Hajoca Corporation – Why Work For Us?

Who are We?

Hajoca Corporation is a wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating and industrial supplies. In fact, we’re the largest privately held wholesale distributor of these supplies in the country.

We have hundreds of locations in the United States. We’re a large company with a rich history and strong foundation that offers stability to its employees. We enjoy big-company advantages, such as modern technology systems and a comprehensive benefits package. But when you visit our individual locations, you get more of a small company feel. Our employee teams operate like a family unit. We conduct business under unique trade names and our approach is customized, honoring what’s special about each local marketplace.

Our culture is decentralized. We believe the important decisions should be made by the experts – the employees who serve a community – not executives in a distant corporate headquarters. The people who love working at Hajoca are comfortable with autonomy and accountability, skilled at smart decision-making and relish hard work. Because you run the business like it’s yours, you get paid like it’s yours. A significant portion of each location’s annual profits are distributed among its employees and based on individual contributions. It’s a culture well-suited for exceptional people who use their talents to drive business success.


What's in a Name?

There are many theories about how Hajoca got its name...

Is a Hajoca a type of historic plumbing fixture? It's a great guess, especially considering we've been around since 1858. But that's not it.

Is Hajoca named after the town where it was established? That's not it either. Hajoca was founded in Philadelphia, PA and we are still headquartered right outside of the city today.

Was there a Mr. Hajoca? Well not quite, but you're onto something now!

Our name is derived from the last names of three visionaries who saw a demand for indoor plumbing (a relatively new concept in the 19th century) and vowed to make it easily available:
William H. HAines, Thomas J. JOnes and Joel CAdbury: HAJOCA for short


Today, we are the nation's largest privately held wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating and industrial supplies.


We Are Family

We're a diverse family with a unique blend of cultures, histories and traditions…and we're proud of it!  It's our passion that connects us, and sets us apart.  We go the extra mile, every time, to deliver unparalleled service, unwavering integrity and unfailing reliability.  We proudly operate under these names:

  • Able Distributing
  • Able Kitchen & Bath Showplace
  • Apex Supply
  • The Bath Showcase
  • Bud's Plumbing
  • Buttes/Center State Pipe & Supply
  • Conestoga Supply & Heating
  • Cowan Supply
  • Dahl Distinctive Design
  • Dahl Plumbing
  • Dahl Decorative Kitchen & Bath
  • Decker's Plumbing Supply
  • Easter & Sons
  • European Bath, Kitchen, Tile & Stone
  • Gloucester Plumbing Supply
  • G.P. Norton Co.
  • Gorman Company
  • Gorman's Bath Gallery
  • Hajoca-Able
  • Hajoca Corporation
  • Hajoca Waterworks
  • Heieck Supply
  • Hughes Supply
  • Inland Pipe and Supply
  • Iowa Wholesale Supply
  • J & H Aitcheson
  • Keenan - Dahl Supply
  • Keenan Supply
  • Kelly's Pipe & Supply
  • Lee L. Dopkin
  • The Majestic Bath
  • McDonald Supply
  • Moore Supply Company
  • New Britain Plumbing Supply
  • Penstan
  • Peabody Supply Company
  • The Plumbery Bath and Kitchen Studio
  • Ram Pipe and Supply
  • Rex Pipe and Supply
  • Richards Plumbing and Heating Supply
  • Roberts-Hamilton
  • The Bath & Kitchen Showplace
  • The Bath & Kitchen Showplace by Weinstein
  • The Plumbing Warehouse
  • Thorson - Keenan Supply
  • Treaty Supply
  • United Plumbing Supply
  • Visalia Pipe & Supply
  • Weinstein Supply
  • Welker-McKee Supply

Managers--are you looking for a challenging and extremely rewarding career?

You’ve been working for a while and you crave more, right? The work you’ve done so far has been a good stepping stone, but you’re capable of even greater things and when you look back in 5, 10 or 15 years, you want to be sure you’ve done everything possible to reach your full potential. So, you’re getting back out there to look for entrepreneurial jobs.

Well, you’ve found Hajoca’s Profit Center Manager position so you’re already on your way to an entrepreneur’s job! Now take our advice and seize the opportunity…we guarantee it will be the best move you ever make.

