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Sales Associate (Part-Time) at Zimmerman's ACE Hardware
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Ace Hardware | Burtonsville, MD
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Job Description

About Zimmerman's ACE Hardware: Since opening in 1985, Zimmerman's ACE Hardware has been owned by the Zimmerman family and operated by Ron & Gary Zimmerman. We have trained our staff to provide excellent customer service and share their experiences performing repairs and other tasks around their own home. We really are "like going to your neighbor for advice". This is what sets up apart from those other Box Stores. * We are looking for a part time sales associate. Must be friendly, outgoing and good with people. No experience necessary. Computer knowledge helpful. General Summary The Sales Associate will assist in the receiving, stocking, pricing of all merchandise and help maintain a clean and orderly merchandise presentation and overall store cleanliness. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Customer Service: - Provide a positive representation of Zimmerman's. - Proactively assist customers in solving problems. - Greet customers entering and throughout the store. Thank customers when finished and when they are leaving the store. - Possess a friendly outgoing demeanor; work well with customers as well as associates. - Ensure all pages and calls are answered promptly, courteously and effectively. - Forward any customer complaint that cannot be handled to a member of management. - Possess strong product knowledge and knowledge of store layout and location of products. - Assist customers throughout the store with personal, customized service based on the premise of amazing every customer, every time. Store Operations - Assist in creating a positive, professional and safe work environment. - Assist with receiving, checking in and stocking of merchandise throughout the store. - Assist with maintaining back stock levels. - Assist with daily maintenance, orderliness and cleanliness of the sales floor, stock room and outdoor merchandise area. - Assist with providing a clean and orderly sales floor, including end caps and ad merchandise. - Assist with merchandise resets through the store. - Provide assistance to Department Specialists, i.e. price changes, special orders. - Ensure signage is current throughout the store. - Operate forklift with proper training. - Communicate any Store Support Center issue to General Manager for follow up. - Communicate any merchandising, cost control or sales idea to General Manager. - Participate in store meetings. - Be professional in appearance and actions. - Perform all other duties as assigned. Education/Training High School or GED equivalent. Experience Formal retail experience preferred. Physical Demands Standing, walking, lifting (up to 75lbs) and climbing.

About Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware Corporation is a retailer-owned cooperative that operates primarily as a wholesaler of hardware and related products, and is also as a manufacturer of paint products. With approximately 4,600 hardware, home center and building materials stores that generate annual retail sales of more than $12 billion, Ace Hardware is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry. Ace currently operates 14 distribution centers in the U.S. and its retailers' stores are located in all 50 states and 60 countries.