Administrative Assistant @ United Hardware

Administrative Assistant: United Hardware Distributing in Plymouth, MN is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant for our Merchandising Department.

United Hardware Distributing Co. is a full-line wholesale hardware distributor providing products, retail programs and support services to independent retailers. Headquartered in Plymouth, MN, United Hardware services dealers from its 400,000 square foot distribution center in Milbank, SD and delivers to locations in 18 states.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Answers phone calls from dealers and vendors (provides information on pricing and products)

  • Maintains current product information on the database, i.e. description, pack, weight, factory numbers, pricing, fine line class and vendor file maintenance

  • Prepares and processes new item worksheets (checks for accuracy)

  • Prepares new item catalog sheets, and sends to marketing. Obtains art and copies from vendors. Proofs and corrects errors in the catalog and advertisements

  • Inputs vendor information on-line

  • Distributes mail for department

  • Copies, faxes and files as necessary

  • Assists in layout and other duties relating to dealer mailings and bulletins

  • Input and maintain on-line market information

  • Handle discrepant receiving reports

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to multitask, organize, prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Basic clerical knowledge

  • Analytical

  • Typing skills


  • Medical

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Dental

  • Life Insurance

  • LTD Insurance

  • 401k

  • Employee Purchase Program

  • Company Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays

Qualified candidates interested in working in a team environment should apply online by clicking on the following link:

Rebecca Armstrong

Human Resources Associate

Fax ' (763) 550-2570

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