BOARDMAN, Ohio – Construction has begun on the new Harbor Freight Tools location at 317 Boardman Poland Road, and the company is looking to fill 25 to 30 jobs there.

The positions include sales and logistics supervisors, senior associates, sales associates and seasonal opportunities, according to a company statement. Applicants can apply for jobs at and search for Boardman, Ohio. There are currently seven types of jobs listed, including Retail Sales and Storage Associates, Retail Sales and Storage Supervisors, and Retail and Storage Sales Managers.

Retail and retail warehousing associate positions start at $ 14.75 an hour, according to the website. The retail benefit package includes health coverage with Thanksgiving and Christmas.

“We have been looking to open a site in Boardman for a number of years so that we can provide the tools and equipment at terrific prices to the community,” said Trey Feiler, senior vice president, real estate and construction for Harbor. Freight Tools. . “In addition to finding a perfect location, we were drawn to the availability of excellent associates in the Boardman area, and we look forward to seeing them join the Harbor Freight team. “

Positions are also open at the company’s Austintown site at 6000 Mahoning Ave.

The company confirmed in the Business Journal in early December that she planned to open a store in the former Toys R Us property.

On November 23, Rhino Holdings Boardman LLC, a developer based in Nevada, closed on $ 2 million sale of property. Bill Kutlick from Platz Real Estate Group facilitated the sale and said the nearly 47,000 square foot building will be remodeled into two storefronts with new glass doors and new signage.

The Boardman store will be the third in the Mahoning Valley, in addition to the Austintown location and Warren’s location at 1756 North Road SE. Harbor Freight also has a location in New Castle, PA at 2567 W. State Street.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.