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Company: Harbor Freight Tools
Location: Moreno Valley, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


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


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.

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.https://youtu.be/nazNBHkcu5g

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