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Top 50 Hardware Associate Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Hardware Associate. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Hardware Associate resumes they appeared on. For example, 30.1% of Hardware Associate resumes contained Customer Service as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Hardware Associate actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These are the most important skills for a Hardware Associate:

1. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Provided superior customer service and assisted customers with recommendations on products.
  • Recognized for exceptional customer service during product delivery operations.
  • Provided customer service including managing a till.
  • Provide customer service, by providing information on various items and tools in my department that customers are searching to purchase.
  • Assist Customers with online orders; Ordering and inventory; Price verification/monitoring; Down stocking; Customer Service.
  • Stocked and straighten aisles, as well as helped with customer service.
  • Worked in sales, customer service, display assembly, and merchandising.
  • Warehouse supervisor, Stocking, customer Service, Forklift Operator.
  • Provided customer service with regards to hardware tools.
  • Provide informed and helpful customer service to customers.
  • Received 6 awards for excellent customer service.
  • Mixed paint, stocked shelves, customer service
  • Provided customer service support storewide.
  • Assisted customer with quick, attentive, and effective customer service Stocked shelves and maintained cleanliness and order of department
  • Shared best practices for sales and customer service with other team members to help improve the store's efficiency.
  • Facilitated freight movement Maintained excellent customer service Provided technical knowledge of various hardware components
  • maintained work place, provided customer service, ordered special supplies for customers, rekeyed locks, etc.
  • Job Description Customer Service Maintenance and cleaning Product Presentation and stocking
  • Perform proper store opening/closing procedures * Assist customers with locating products * Maintain work area * Efficient customer service
  • Mix paint Keep area clean Put go backs away Provide good customer service Issue fishing licence Cashier

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2. New Merchandise

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Here's how New Merchandise is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Assist department manager with price changes and placement of new merchandise.
  • Place new merchandise on display.
  • Arranged new merchandise to plano-gram.
  • Rotate the old and restock old and new merchandise .

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3. Customer Assistance

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Here's how Customer Assistance is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Maintained a well organize department while providing customer assistance.
  • Provided customer assistance with household and industrial repair efforts.
  • Lumber Associate: Sizing wood, customer assistance, advice on types of wood needed for particular projects.
  • Provided customer assistance on the selling floor and at cash registers throughout both departments.
  • Stocked and provided customer assistance which included mixing paint, making keys.
  • Manage hardware department Stocking Customer assistance Operate lift gate
  • unload trucks , customer assistance,and deliver gooddies for costumers.

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4. Hardware Department

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Here's how Hardware Department is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Provide customer service specifically for the hardware department.
  • Stocked and inventoried hardware department frequently.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to clients visiting the store, focused on the hardware department and any other areas if needed.
  • Served as an associate in the hardware department handling the responsibilities of maintaining a large area of inventory.
  • Trained to oversee the hardware department when necessary due to heavy or slow business days.
  • Helped customers find whatever they were looking for, in the hardware department or otherwise.
  • Assist customers in the Hardware Department with any of their questions and needs.
  • Provided customer service for Hardware Department, stocked merchandise, set up displays.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service in the hardware department and on the front.
  • Assisted the manager in all aspects of paint and hardware department needs.
  • Greeted and sold products to customers who visited the hardware department.
  • Maintained hardware department, organized and cleaned on a daily basis.
  • Assist customers in finding their needs in the hardware department.
  • Performed duties as a Hardware Department customer service associate.
  • Work as a sales associate for the hardware department.
  • Stock and inventory merchandise within the hardware department.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of products in the hardware department.
  • Close hardware department at end of business Complete shelf maintenance
  • Operate and maintain hardware department in compliance with policies Develop marketing strategies to improve sales (a.o.m.
  • Drive forklift with pallets of merchandise Manage a entire department Manage associates in the hardware department.

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5. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Trained small group in safety procedures and proper usage of protective gear.

