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Location:Agoura Hills (Calabasas Hills), CA
Company:Harbor Freight
First posted:October 28, 2020

Job Description:
The Human Resources Project Manager (HRPM) is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of key HR projects and initiatives which will contribute to the continued growth of the organization.  The HRPM is an expert in technical and procedural Human Resources implementations with an emphasis on system enhancements, process refinement, and project management. The HRPM liaises with various departments to ensure proper collaboration on project development and implementation.
  Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and implement comprehensive project plans ensuring that project deliverables are achieved on time and in line with budgetary guidelines
  • Draft project requirement documents ensuring that all desired functionality and deliverables are properly defined and communicated  
  • Proactively refine Human Resources operations by eliminating unnecessary procedures, automating applicable tasks, and simplifying actions whenever possible
  • Strategically introduce new processes and technology while ensuring that sufficient resources are available to meet project goals
  • Provide Human Resources insight inclusive of researching and/or recommending industry best practices
  • Act as the corporate liaison in the development of Human Resources implementations while making certain that field and supply chain operational requirements are met
  • Responsible for providing business analysis, measurements, and reporting using internal data as well as independent external sources to measure the effectiveness of both current operations and specific project deliverables
  • Provide strategic and tactical leadership for the Human Resources team that insures department goals, improved efficiencies and customer satisfaction meet or exceed expectations
  • Participate in and contribute to strategic planning sessions
  • Collaborate with departments applicable to overall success of assigned projects
  • Provide positive and constructive feedback to employees by coaching, mentoring, counseling or corrective guidance and action, as appropriate
  • Review and maintain reports to ensure compliance with federal, state, local regulations and Harbor Freight Tools policies and procedures
  • Ensure a safe work environment for employees by enforcing the execution of all safety programs and make recommendations for changes as necessary
  • Assess financial risk and opportunities and communicate results to Harbor Freight Tools senior management; initiate action plans as necessary
  • Maintain a professional business relationship by directly and indirectly negotiating contracts and matters pertaining to Human Resources operations
  • Oversee compliance to all company/client policies and procedures, and government regulations
  • Ensure that the implementation of business plans for Harbor Freight Tools promotes partnership and fulfills the organizations needs and expectations
  • Monitor Human Resources operations to ensure the highest quality of products and services
  • Promote and support workplace diversity initiatives
  • Additional duties as assigned by management


  • Staff supervision and Development - No
  • Decision Making - Provides data for decision support; Provides consultation or expert advice
  • Travel -  10%
  • Location - Corporate HQ

Job Qualifications - Education and Experience

  • Bachelors' Degree required, preferably with a Business major or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of Project Management experience required, Corporate Human Resources and/or Supply Chain experience preferred
  • Process improvement, policy creation, IT implementation, and/or financial analysis experience is a plus

Job Qualifications- Skills

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite inclusive of Microsoft Project
  • Knowledge of current trends in the field
  • Refined critical thinking skills
  • Excellent time management and planning skills, organized with the ability to multitask, exceptional follow up skills and able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to make decisions quickly, based upon a combination of analysis, experience, wisdom and judgment
  • Flexible personality with the ability to deal with ambiguity and to think outside the box and provide a continuous flow of new ideas and potential improvements
  • Results-oriented. Ability to execute and carry out strategic and operational plans. Able to capitalize on new brand building opportunities, strategies and objectives
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Able to maintain and develop top-level, internal and external relationships
  • Effective communication skills. Crisp and clear. Informs and directs appropriately on both verbal and written fronts
  • Dedicated to the success of the company and willing to commit to necessary hours. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact on the growth of the company
  • Personable, collaborative team leader who will thrive in a fast-paced, growing environment with constantly changing priorities

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 15 lbs.

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.

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