We are now hiring for Sales Associate at both of our Lafayette and West Lafayette locations! Ace Hardware has been rooted in the Greater Lafayette, Indiana community and has been a locally-owned, family run business since 1936. Today, the Lafayette and West Lafayette Ace Hardware stores are owned by the third generation of family run Ace Hardware Retailers. The original Ace Hardware location was located on Main Street in downtown Lafayette. The West Lafayette location was opened in 1985 to better serve the West Lafayette Community. In 2002 we opened the newest Lafayette location on Beck Lane. We are proud to continue providing the great customer service and convenience our customers have come to expect. Did you know that Ace Hardware is a hardware cooperative consisting of locally-owned, family-run retailers just like us? When you shop at your local Lafayette and West Lafayette Ace Hardware Stores, you are supporting the Lafayette community. We pride ourselves on being The Helpful Place. To better provide for the needs of our customers, we are bringing in new and updated product and service assortments. We are also renewing our focus on employee product training and customer service standards to make the experience at our stores the best on the planet. We offer flexible schedules and hours. About [INSERT EMPLOYER NAME] [INSERT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR OWNERSHIP OF ACE HARDWARE STORE(S)] General Summary The Cashier is responsible for register transactions involving the sale and/or return of merchandise. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Customer Service ? Project a positive representation of the Lafayette and West Lafayette Ace Hardware. ? Greet customers entering and throughout the store. Thank customers by name, when possible, when they are leaving the store. ? Project a friendly, outgoing demeanor; work well with customers as well as associates. ? Clear customer checkout lines quickly and efficiently. ? Answer and monitor all calls and pages promptly, courteously and effectively. ? Communicate any problem or issue that requires management assistance. ? Continually build product knowledge base and possess the ability to assist customers with store layout and product location. ? Assist in pricing, stocking, marking and bagging of merchandise. Register Operations ? Follow all cash register transaction procedures. ? Responsible for balancing of register drawer. ? Adhere to any Store Support Center program or promotion that may require implementation at the cash registers. ? Participate in store and Cashier meetings. Front End Appearance and Upkeep ? Keep the front end, including checkout areas and entrance doors neat and clean at all times. Face and dust front end. ? Assist with keeping impulse counters stocked and faced, rotate fresh merchandise in as seasons change. ? Ensure fresh ads are stocked in shopping carts at all times. ? Ensure forms and supplies are stocked at all times. ? Assist with decorating the front end according to the Store Support Center program. ? Call for cart pickups when necessary. ? Inform management when merchandise returns need to be put away. ? Perform all other duties as assigned. Education/Training High School or GED equivalent. Experience Cashier experience preferred. Customer service experience preferred. Physical Demands Standing, walking, lifting (up to 25lbs) and climbing. Notice to Applicant about this Employer: You are applying for a job with an independently owned cooperative member of Ace Hardware Corporation, who operates this Ace Hardware store, not Ace Hardware Corporation. The independent store owner alone is responsible for and independently makes all decisions concerning employment related matters, including hiring, firing, discipline, supervision, staffing and scheduling. Ace Hardware Corporation will not receive a copy of any applications submitted for this position, and will have no control over interviews and/or hiring decisions, does not control and is not responsible for the employment policies and practices of the independent store owner. If hired, the independent store owner will be your only employer. Ace Hardware Corporation is not the employer for this position. The Ace Hardware trademarks, logos and designs are owned by Ace Hardware Corporation and used by independent store owners under a license from Ace Hardware Corporation.