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6. Product Knowledge

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Here's how Product Knowledge is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Shared product knowledge with customers while making personal recommendations.
  • Provided excellent customer service and product knowledge for customers.
  • Clean DepartmentDown Sock ProductProduct Knowledge ClassesRekey LocksMake KeysAssist Customers
  • Demonstrated substantial product knowledge to negotiate customer needs.
  • Provide clients with excellent customer service while supplying product knowledge of all items offered within in the store.
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to customer needs, maintain department stock and high level of product knowledge.
  • Assist customers with extensive product knowledge to ensure their needs are met with the correct product.
  • Assist customers with product knowledge of different types/uses of power tools, hand tools and fasteners.
  • Provided superior customer service and product knowledge in both the garden center and hardware departments.
  • Trained new associates in product knowledge, location, and proper use.
  • Focus on customer service and product knowledge in various areas.
  • Provide product knowledge to help guest complete their project.
  • Trained with vendors in product knowledge.
  • Provide guests with product knowledge.
  • Trained all store product knowledge.
  • Provided superior customer service via active listening and sharing hardware product knowledge Assisted in maintaining and tracking inventory to ensure product availability
  • Acquired product knowledge from a range of power tools, bare-tools, pneumatic tools and hardware accessories.
  • Greet & acknowledge customers Extensive product knowledge Increase department sales Received Presidential Award for Customer Service
  • Ensured department shrink was at a minimum Merchandised products according to planograms Administered product knowledge classes to consumers on weekends.

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7. Depot

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Here's how Depot is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Worked closely with Home Depot managers and delivered quality training for incoming associates
  • Home Depot sales associates may also perform stocking, organizing, and cleaning duties at the request of the management team.
  • Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement retailer that sells tools, construction products, and services.
  • Provide excellent customer service to Home Depot's customers, both in Hardware and throughout store.
  • Garden Associate, Electrical Associate, pretty much worked and covered every department at home depot.
  • Aided Value to the business by building rapport and confidence of the customers in Home Depot.
  • Cultivated excellent vendor / store relationships without sacrificing Home Depot's core values and mission.
  • Worked as an hourly associate at the Newark Home Depot, in the hardware department.
  • Home Depot sales associates perform a variety of important duties for the hardware store chain.
  • Recommended customers to home depot tool protection plan to make repairs beyond manufacturer warranty.
  • Provided information to customers about the tools and products of the Home Depot.
  • Top sales with Home Depot credit applications every month.
  • Worked at Home Depot in 2008 while finishing school.
  • Provided excellent customer service Reassembled hardware Restocked/Rearranged shelves Home Depot
  • Provided excellent customer service Reassebled hardware Restocked/Rearraged shelves Home Depot

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8. Stock Shelves

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Here's how Stock Shelves is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Take care of customers to the best of my abilities, stock shelves, assist in other departments.
  • Maintain department and stock shelves, assist customers in locating products and answering any questions they may have.
  • Greet customers * Assist customers in locating items * Stock shelves and maintain cleanliness throughout store
  • Stock shelves when needed and take customers to items they were looking for.
  • Processed shipments and maintained organized stock shelves.
  • Stock shelves with an emphasis on security.
  • Restock shelves when it's needed.
  • Stock shelves and take inventory.
  • Stock shelves with new merchandise.
  • Stock shelves and assist customers.
  • Cut keys; cut wood; cut wire; run freight; stock shelves set up displays
  • Stock shelves, and mark prices on shelves and items.
  • Help Customers and give expert advice within the Hardware department Monitor stock levels on shelves and top stock, restock shelves accordingly
  • mix paint, stock shelves, cover for sporting goods, unload truck when needed
  • Assist customers, make keys, stock shelves, rekey locks.
  • Assist customers with questions and purchases was the main focus Stock shelves and keep store clean and orderly on a daily basis
  • Maintained Hardware Department Helped Customers with their needs Stock shelves
  • Provide excellent customer service stock shelves count inventory maintain department to company standards
  • Maintain Hardware departmentAssist customers with questions or concernsCut glassStock shelves
  • Restock shelves MOD RESET TEAM Jan. 2005 to Aug.. 2007 .

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9. Unload Trucks

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Here's how Unload Trucks is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Load and unload trucks, move material from the receiving area throughout the store, may operate forklifts.
  • Complete floor plans, make keys, customer service, stock, load/unload trucks
  • Stock, load /unload trucks, set up pallets.
  • load and unload trucks, help customers, put up freight etc
  • Mix paint, customer service,stock shelfs, take inventory and order inventory, unload trucks

