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Employment Opportunities

At Wallauer Paint & Decorating Centers, we are always looking for the next exceptional associate to join us. If you have a passion for paints, color and interior design, and customer service skills to match, we may be right for each other. Wallauer is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We seek to assure that individuals are recruited, hired, assigned, and promoted without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, gender, veteran’s status, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We value diversity across our entire work force.

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Job Descriptions

Sales Associate
Inventory Coordinator
Store Manager
Interior Design Associate
Position Summary

The primary responsibilities of the Sales Associate position are to maintain outstanding customer service, generate sales, merchandise product, and support the store management team.

Major Responsibilities

The major responsibilities for this position include:

  • Ensure each customer receives outstanding service which follows the S.A.L.E.S process and by mystery shop standards
  • Maintain awareness of all promotions and advertisements.
  • Execute the daily operational, day-to-day goals and priorities assigned by store management
  • Assist in the training and development of peers
  • Uphold merchandising and store cleanliness standards
  • Participate in the processing of new shipments and help the team to keep the receiving and back stock area clean and organized
  • Responsive of safety issues
  • Conscious of shoplifting activity
  • Aid customers in locating merchandising in store, on acehardware.com, as well as, processing special orders
  • Solicit customers to open an Ace Rewards card
  • Answer customers’ questions and provide information on procedures and policies
Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for this position include:

  • Education/Training:  High School degree, some college preferred.  Some product knowledge of hardware, plumbing and electrical along with a willingness to learn.
  • Skills/Knowledge: Knowledge of retail computer systems, MS Word and Excel a plus.
  • A commitment to service excellence and customer satisfaction
  • Solid team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, exceptional organizational ability, high attention to detail, and ability to multi-task
  • 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:

  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds frequently to load and unload customer orders.
  • 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
Job responsibilities may change based on the needs of the business

Employment Application

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Position Summary

The primary responsibility of the Inventory Coordinator is to manage and control all elements of the store inventory.

Major Responsibilities

The major responsibilities for this position include:

  • Ensure adequate inventory levels to minimize outages
  • Develop and enhance receiving processes
  • Train store staff on inventory management best practices
  • Develop and monitor inventory management reports
  • Implement location codes and cycle counting
  • Oversee introduction of new items to store mix
  • Monitor shrinkage and recommend ways to reduce theft and breakage in the store
  • Identify obsolete inventory and determine how to best remove it
Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for this position include the following:

  • Education/Training:  High School degree, some college preferred.  Posses a vast product knowledge of consumable products along with a willingness to learn
  • Experience: General understanding of inventory principles and experience with retail programs
  • Understand the flow of merchandise
  • Experience in a retail environment either in inventory, sales, or back office
  • Skills/Knowledge: Excellent quantitative and computer skills.  Analytical and pricing knowledge with the ability to conduct comparison analysis and make sound decision
  • Knowledge of retail computer systems, MS Word and Excel a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, exceptional organizational ability, high attention to detail, and ability to multi-task
  • 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:

  • Able to operate a personal computer
  • 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
Job responsibilities may change based on the needs of the business

Employment Application

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Position Summary

Store Managers are responsible for the complete day-to-day operation of the store. They are responsible for maximizing store sales and profitability, along with managing expenses while ensuring that the store is optimally stocked and merchandised and that all customers are provided with excellent customer service. A store manager contributes to the growth and development of the management team and store associates.

Major Responsibilities

The major responsibilities for this position include:

  • Drive store sales by ensuring that all customers are acknowledged, customer projects needs are met, and concerns are resolved quickly
  • Hire, train and develop retail staff with goals for growth and success in their positions, provide performance feedback and recognize accomplishments
  • Coordinate the overall supervision of retail staff to ensure sales performance goals are met and procedures are followed accurately
  • Regulate retail inventory to reduce shrinkage, maintain appropriate stock levels and ensure report accuracy
  • Direct the shipping, receiving and inventory flow for the store
  • Forecast scheduling needs to meet customer demand and create work schedules
  • Delegate daily workload among associates to meet merchandising and visual presentation standards
  • Enforces safety policies and procedures; is a safety role model
Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for this position include the following:

  • Education/Training:  High School degree, some college preferred.  Posses a vast product knowledge of hardware related products along with a willingness to learn
  • Experience:  Minimum of 3-5 years retail management experience
  • Skills/Knowledge:  Strong leadership and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks with a 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
Job responsibilities may change based on the needs of the business

Employment Application

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THE POSITION: Showroom Design and Color Consultant
  • Assist customers with their color and design needs.
  • Computer skills are needed for CMS (CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM)
  • Communicate with vendors and sales reps
  • Meet sales goals and expectations of customer service levels
  • Flexible and can work a schedule that includes weekend hours
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Offer design concepts and knowledge to customers that are working on projects.
  • Speak comfortably on the functional and stylistic benefits of each of our custom products
  • Run the day-to-day operations managing the showroom
  • Support the paint department at the counter when needed.
  • Follow companies workflow policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a neat, clean updated showroom
  • Participate in ongoing product/technology training, as well as monthly business meetings
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
  • Positive and friendly demeanor toward every customer and colleague
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Awareness and interest in the design industry
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Self-starter, quick learner, team player
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in either retail, design, sales or customer service

Employment Application

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