Hajoca offers you the ultimate chance for the next place you work to be your last. We put you through an accelerated training program where you’ll be exposed to all aspects of our business, from the warehouse to the office. You’ll be hands on every day with customers, with products, with a dedicated team of experts. You’ll be presented with opportunities and challenges, and there’s no limit to what you can achieve in the short term as manager in training and once you’re invited to manage your own business.

If drive is a word that best describes you then your proven success, solid work ethic, leadership experience and charisma are just some of the reasons you’d be an ideal candidate to manage a Hajoca location. In this role, you will work much like an independent business owner with the leeway to run things as you see fit. Along with this autonomy comes great responsibility and high expectations, but with your entrepreneurial spirit and exceptional driving record so far, we are quite confident to give you the wheel.

What does an entrepreneurial spirit mean to us? It really knows no boundaries, but here are a few examples…

  • You thrive with guidelines instead of limits
  • You color outside the lines
  • You work best when you call the shots without having to bounce every decision off of a higher power
  • You love being part of a team, working hard and teamwork
  • You can’t imagine doing anything else but managing your own business

See what Hajoca opportunities await you on the road ahead.


Management Development Program

How can your degree pay off for you immediately and long-term?
It's simple. Join Hajoca's Management Development Program and instantly start training for a career managing your own business in just three years.

This program is a source of external talent for leadership positions. We hire high-potential people and place them in top-performing locations where they learn from Hajoca's most proven leaders. Our success driven management trainees are prepared for a leadership role at an expedited pace. They learn how to thrive in our decentralized culture, they acquire comprehensive product knowledge and they master every job function. In exchange for their dedication, trainees get personalized training, financial rewards and career growth. They also work alongside a dedicated team in a fun environment where their responsibilities are diverse and their actions make measurable contributions to Hajoca's success.

So what do we look for in applicants to the program?

1. A Bachelor's degree with a solid GPA
2. Demonstrated leadership in educational, athletic, professional or social activities
3. Willingness to relocate
4. Desire to run your own business
5. Passion for challenging and rewarding work
6. A wide breadth of skills
7. A 90 MPH fast ball...

...OK, we're kidding about the last one!

Seriously speaking, we invite only the cream of the crop into our Management Development Program. We seek quality over quantity. We take raw potential and cultivate it. We look for brainpower and willpower. If you have drive and imagination, if you set high expectations and have the determination to exceed them, please visit www.hajocacareers.com to find out more about our great training program and to view current openings.

Jobs and Benefits

So you want to work for Hajoca? Well, we couldn’t be happier! We firmly believe our employees drive our success and we’re always looking for talented people to help build the company. Whether you’ve just graduated from college or you’ve got work experience under your belt, we’d really like to meet you and see if you fit somewhere with us. As long as you bring your work ethic, dedication, passion and entrepreneurial spirit, we’ll provide a stimulating and challenging environment with opportunity for professional gain and financial reward. Job opportunities range from sales to warehouse to administrative to management…and everything in between.


We hope you can see the benefits of working for Hajoca. But just in case you need another reason, we are pleased to offer the following benefits to all our full-time employees:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life / AD&D Insurance
  • Supplement Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Eligible Health Care and/or Dependent Care
  • Long Term Disability
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays

We are pleased to offer the following benefits to all qualified employees:

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Cash Account Plan
  • Profit Sharing Opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program,


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    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Hajoca Corporation (Atlanta, GA) in August 2015.


    The interview process took about a month. Once I received the initial response to my application, I was invited to take a couple of short tests. A week later a phone interview followed. After completing those, about 2 weeks later the actual hiring manger called. Expect the process to take some time if you are applying for a management position. They are really want to make sure that you are a good fit both for the position and the company.

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Additional Info

Website www.hajoca.com
Headquarters Ardmore, PA
Size 1001 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1858
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Hajoca Corporation is a wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating and industrial supplies. In fact, we're the largest privately held wholesale distributor of these supplies in the country. We know what you're thinking…what does this mean, exactly? Well, we buy construction-related items – like air conditioners and toilets (very important for buildings and homes ... More

Mission: We're a diverse family with a unique blend of cultures, histories and traditions…and we're proud of it! It's our passion that connects us, and sets us apart. We go the extra mile, every time, to deliver unparalleled service, unwavering integrity and unfailing reliability for our customers.

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