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10. Sales Floor

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Here's how Sales Floor is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Assigned primarily to one zone on the sales floor, but may be required to work in other areas.
  • Assisted department manager in ordering and maintaining the in-stock of the sales floor using a hand-held computer.
  • Completed floor replenishment to maximize product on the sales floor in the Hardware and Floral department.
  • Received product in receiving with RF scanner & sent scanned product to sales floor.
  • Maintained and organized the stability of both the sales floor and the receiving area.
  • Maintained established merchandising standards, including window, sales floor and promotional displays.
  • Ensured that the sales floor was clean and organized at all times.
  • Maintain sales floor to be clean and fully stocked with product.
  • Trained staff on daily routines and tasks and lead sales floor.
  • Helped unload freight in back room and delivered to sales floor.
  • Work sales floor assisting customers by providing great customer service.
  • Receive, open, unpack and issue sales floor merchandise.
  • Merchandised hardware product across the department and sales floor.
  • Managed freight in backroom and on the sales floor.
  • Provided friendly assistance to customers on sales floor.
  • Provided customer service on the sales floor.
  • Maintain a clean and organized sales floor.
  • Merchandised, restocked and maintained sales floor.
  • Assisted customers on the sales floor.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor.

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11. Special Orders

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Here's how Special Orders is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Scan online special orders into the system and notify customers for merchandise pick-up.
  • Placed special orders and called other stores to find desired items for customers.
  • Assist customers with special orders and installed sales.
  • Followed up with internet orders and in house special orders .

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12. RAN

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Here's how RAN is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Guaranteed positive customer experiences and resolved all customer complaints.
  • Designed: asymmetric and symmetric DSL transceiver reference designs for multiple platforms including ADSL/DMT, HDSL, and SHDSL, etc.
  • Inspect, test, adjust and certify assemblies, parts and systems for compliance with quality assurance practices.
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  • Educated customers about the brand to incite excitement about the company's mission and values.
  • Retained knowledge of all policies, procedures and duties related to customer transactions.
  • Worked as a team member to stock shelves and maintain store appearance.
  • Arrange merchandise displays, cleaned rooms or work areas, greeted customers.
  • Monitored entrances, exits and fitting rooms for signs of theft.
  • Mark and store parts in stockrooms according to prearranged systems.
  • Arrange and direct delivery and installation of products and equipment.
  • Prioritized and accomplished wide range of tasks each shift.
  • Maintain the overall appearance of the Hardware Department.
  • Marked clearance products with updated price tags.
  • Transport packages to customers' vehicles.
  • Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with new or transferred merchandise.
  • Provided prompt customer service by performing required transactions Maintained and awareness of all promotions and advertisements throughout the store.
  • Position: Lot Associate Responsibilities: Parking Lot maintenance and outside building maintenance and appearance.
  • Processed over 100 transactions each day in a timely manner.
  • sell warranties and power tools.

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13. Customer Questions

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Here's how Customer Questions is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Addressed customer questions and concerns with an emphasis on meeting and/or exceeding customer expectations.
  • Answered customer questions regarding store merchandise, department information and pricing.
  • Assisted with customer questions regarding Plumbing and Electrical construction.
  • Answered customer questions regarding products.
  • Answered customer questions concerning price, location, and use of merchandise.
  • Responded to customer questions and requests in a prompt and efficient manner.
  • Answer customer questions, and provide information on procedures or policies.
  • Answer customer questions to better understand the needs of customers.
  • Answer customer questions about policies, Services, and products.

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14. Pallet Jack

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Here's how Pallet Jack is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Loaded, unloaded & retrieved merchandise using a Forklift, Reach Truck, Order Picker & Electric Pallet Jack.
  • Operated various types of material handling equipment such as fork lift, hand cart pallet jack and forklift.
  • Trained and received certifications for reach truck, forklift, order picker, and a motorized pallet jack.
  • Unloaded delivery trucks and stacked merchandise on pallets, using pallet jacks to pull merchandise to correct departments.
  • Operated pallet jacks and other equipment to facilitate product rotation, stocking, and inventory maintenance.
  • Unload trucks using fork trucks; reach trucks, electric and manual pallet jacks.
  • Inventory and Stock Crew, including use of electric pallet jack and forklift.
  • Operated materiel handling equipment to include manual or electric pallet jack.
  • Operate pallet jack to move product throughout the store.
  • Operated warehouse equipment such as pallet jack and forklift.
  • License Forklift License Electric Pallet jack license
  • operated baler, operated pallet jack and other heavy euipment to move prducts and displays around store.

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15. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Assist customers with extensive knowledge of power tools, pneumatic tools, and hand tools.
  • Provided customer service and knowledge of power tools and hand tools to customers.
  • Assembled bicycles, using hand tools and portable power tools.
  • Adjust or replace equipment parts, such as rollers, belts, plugs, or caps, using hand tools.
  • Stocked shelves with product Made sales to people (Power Tools and Hand Tools)

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16. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Worked side by side with the department manager in overseeing daily operations, stocking expectations, category resets and inventory control.
  • Initiated inventory control measures to sustain stock levels, and helped to order new inventories.
  • Well organized and skilled in inventory control, cashier management and order processing.
  • Inventory control; including re-ordering, merchandise re-stocking, and truck unloading.
  • Stocked shelves and maintain isles by using inventory control scanner.
  • Inventory control; Count, order, and stock inventory.
  • Assist in inventory control and ensuring safety measures.

