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Ace Hardware Lafayette
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  • up to $10.00 Hour
  • 119 Beck Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909
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Sales Associates, Garden Center Associates, & Cashier

Sales Associate, Garden Center Associate, & Cashier

Ace Hardware in Lafayette and West Lafayette is a family owned business.  We are currently hiring part time and full time Retail Sales Associates , Garden Center Asssociates, and Cashiers for both of our store locations in Lafayette and West Lafayette.  We are looking for personable and outgoing individuals to join our family owned business in a fun work environment.  The primary responsbilities are to maintain outstanding customer service, generate sales, merchandise product, and support the store management team when on the sales and garden center floors and to process sales quickly, accurately, and efficiently, and maintain cash register operations when cashiering.  These positions offer flexible work schedules (High School students are welcome to apply with a valid work permit).  To apply, please stop in at the Lafayette Ace Hardware Location on 119 Beck Lane and the West Lafayette Location on 1194 Sagamore Pkwy W and apply in person, or apply online.
 

Major Responsibilities While on the Sales Floor

The major responsibilities for this position include:

·  We pride ourselves on our outstanding customer service, and Retail Sales Associates must provide exceptional customer service our customers have come to expect. 

·  Maintain awareness of all promotions and advertisements
·  Execute the daily operational, day-to-day goals and priorities assigned by store management
·  Aid customers in locating merchandising in store
·  Lead associate team to accomplish store goals
·  Actively participate in daily huddle meetings 
·  Participate in the processing of new shipments and help the team to keep the receiving and back stock area clean and organized
·  Answer customers' questions and provide information on procedures and policies

 

Major Responsibilities While on the Garden Sales Floor

The major responsibilities for this position include:

·         We pride ourselves on our outstanding customer service, and Retail Garden Sales Associates must provide exceptional customer service our customers have come to expect. 

·         Maintain awareness of all promotions and advertisements
·         Execute the daily operational, day-to-day goals and priorities assigned by the garden center management
·         Aid customers in locating merchandising in the garden center
·         Lead associate team to accomplish store goals
·         Actively participate in daily huddle meetings 
·         Responsible for unloading plant deliveries and restocking plants, watering, and maintenance of plant material, and maintaining a clean garden center.

·        Answer customers' questions


Major Responsibilities While Cashiering

The major responsibilities for this position include:

·   We pride ourselves on our outstanding customer service, and Retail Sales Cashiers must provide exceptional customer service our customers have come to expect. 

·   Greet customers as they enter the store
·   Answer phone calls
·   Tactfully and pleasantly deal with customers
·   Maintain awareness of all promotions and advertisements
·   Accurately and efficiently ring on registers and maintain all cash at registers
·   Maintain orderly appearance of register area and supplies stocked
·   Perform other tasks as assigned from time to time by store management
·   Actively maintain customer awareness of the benefits of the Ace Rewards Programard
·   Issuing receipts, refunds, credits or change due to customers

 
Minimum Requirements
 

The minimum requirements for this position include:

·   Education/Training:  High School Students may apply with a valid work permit.  High School degree, some college preferred. 

·   Experience:  Experience in a retail environment either in cashier or sales is preferred but is not required
·   Skills/Knowledge:  Strong analytical skills and the ability to follow a leader
·   Excellent customer service skills
·   Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations
·   Strong problem-solving and organizational skills
·   Ability to handle multiple projects and task with a high attention to detail
·   Exceptional organizational ability, and high attention to detail
·   Knowledge of retail computer systems, MS Word and Excel a plus.
·   Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the business
 

Physical Requirements

The minimum physical requirements for this position include:

 

·         Ability to stand for an extended period of time

·         Move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store, which entails lifting and perform all functions as set forth

·         Garden Center Associates must be able to quickly unload plant deliveries which involves bending and twisting.

·         Must be able to lift 40 pounds frequently to load and unload customer orders

 

 

Job responsibilities may change based on the needs of the business

Or, apply to this job:

In Person

You can apply online or in person at our Lafayette Ace Hardware Location on 119 Beck Lane and our West Lafayette Location on 1194 Sagamore Pkwy W.