Harbor Freight Tools to open in New Philadelphia

Harbor Freight Tools to open in New Philadelphia

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Harbor Freight Tools announced it will open a new store in New Philadelphia.

The store will be located at 1143 Front Ave. SW and is expected to open late winter. An official opening date will be announced later.

Construction has already begun at the location, using workers and companies from the surrounding New Philadelphia area.

“We’ve been looking to open a location in New Philadelphia for a number of years so that we can provide the tools and equipment at tremendous values to the community,” said Trey Feiler, senior vice president of real estate and construction for Harbor Freight Tools. “In addition to finding a great location, we were attracted by the availability of great associates in the New Philadelphia area, and we look forward to having them join the Harbor Freight team.”

The store is expected to bring between 25 and 30 new jobs to the community including sales and logistic supervisors, senior associates, sales associates, and seasonal opportunities.

Harbor Freight Tools offers a competitive starting rate along with a best-in-class retail benefits package that includes health coverage and Thanksgiving and Christmas off. Harbor Freight provides stability and the opportunity to advance in a company that continues to grow, with over 24,000 associates and more than 1,200 locations nationwide.

Forbes Magazine recently recognized Harbor Freight as one of the top-20 large employers in retail, one of the top employers in terms of diversity, a top employer for women and one of the country’s best employers for veterans for two years in a row. Diversityjobs.com also recognized the company as a top employer for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Interested applicants can apply at www.harborfreightjobs.com/retail and search New Philadelphia, OH.