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17. Inventory Management

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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Utilize computer applications for inventory management and locating products as well as submitting safety check lists.
  • Counted and labeled stock for inventory management.

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18. Purchase Decisions

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Here's how Purchase Decisions is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Provided customer service, including directing customers to products, answering questions about goods, or assisting in purchase decisions.

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19. Hardware Products

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Here's how Hardware Products is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Communicate and respond efficiently to customers questions, locates merchandise and provides assistance to customers regarding hardware products.
  • Provided informed and courteous customer service to patrons seeking general and specific hardware products.
  • Assist customers, down stocking of merchandise, knowledge of all tools and hardware products.
  • Assist customers in locating correct hardware products; make recommendations on specific products.
  • Demonstrate use of hardware products and equipment.
  • Helped customers with inquiries on hardware products.
  • Inventory and restocking of hardware products.
  • Organized and supervised the stocking of the store\'s hardware products.

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20. Customer Complaints

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Here's how Customer Complaints is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Communicated customer requests to upper management that helped in a 75% reduction in customer complaints.
  • Investigated and resolved customer complaints or issues to strengthen store reputation and grow customer retention.
  • Checked customers out, greeted customers, solved customer complaints and problems as a cashier.
  • Provide customer service and resolve customer complaints.
  • Handled quarries and customer complaints.
  • Resolved all customer complaints in a professional manner while prioritizing customer satisfaction.
  • Resolve customer complaints and issues in a proactive manner.

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21. Re-Key Locks

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Here's how Re-Key Locks is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Use equipment to cut keys, rope and chain and re-key locks.
  • Trained to re-key locks and cut new keys for customers.
  • Trained new associates how to re-key locks and mix paint.
  • Stock Manages inventory Assist customers with materials Maintain work area Sales Re-key Locks
  • General Customer Service -Pack down -Make keys -Re-Key Locks -Deliveries -Freight -Order picker Lift Certified

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22. In-Stock Condition

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Here's how In-Stock Condition is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Maintained the in-stock condition of assigned areas, and ensured a clean and safe environment for clients.
  • Maintain in-stock condition of assigned area; ensure that it is clean, and safe.
  • Maintain in-stock conditions of assigned areas and ensuring that its clean, safe and shoppable Ensuring that customers needs are met.

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23. Customers Needs

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Here's how Customers Needs is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Upgraded clients computing abilities by assembling computers to the customers needs and installing business software on those computers.
  • Go above and beyond for the customers needs making sure they're taken care of on daily basis.
  • Provided assistance, solved customers needs by knowing how to provide basic service in adjacent departments.
  • Utilized excellent listening skills to listen to customers needs and assist them with their projects.
  • Maintain stock of items in specific department to ensure customers needs are met.
  • Assess customers needs and provide assistance and information on product features
  • Responded to all customers needs/Called on customer orders for pick up
  • Responded to written and telephone requests for customers needs.
  • Worked everywhere in store.Skills UsedStocking, provided for customers needs and answered their questions.

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24. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Maintained safety throughout departments around merchandise and heavy equipment.

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25. Stock Items

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Here's how Stock Items is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Achieved customer satisfaction by resourcing out-of-stock items for home delivery
  • Work with the out of stock items by checking that they have been ordered and when they will arrive.
  • Mark stock items using identification tags, stamps, electric marking tools, or other labeling equipment.
  • Examined and inspected stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to supervisors.
  • Stock items on sale for customers and perform maintenance around work area.
  • Stock items out of there boxes.
  • Receive and unload merchandise Load merchandise on assigned pallets Stock items in right location Greet an assist customers Inventory

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26. Hardware Items

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Here's how Hardware Items is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Advise customers on their needs for projects with thorough knowledge of hardware items and services.
  • Maintained a clean work area while building Garden/Hardware items.
  • Keep accurate records of in stock hardware items
  • Mixed paint and stocked hardware items.

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27. Door Locks

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Here's how Door Locks is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Specialized in cutting keys and re-keying door locks Assisted with cutting lumber for customers.
  • Serviced customers with rekey lock service as well as repaired pre-existing door locks.

