash shortages and inventory shrinkage

ability to effectively perform in other positions

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES