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. About Waldorff Ace Hardware: Waldorff Ace Hardware is owned and operated by brothers Jim and Scott Waldorff who are actively involved in the day to day operations. The store has been in continuous operation since 1940. We feature a wide variety of products ; Hardware, Lumber, Building Materials, and Appliances. General Summary The Driver/ Yard Worker's primary job will be to maintain all operations of the facility exterior. This consists of the loading of customers on the yard, coordinating deliveries to job sites, keeping a clean and orderly facility, and assisting in inventory management. Retail building materials experience is preferred. Other duties include receiving and stocking of inventory and helping maintain a clean and orderly merchandise presentation and overall yard cleanliness. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Customer Service: Provide a positive representation of Waldorff Ace Hardware. Load trucks properly and coordinate outbound/inbound deliveries. Assist store manager and buyers in managing inventory on the yard. Properly receive inbound deliveries and handle inventory in a careful and organized manner. Proactively assist customers in loading of merchandise. Greet customers entering and throughout the yard and on job sites. Thank customers when finished and when they are leaving the yard or we are leaving the job site. 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 yard layout and location of products. Assist customers throughout the yard and job sites 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 yard. Load customers by loading ticket once transaction has taken place. Deliver materials to job sites/homes by flatbed truck that will often require use of a truck-mounted forklift but also may require a dump bed, scissor-lift, or pickup truck. Assist with maintaining back stock levels. Assist with daily maintenance, orderliness and cleanliness of the yard, stock room and outdoor merchandise area. 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. Other Essential Requirements Education/Training High School or GED equivalent. Experience Formal retail lumberyard experience or construction industry experience highly preferred. Some knowledge of building materials is required. Forklift experience required. Physical Demands Standing, walking, lifting (up to 100 lbs possibly) and climbing.