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28. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Make paint and answer customer phone calls for hardware and housewares.
  • Delivered 100% customer satisfaction by answering phone calls in a timely manner and effectively processed and mixed paint orders.
  • Answered customer telephone calls promptly and in an appropriate manner.

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29. Building Materials

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Here's how Building Materials is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Worked in hardware dept as well as electrical, plumbing, building materials and window/door depts.
  • Worked in store plumbing sales/ help , hardware, building materials and order puller, stocker.

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30. Service Desk

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Here's how Service Desk is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Cashier, customer service, service desk, customer loading & unloading.
  • Assist the customers and get the returns from the customer service desk.
  • Promote services in regards to tool rental and pro service desk Demonstrate superior customer service skills.

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31. Hardware Tools

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Here's how Hardware Tools is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Promoted to Hardware Associate and assisted customers by helping to identify hardware tools most appropriate for home or business repair projects.
  • Provided customer service to customers seeking hardware tools, paint and other merchandize in that section.

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32. Online Orders

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Here's how Online Orders is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Help in the back in receiving with online orders and unloading trucks.
  • Handled online orders and over the phone sales.
  • Completed patron's delivery and online orders.
  • Check out customers (P.O.S System), assist with pre- orders, and online orders as well.

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33. Entire Project

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Here's how Entire Project is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • provide information on product features , and knowing related products to sell an entire project.

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34. Sales Goals

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Here's how Sales Goals is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Assist in meeting department sales goals through consultative selling, and being informed about the department s current sales.
  • Exceeded personal sales goals for three quarters in a row.

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35. Security Practices

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Here's how Security Practices is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.

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36. Front End

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Here's how Front End is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Started as a front end cashier, and quickly advanced to the return desk and RTV receiving.
  • Cross trained in many departments including customer service and front end services.

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37. Delivery Trucks

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Here's how Delivery Trucks is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Stocked and binned the freight from the delivery trucks.

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38. Product Selection

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Here's how Product Selection is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Assist customers in making product selections, based on customers' needs, product specifications, and applicable regulations.
  • Offer color matching expertise and paint product selection advice.
  • Mix and match color and paint , also help with product selection advice and receiving product.

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39. Customer Orders

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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Fill customer orders from stock.
  • Filled propane tanks Stocked feed Stocked hardware Inventory of feed and hardware Placed customer orders Customer service

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40. Different Departments

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Here's how Different Departments is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Unload and stock product to shelves Forklift operator Attended to customers in 3 different departments of the store.

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41. DIY

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Here's how DIY is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Helped customers find the products they need to do their DIY projects and maintain their homes.
  • Performed weekly demonstrations for (DIY) customers with the latest power tools and hand tools.
  • Provided strategy to customers in DIY projects using my background knowledge and experiences.
  • Provide excellent customer service, department knowledge and DIY advise.
  • Assisted in solving DIY projects for home, garden, as well as workspace.

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42. Right Tools

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Here's how Right Tools is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Help customers find the right tools and equipment for their home or commercial projects.
  • Helped customers find the right tools they needed to finish their home projects.
  • Helped customers find the right tools, or part they need.

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43. Loss Prevention

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44. Greeting Customers

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Here's how Greeting Customers is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Take responsibility for greeting customers, locating products, price-checking items, and organizing store shelvesand displays.
  • Help assist customers with finding materialsCut keysGreeting customers in a customer friendly wayOrganizing freight

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45. Product Placement

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Here's how Product Placement is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Assisted customers with product placement throughout the store.
  • Use of planograms to assure proper product placement.

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46. POS

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Here's how POS is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Gathered and verified all required customer information for tracking purposes.
  • Developed positive customer relationships through friendly greetings and excellent service.
  • Posted recycled computer parts such as monitors, hard drives, eternal drivers, and internal network cards onto marketing website.
  • Insured all merchandise, supplies, and equipment are properly accounted for and secured from possible theft and/or spoilage.
  • Assisted customers and added both accessories and protection to each item to ensure the best satisfaction possible.
  • Support a LAN networks composed of computers using Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, Routers and switches.
  • Executed managerial tasks (Register counting; Cash-out, Bank Deposits, Inventory).
  • Attend weekly management training classes in preparation for management position with on the company.
  • Arrived to work with positive attitude ready to provide efficient and quality work.
  • Maintained positive attitude to make customer's shopping experiences memorable and pleasant.
  • Mentored new sales associates to contribute to the store's positive culture.
  • Position: Promotions, Scouting talent, Working events/musical shows.
  • Recommend disposal of excess, defective, or obsolete stock.
  • Post signage for the various products and prepare for sales.
  • Received positive reviews and evaluations of work and attitude.
  • Scanned all merchandise throughout the store for yearly inventory purpose
  • Opened and closed the store, which included counting cash drawers and making bank deposits.
  • Moved up to the position of funder/closer.
  • organize and stack lumber neat,find out what the problem the costumer has and solve the best way possible
  • Restocked department every shift Cleaned up shelves every shift Helped customers in any way possible Help with cashiering whenever needed

