Purchasing Assistant @ United Hardware Distributing


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

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)

  • Inputs and maintains part setup information in appropriate systems as directed by Merchandise Managers including pricing, description, pack, weight, factory numbers, pricing, hierarchy and vendor file maintenance

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

  • Obtains and proofs art and copy from vendors for promotional advertisements

  • Inputs and maintains vendor setup information in appropriate systems

  • Input and maintain on-line market information

  • Handle discrepant receiving reports and unknown receipts

  • Maintain good attendance record by being present for work each day as scheduled

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: http://newsite.unitedhardware.com/Content/CareersCorp

Questions? Contact:

Rebecca Armstrong




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