Ace Hardware Corporation

About Ace Hardware Corporation

Are you interested in becoming Ace helpful?
Ace has been named a Top Workplace in Chicago and we’re looking for the best people to help us fulfill our vision of being the best, most helpful hardware stores on the planet. We’re focused on the future, looking for new and better ways to compete in today’s marketplace. At Ace, we like to say that we have a soft heart, a steel spine — and we like to win. People are the foundation of what makes Ace great, and we’re always looking for ways to improve the employment experience for Ace team members. What we can promise you is that you will gain a sense of accountability and ownership by working hard to build Ace’s continued success, and your own. You’ll enjoy a competitive, fast-paced and friendly work environment. And, you’ll take pride in serving our Ace retail stores and their customers in neighborhoods across the country and around the world.

Our Company
For more than 90 years, Ace Hardware has been known as the place with the helpful hardware folks in thousands of neighborhoods across America, providing customers with a more personal kind of helpful. In 2017, Ace ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores, Eleven Years in a Row," according to J.D. Power. With more than 5,000 hardware stores locally owned and operated across the globe, Ace is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., Ace and its subsidiaries operate an expansive network of distribution centers in the U.S. and also have distribution capabilities in Ningbo, China; Colon, Panama; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Its retailers' stores are located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and approximately 55 countries.

Ace’s Vision, Mission and Values
You don’t often see values like Love, Gratitude and Humility in corporate Vision, Mission and Values statements, but Ace is different, and these things are important to us. They serve as a guidepost for our commitment to the company, our employees, to Ace retailers and to the Ace brand – and we live by them every day.


Merchandising intern

May 2021 - August 2021 Oak Brook, IL
“So many opportunities to work hands-on with full-time corporate employees on a variety of different projects both in and out of my department. Everyone was extremely welcoming and interested in my success!”

Merchandising Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Oak Brook, IL
“The whole company was very welcoming and it was a great atmosphere!”
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