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Zippia Score 4.5

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Central Purchasing Overview

Industry

Retailing

Organization Type

Private

Employees

10,000

Headquarters

Calabasas, CA

Website

harborfreight.com

Website

harborfreight.com



Founded in

1977

Revenue

$2.1B

Key People

Bob Clickman (CEO)

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About Central Purchasing

Harbor Freight Tools is a privately held discount tool and equipment retailer, headquartered in Calabasas, California, which operates a chain of retail stores as well as a mail-order and eCommerce business.

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Harbor Freight Tools is a privately held discount tool and equipment retailer, headquartered in Calabasas, California, which operates a chain of retail stores as well as a mail-order and eCommerce business.

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What Is

Central Purchasing's Mission Statement

?
Deliver an incredible assortment of great quality tools at the lowest prices.

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What is it like to work at Central Purchasing

What Do You Like About Working There?

Excellent health benefits and earned time off for ALL employees... Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Lack structure and management accountability.. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

it's not a franchise, one person makes decisions... Show More

4.0

August 4, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

atmosphere and job role.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

didnt pay me enough for the work I done, applied to be promoted and was never interviewed they just told me in my yearly review i wasnt getting the promotion and someone off the street took that position and now has a high rank position in the company they say they hire from within i was there for 5 years and never seen a management position or offer when i worked harder then everyone else and i was the only person who had been there the longest in that store location, pay raise sucks ass 0.15 - 0.25 yearly raise.. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

benefits.. Show More

5.0

July 31, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

Stress free, great management and co-workers.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

The pay is lower than what I am used to... Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Laid back atmosphere but professional.. Show More

What Do You Like About Working There?

Helping customers get what they need to get the job done at a fair price.. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

The low pay and inconsistent rules supervisors and managers make up as they go instead of following company policy. Managers and supervisors not helping customers or answering the phone. There's not appreacation or bonuses for employees who work hard while others just mope ass around, put items in the wrong pogs and still get paid ... Show More

3.0

March 11, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

Getting to know and understand the customers and what job task they were doing to better assist them in getting what they needed for the task... Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

I was put on all the late night shifts and being a single father made it difficult... Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Family and work life balance... Show More

Central Purchasing Employees

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Gender

Male

51.0%

Female

38.1%

Unknown

10.9%
Ethnicity

White

61.6%

Hispanic or Latino

17.8%

Black or African American

11.7%

Asian

5.6%

Unknown

3.2%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

76.9%

French

5.6%

German

4.6%

Swedish

1.0%

Italian

1.0%

Mandarin

1.0%

Carrier

1.0%

Portuguese

1.0%

Chinese

1.0%

Japanese

1.0%

Polish

1.0%

Swahili

0.5%

Vietnamese

0.5%

Luganda

0.5%

Hmong

0.5%

Somali

0.5%

Tahitian

0.5%

Navajo

0.5%

Braille

0.5%

Tagalog

0.5%
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Central Purchasing Careers

Average Length of Employment
Office Max Inc. 2.6 years
The Home Depot 2.5 years
RadioShack 2.4 years
Payless ShoeSource 2.3 years
Menards 2.1 years
Tuesday Morning 1.8 years
Marshall's Inc. 1.7 years

Central Purchasing

1.6 years
Old Navy Inc. 1.6 years
Express Inc. 1.5 years
Family Dollar 1.5 years
GUESS 1.5 years
Academy.com 1.4 years
Aeropostale 1.4 years
Top Employers Before Central Purchasing
Walmart 22.4%
McDonald's 9.5%
Lowe's 6.4%
Target 5.4%
Wendy's 3.4%
US Army 3.2%
Toys R Us 2.9%
Subway 2.9%
Kohl's 2.8%
Big Lots 2.7%
Taco Bell 2.6%
Macy's 2.5%
Top Employers After Central Purchasing
Walmart 20.6%
Lowe's 7.9%
Amazon 6.1%
McDonald's 4.8%
Target 4.5%
Best Buy 3.5%
Big Lots 3.2%
Macy's 3.1%
FedEx 2.8%
Kroger 2.7%
Kohl's 2.3%

Central Purchasing Employees Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

