Ace Hardware Veteran Employer Profile


Veterans Win with Ace

People are the foundation of what makes Ace great. What sets us apart are the values we live by every day – many of which likely contributed to your successful military career – Winning, Excellence, Love, Integrity, Gratitude, Humility and Teamwork.

Ace Hardware is proud to help our country’s heroes as they transition to new careers. If you're passionate about your career and want to contribute to a company you can believe in, consider sharing your talent with us. Join us in continuing our legacy of making Ace "the helpful place."

Ace History

About Us

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. 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 have distribution capabilities in Ningbo, China; Colon, Panama; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Its retailers' stores are in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and approximately 55 countries.

Career Opportunities at Ace

Corporate & Retail Support Center Positions
The Ace Corporate Team provides our retailers high quality products and consultative services, enabling them to continue increasing their market share in the convenience niche within the home improvement industry.
Apply for a Corporate or RSC Position

Retail Positions
What began as a small chain of stores established by a group of Chicago-area hardware dealers in 1924 has evolved into a leader in the convenience hardware market.
Apply for a Retail Position

Q&A with Kevin Shephard

Kevin Shephard

Outbound Supervisor, Wilmer, Texas Retail Support Center
U.S. Army and National Guard.
Click here for the Q&A.

Why Should You Consider Ace?

Work – We work hard, play hard and love what we do.
Ace has a 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 the marketplace.

Life – Make it what you want.
Ace believes getting the support you need to shape your life today and plan for tomorrow is important to bringing your best self to work. We offer highly competitive benefits that address life’s necessities.

Balance – Have time for yourself and others.
At Ace, we’re encouraged to take vacation. Our vacation policy is designed for employees to take time to relax and re-energize themselves throughout the year. Also, we support eligible employees' military service in the Armed Forces and will grant a leave of absence for such purposes in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

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Ace’s Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision
To be the best, most helpful hardware stores on the planet

Our Mission
To be the best provider of products, services and operating methods for convenience hardware retailers around the globe

Our Values
Winning, Excellence, Love, Integrity, Gratitude, Humility and Teamwork