Ace Hardware Corporation was founded in Chicago by Richard Hesse, Frank Burke :& E Gunnard Lindquist. It is a retailer owned cooperative chain with approximately 4500 stores. When Hesse, one of the co-founder retired from the business in 1973 the company was sold to retailers and it became a cooperative. Its headquarter was also shifted to new place at Oak Brook in Illinois. You may find difference in look and style when you visit different stores. Each retailer dealer is the owner of store and they manage it in their own way but still the company has tried to bring some similarity and it aims at making them recognizable as Ace Hardware. It is one of the leading hardware chain in US and it employs over 100,000 associates.
Corporate & Field Jobs : Ace Hardware corporate office is located at Oak Brook, Illinois and it is 30 minutes away from Chicago. Job seekers can find variety of jobs at the head office in different departments. Headquarter is a great place to work for and currently employs over 800 associates. People working here strive for increasing the business of their retailer with efficient planning, management & foresightedness. Those who likes to travel and work with retailer and help them in increasing their business then you can work as Field Team Member. To explore the employment opportunities at headquarter and in field you can browse the job listing from the website.
Distribution & Paint Facility Careers : Distribution center is another great place to work for. These are the hardware hubs and feed the supplies to retail store. A large number of job opportunities are found here. Ace Hardware Corporation has 14 Retail Support Center, 6 Freight Consolidation Center and 2 Paint Facility. Those who are looking for the job opportunities at the support center or pain facility they can apply against the open positions by visiting the website. Employment Opportunities here are different from the retail store and corporate headquarter. Here you can find the large number of jobs openings in the field of Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehouse, Transportation, Storage, Maintenance, Engineering, HR, Marketing, Sales etc.
College Graduate looking for the internship and hands on experience can join the internship programs. Fresh Graduates and students can look for the campus recruitment event. If you are looking for the internship with a hardware retailer then you can explore the opportunities at Oak Brook, Illinois the headquarters of corporation. Whether you are looking for the career opportunities as full time associates, part time, seasonal or temporary employee, you would find the challenging work environment with company with great salary and benefits. Here are some of the jobs titles in great demands among the job seekers. You can explore the vast world of opportunities by visiting the career website. If you are looking for the retail store job then visit the store where you want to work and apply in person. You can view the locations by using the store locator from official Ace Hardware Website.
- Warehouse Supervisor
- Material Handler
- Maintenance Technician
- Short Haul Driver
- Payroll / HR Administrative Assistant
- Loss Prevention Officer
How to Search & Apply for Jobs
- Go to career web page at – http://www.acehardware.com/corp/index.jsp?page=jobs
- Visit the job link for Corporate Office / Distribution Center / Paint Facilities/ Freight Consolidation Center
- Use the Keyword, Location, Job Status to find the current open positions. To view details visit the “more information” link
- Click on the Apply button and login with your email id and password. You can also save the job and apply later.
- If you are new user then create your job profile and login user id & password and after completing the registration process complete the online careers application form.