23.8%

Florence-Darlington Technical College

11.2%

Ashford University

6.2%

Ventura College

6.2%

The Academy

4.6%

Kaplan University

4.6%

Bergen Community College

3.6%

Universal Technical Institute

3.6%

Moorpark College

3.6%

University of New Mexico

3.2%

California Lutheran University

3.2%

University of Southern Mississippi

3.0%

Kellogg Community College

3.0%

Liberty University

3.0%

Arizona State University

3.0%

Delgado Community College

3.0%

University of South Florida

3.0%

Francis Marion University

2.8%

Solano Community College

2.8%

Remington College

2.8%
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Majors

Business

27.3%

Criminal Justice

9.2%

General Studies

6.9%

Medical Assisting Services

5.8%

Accounting

5.2%

Psychology

5.0%

Nursing

4.7%

Health Care Administration

4.7%

Automotive Technology

4.4%

Computer Science

3.6%

Liberal Arts

3.2%

Communication

2.6%

Graphic Design

2.5%

Management

2.3%

Electrical Engineering

2.2%

Precision Metal Working

2.2%

Biology

2.1%

Cosmetology

2.1%

Finance

2.1%

Education

2.0%
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Degrees

Other

41.7%

Bachelors

25.7%

Associate

19.3%

Certificate

6.4%

Diploma

3.4%

Masters

2.7%

License

0.5%

Doctorate

0.3%
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Central Purchasing Employee Political Affiliation

Democratic Party

78.6%

Republican Party

21.4%

Employee Political Donations

Name Job Title Party Donation
Eric SmidtChief Executive Officer $250,700Democratic Party
Allan MutchnikExecutive $62,900Democratic Party
Stephen LibertiVice President $4,000Democratic Party
Steve LibertiExecutive $1,000Democratic Party
Lawrence CrutcherRetailer $500Republican Party
Cliff MartinAccountant $450Democratic Party
Aaron WallaceAssistant Manager $325Democratic Party
Matthew ScowReal Estate Closer $250Republican Party
Steven StanfordEcommerce $250Democratic Party
Anthony SchlievertFinance Director $250Republican Party
Daniel MontesAuditor $189Democratic Party
Lyle LemonRetail Clerk $118Democratic Party
Jesse BradleyRetail $70Democratic Party
Ellen TrumperLogistics Manager $40Democratic Party
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Central Purchasing Salaries

