⦁ It is the responsibility of the start Tech to check the workflow and determine which job is next on docket.
⦁ Start tech will always grab the work order the keys and bring the vehicle into the appropriate determined bay.
⦁ Start Tech's are responsible for lifting all vehicles. Finish Techs should NEVER have to lift a vehicle.
⦁ Start Tech's Remove wheels and break beads.
⦁ Start Tech will remove and replace tires as needed.
⦁ Start Tech's should bring every wheel out of the garage and lean against the appropriate hub for placement after it is balanced.
⦁ Always Be Prepping.
⦁ Start Tech is responsible for performing the first torque. Finish Tech is responsible for all final torques.
⦁ Finish Tech's must be familiar with each RO and are responsible for pulling the correct tires.
⦁ It is the responsibility of the Finish Tech to remove and replace all tires as they are brought in and broke down by the Start Tech.
⦁ It is the Finish Tech's responsibility to balance every tire. Start Techs must never balance a tire.
⦁ Only Finish Tech's are permitted to secure the wheel to the vehicle using impacts or any other tools. Using extra care when centering the wheel onto the hub.
⦁ Finish Tech is responsible for all final torque. If their is no Finish Tech around then final torque must performed by either a Sales Manager or the Operations Manager. if their are none of these positions available then a final torque can be done by another Start Tech. ALL VEHICLES MUST RECEIVE 2 TORQUES BY 2 TECH'S
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Real time Tire Replacement Process:
FULL SETS WITH BOTH A START TECH AND FINISH TECH
Start Tech's start every job. They are responsible for grabbing the work order that is next in line. They must familiarize themselves with the work order and what wheel(s) to remove.
MARK THE VEHICLE STATUS ON THE WORKFLOW.
Then Start Tech brings the vehicle back and passes of the work order to the Finish Tech. Start Tech will LIFT THE VEHICLE and begin to REMOVE the wheel(s). At this time the Finish Tech should be familiarizing themselves with the Tech Sheet and pulling tires.
Finish Tech will grab the first wheel that comes off and be responsible for breaking that bead and beginning the tire replacement process.
While the Finish Tech is replacing the first tire, the Start Tech should be SIMULTANEOUSLY BREAKING THE BEADS on the other THREE.
The start Tech then passes TWO of the three to the Finish Tech to do the tire replacement.
During that time the start Tech will do the tire replacement on the 4th Tire.
It is the Finish Tech's RESPONSIBILITY to be SIMULTANEOUSLY BALANCING ALL FOUR TIRES as the REPLACEMENT PROCESS PROCEEDS.
By this time the start Tech should be done with the installation of the fourth tire and should be sending it to the finish Tech for balance.
Now the Start Tech should be taking the balanced Wheels, setting them on the hubs and starting the lug nuts by hand remembering to turn the lug nuts at least 4 turns before any tools are applied.
Is the Finish Tech's responsibility to center the wheel on the hub and tighten the lug nuts down ensuring that the wheel is true and correct before final torque.
The Start Tech will then bring the vehicle down of of the jacks and performed the first torque.
The Finish Tech will perform the second and final torque.
If there is NO Finish Tech around then THE FINAL TORQUE MUST BE PERFORMED by either a Sales Tech or a Manager.
If their are none of these positions available then a final torque can be done by another Start Tech. ALL VEHICLES MUST RECEIVE 2 TORQUES BY 2 TECH'S
If there is any downtime for Start Tech's during a job is is their responsibility to always be prepping for the Finish Tech's.
The Finish Tech will then bring the car back to the front, return the work order and MARK THE JOB COMPLETE ON THE WORKFLOW.
While the Finish Tech is performing the final torque and bringing the car around to the customer, the Start Tech should already be up front grabbing the next work order and bringing the next vehicle back.
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