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Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator Virtual Hiring Event

Harbor Freight Tools
Menifee, California, US
Closing date
Sep 24, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Harbor Freight Tools -Distribution Center Virtual Interviews

Event Details
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

What We're Hiring For

Area Manager

Maintenance Supervisor

Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Supply Chain Engineer- Process & Labor Management

Intake Details:
Technical requirements

After signing up, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to connect.
Please be prepared to join the virtual interview from a quiet place using a desktop or mobile device with a working speaker, microphone, and camera. Check to see if your network connection can support an online session. A plugged in ethernet cable or a strong WiFi network signal will help avoid time delays during your conversation.

What to prepare for the interview


Interview dress code

Casual (come as you are, but please be presentable)

About Harbor Freight Tools

In 1977, Harbor Freight Tools was started as a small family-owned business. We made a commitment to provide working people with great quality tools at the lowest prices. And for over 43 years, Harbor Freight Tools has done just that. From hand tools and generators, to air and power tools, from shop equipment to automotive tools, Harbor Freight offers more than 5,000 tools and accessories at quality levels that match or exceed competing brands, but at prices that are up to 80% less. All while developing and launching over 1,000 new tools each year.

We're not your typical retailer. We're a team of high-achievers, who have a passion for excellence and continuous improvement and obsess about getting things done. We're also equally committed to doing the right thing and giving back to our community. And for us, collaboration is the golden rule.

We're a 43 year-old, $5 billion company with over 1,100 stores, opening 2-3 new stores a week with over 40 million loyal customers and growing. If you are looking for a not so ordinary and highly rewarding career opportunity, we would love to talk with you. Delivering Value to the Hardworking Since 1977.


What is a virtual interview?
Virtual interviews help employers connect with job seekers when they are not in the same physical location. Since hiring is a human process, employers would like to talk with you online (chat, video or phone) to see if you meet the requirements for the job.

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The DC Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Coordinator - Supply Chain provides technical and tactical support of the Environmental, Health, and Safety program within the distribution centers. This role works closely with others within the Human Resources, Environmental, Risk Management and Legal departments, and helps manage, develop and implement the IIPP/Safety Programs within the distribution center. The EHS Coordinator is the associate's safety partner and will strive to inspire the employee's commitment to complying with company safety standards and maintaining a safe work environment. The EHS Coordinator reports directly to the DC EHS Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Serve as a safety representative for the supply chain assisting the DC EHS Manager in coordinating and implementing all areas of Harbor Freight Tools safety programs;
Participate and help facilitate Distribution Center Safety Committees;
Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and optimization of safety, health, and hazardous materials and waste policies, practices, and procedures throughout the supply chain facilities in compliance with governmental regulations including Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations;
Work mainly of the second shift, and occasionally between the shifts to provide safety support during evening and night shifts;
With cross-departmental collaboration, conduct supply chain safety training;
Conduct regular audits of the supply chain operations, including facilities, machinery, and safety equipment, to identify and remediate potential compliance issues, safety risks, and other opportunities for better safety practices and coach associates about better safety practices.
Ensure compliance with safety programs and applicable federal, state and local laws.
Assist with conducting risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions. Recommend appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomic considerations.
Assist the DC EHS Manager in developing, implementing and monitoring Safety policies, procedures, claims reporting forms, procedures and activities. Assist with maintaining OSHA injury and illness records.
Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment;
Responder to facility emergency events;
Performs special projects, as assigned by the DC EHS Manager
Regular attendance is a requirement of the position


Supervises Others: No
Distribution Centers
Organizational Scope - DC EHS Coordinator works with various departments. Position reports directly to the DC EHS Manager
Decision Making and Confidential Information - Ability to coordinate multiple projects at one time, think ahead to potential obstacles, and seek assistance to minimize those obstacles. Ability to maintain and not inappropriately share highly confidential information
Equipment Used - Laptop PC, Telephone, Smart Phone, CCTV camera systems, fire alarm systems
Travel - 10% domestic travel

Requirements : Job Qualifications - Education and Experience

1+ years of experience in safety or 30-hour OSHA certification
Working knowledge of OSHA regulations as well as other regulatory standards
Ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses.
Strong time management skills
Strong interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Works independently on a daily basis providing quality reports, analysis and policies in Safety
Daily interaction with managers, staff, and temporary workers. Periodic interaction with local emergency response groups and regulatory agencies
Ability to effectively present information to management
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference
Able to maintain confidentiality in matters involving security and/or personnel issues
Experience with OSHA regulations

Physical Requirements

General office environment requiring ability to:
stand, walk, sit for extended periods of time
speak and listen to others in person and over the phone
use keyboard and read from computer screen and reports
lift up to 50 lbs.

Must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices, without endangering the health or safety of self or others.
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