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47. Product Information

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Here's how Product Information is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Recognized for increasing sales through successful sharing of product information.
  • Provide accurate product information, photography needs, pricing materials, and design center selling tools for all new introductions.
  • Provide product information to customers, includes power and hand tools.

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48. Credit Card Transactions

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Here's how Credit Card Transactions is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Operated a cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions.
  • Handled cash, checks, and credit card transactions.
  • Provide Excellent customer service Process cash, check and credit card transactions.

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49. Stock Product

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Here's how Stock Product is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Check availability of out-of-stock products.
  • Organize product and preform focused pack-down on low stock and out of stock products utilizing store lift equipment.
  • Recommended, selected and helped locate and obtain out-of-stock product based on customer requests.
  • Make recommendations on out of stock products and help locate and obtain upon request.
  • Stock product on to shelf.
  • Assist customers with questions Stock products in department Inventory completed
  • Stock product as it comes in Help customers as needed Maintained mass equipment for the company.
  • Assist customers with inquiries and purchases Restock product in Department Secure higher-priced items with anti-theft devices Perform inventory duties Arranged merchandise displays

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50. Clean Department

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Here's how Clean Department is used in Hardware Associate jobs:
  • Provide excellent customer service, Stock incoming freight, clean department and process all returned merchandise per opening and closing procedures.
  • Maintained an organized and clean department.
  • mix paint assist customers and stock and clean department,was twice employee of the month

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20 Most Common Skills For A Hardware Associate

Customer Service

35.2%

New Merchandise

18.0%

Customer Assistance

7.2%

Hardware Department

6.4%

Safety Procedures

5.0%

Product Knowledge

4.3%

Depot

3.6%

Stock Shelves

3.0%

Unload Trucks

2.4%

Sales Floor

2.3%

Special Orders

1.8%

RAN

1.8%

Customer Questions

1.7%

Pallet Jack

1.3%

Hand Tools

1.3%

Inventory Control

1.2%

Inventory Management

1.0%

Purchase Decisions

0.9%

Hardware Products

0.9%

Customer Complaints

0.9%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Hardware Associate

Rank Skill
1 Customer Service 30.1%
2 New Merchandise 15.4%
3 Customer Assistance 6.2%
4 Hardware Department 5.5%
5 Safety Procedures 4.3%
6 Product Knowledge 3.6%
7 Depot 3.0%
8 Stock Shelves 2.6%
9 Unload Trucks 2.1%
10 Sales Floor 1.9%
11 Special Orders 1.5%
12 RAN 1.5%
13 Customer Questions 1.4%
14 Pallet Jack 1.1%
15 Hand Tools 1.1%
16 Inventory Control 1.1%
17 Inventory Management 0.9%
18 Purchase Decisions 0.8%
19 Hardware Products 0.8%
20 Customer Complaints 0.7%
21 Re-Key Locks 0.7%
22 In-Stock Condition 0.7%
23 Customers Needs 0.6%
24 Heavy Equipment 0.6%
25 Stock Items 0.6%
26 Hardware Items 0.6%
27 Door Locks 0.6%
28 Phone Calls 0.5%
29 Building Materials 0.5%
30 Service Desk 0.5%
31 Hardware Tools 0.5%
32 Online Orders 0.5%
33 Entire Project 0.5%
34 Sales Goals 0.5%
35 Security Practices 0.5%
36 Front End 0.4%
37 Delivery Trucks 0.4%
38 Product Selection 0.4%
39 Customer Orders 0.4%
40 Different Departments 0.4%
41 DIY 0.4%
42 Right Tools 0.4%
43 Loss Prevention 0.4%
44 Greeting Customers 0.4%
45 Product Placement 0.4%
46 POS 0.4%
47 Product Information 0.4%
48 Credit Card Transactions 0.4%
49 Stock Product 0.3%
50 Clean Department 0.3%
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