Industrial Production ManagerCalabasas, CA $175,000
Senior Operations ManagerCalabasas, CA $160,000
Senior Operations ManagerCalabasas, CA $160,000
Senior Operations ManagerCalabasas, CA $156,000
Director Of Product DevelopmentCalabasas, CA $150,000
Database ManagerCalabasas, CA $141,000
Database ManagerCalabasas, CA $140,000
Senior Quality Assurance ManagerCalabasas, CA $135,000
Functional AnalystCalabasas, CA $135,000
Integration SpecialistCalabasas, CA $129,000
Category ManagerCalabasas, CA $125,000
Operations DirectorCalabasas, CA $125,000
Strategic AnalystCamarillo, CA $125,000
Strategic AnalystCamarillo, CA $125,000
Senior Systems AnalystCalabasas, CA $123,800
Mechanical EngineerCalabasas, CA $121,326
Engineering ManagerCalabasas, CA $121,326
Senior ETL DeveloperCalabasas, CA $120,453
Java Application DeveloperCalabasas, CA $119,000
Internal Audit DirectorCalabasas, CA $115,000
Internal Audit DirectorCalabasas, CA $115,000
Finance ManagerCalabasas, CA $115,000
Senior ETL DeveloperCalabasas, CA $112,500
Technical AnalystCalabasas, CA $111,613
Integration SpecialistCalabasas, CA $110,386
Senior ETL DeveloperCalabasas, CA $110,386
Integration SpecialistCalabasas, CA $110,000
Application Software DeveloperCalabasas, CA $110,000
PHP Web DeveloperCalabasas, CA $110,000
Product Development ManagerCalabasas, CA $108,000
Technical AnalystCalabasas, CA $105,000
Planning ManagerCalabasas, CA $104,000
Planning ManagerCalabasas, CA $104,000
Operations DirectorBeverly Hills, CA $100,000
Operations DirectorCalabasas, CA $100,000
Oracle DeveloperCalabasas, CA $99,798
Oracle DeveloperCalabasas, CA $99,798
Oracle DeveloperCalabasas, CA $99,798
Systems AnalystCalabasas, CA $99,000
Operations Research AnalystCalabasas, CA $99,000
Systems AnalystCalabasas, CA $99,000
Oracle DeveloperCalabasas, CA $97,000
Oracle DeveloperCalabasas, CA $97,000
Java Application DeveloperCalabasas, CA $95,500
Senior Java DeveloperCalabasas, CA $95,500
Senior Java DeveloperCalabasas, CA $95,500
Information Security EngineerCalabasas, CA $95,000
Information Security EngineerCalabasas, CA $95,000
Senior ETL DeveloperCalabasas, CA $95,000
Technical AnalystCalabasas, CA $94,806
Applications Systems AnalystCalabasas, CA $94,000
Data EngineerCalabasas, CA $94,000
Java Application DeveloperCalabasas, CA $92,700
Applications Systems AnalystLos Angeles, CA $90,000
Applications Systems AnalystCalabasas, CA $90,000
Business AnalystCalabasas, CA $90,000
Applications Systems AnalystCalabasas, CA $90,000
Information Security EngineerCalabasas, CA $88,483
PHP DeveloperCalabasas, CA $87,000
Planning ManagerCalabasas, CA $85,509
Technical AnalystCalabasas, CA $85,000
Category ManagerCalabasas, CA $85,000
Category ManagerCalabasas, CA $85,000
Industrial EngineerMoreno Valley, CA $82,500
Forecasting AnalystCalabasas, CA $81,000
Senior Finance AnalystCalabasas, CA $80,000
Senior Internal AuditorCalabasas, CA $77,500
Forecasting AnalystCalabasas, CA $75,670
Staff AccountantCalabasas, CA $75,000
Staff AccountantCalabasas, CA $75,000
Staff AccountantCalabasas, CA $75,000
Staff AccountantCalabasas, CA $75,000
Logistics AnalystDillon, SC $75,000
Network Operations AnalystDillon, SC $70,000
Network Operations AnalystCalabasas, CA $70,000
Forecasting AnalystCalabasas, CA $70,000
Network Operations AnalystCamarillo, CA $70,000
LogisticianCalabasas, CA $67,371
Operations DirectorBeverly Hills, CA $66,602
PHP DeveloperCalabasas, CA $65,000
Industrial EngineerMoreno Valley, CA $64,938
Information Systems AnalystCalabasas, CA $63,149
Senior AnalystCalabasas, CA $63,000
Senior AnalystCalabasas, CA $63,000
Senior AnalystCalabasas, CA $63,000
Industrial EngineerCalabasas, CA $62,192
Forecasting AnalystCalabasas, CA $61,880
Logistics AnalystDillon, SC $60,455
Logistics AnalystCalabasas, CA $60,455
Logistics AnalystCalabasas, CA $60,455
Industrial EngineerMoreno Valley, CA $58,000
Industrial EngineerMoreno Valley, CA $58,000
Network Operations AnalystCamarillo, CA $53,768
Marketing AnalystCalabasas, CA $50,000
Logistics ManagerBozeman, MT $40,000
Market Research AnalystCalabasas, CA $40,000
Strategic AnalystCamarillo, CA $38,792
Strategic AnalystCamarillo, CA $38,792
Sales SupervisorBozeman, MT $29,844
In-Stock AssociateAlbany, GA $24,563
Sales AssociateAugusta, GA $24,376
In-Stock AssociateAiken, SC $24,376

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Central Purchasing Awards

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  • Best Companies To Work For In 2019
  • Best Paying Companies In 2019
  • Most Diverse Companies In 2019
  • Best Performing Companies In 2019

Central Purchasing Stock Performance

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Revenue

$2.1B

Net Income

-

Market Cap

-

Total Equity

-

Total Assets

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Central Purchasing Competitors

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Frequently Asked Questions about Central Purchasing

When was Central Purchasing founded?

Central Purchasing was founded in 1977.

How many Employees does Central Purchasing have?

Central Purchasing has 10,000 employees.

How much money does Central Purchasing make?

Central Purchasing generates $2.1B in revenue.

What industry is Central Purchasing in?

Central Purchasing is in the retailing industry.

What is Central Purchasing's mission?

Central Purchasing's mission statement is "Deliver an incredible assortment of great quality tools at the lowest prices."

What type of company is Central Purchasing?

Central Purchasing is a private company.

Who are Central Purchasing's competitors?

Central Purchasing competitors include The Home Depot, Pacific Sunwear of California, Marshall's Inc., Family Dollar, Aeropostale, Old Navy Inc., Payless ShoeSource, American Eagle Outfitters, Tractor Supply Company, Sally Beauty Holdings Inc., 99 Cents Only Stores, RadioShack, Academy.com, Office Max Inc., Tuesday Morning, Express Inc., AC Moore Incorporated, Menards, Modell's Sporting Goods, GUESS.

Who works at Central Purchasing?

Bob Clickman (CEO)

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