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True Value Overview

Chicago, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
1948
Company - Private
Home Centers & Hardware Stores
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Working at True Value

True Value Company, headquartered in Chicago, is one of the world’s leading hardlines wholesalers with a globally recognized brand and over 70 years’ experience serving independent hardware retailers. True Value Company provides its customers in over ... Read more

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    True Value Members and Associates come together from around the country and around the world as one team, with one vision and shared values.

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    True Value Company - - ECommerce Merchandiser - Chicago IL 60631

    This role will ensure that our online merchandising approach is aligned with the goals and objectives that support True Value’s overall Omni Channel strategy.

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True Value – Why Work For Us?


​​​​​​​​Join a company that values the best

True Value Company, headquartered in Chicago, is one of the world’s leading hardlines wholesalers with a globally recognized brand and over 70 years’ experience serving independent hardware retailers. True Value Company provides its customers in over 60 countries an expansive product set with market-customized assortments at highly competitive prices, superior product availability, innovative marketing programs and a la carte value-added services like eCommerce ship-to-store, store remodel support and True Value University all within a flexible model which requires no membership. Serving over 4,400 stores worldwide, additional information on True Value is available at www.truevaluecompany.com.

At True Value Company, we're looking for the best. Whether you're launching your career or building your professional experience, we offer a rewarding environment where you can achieve your potential. 

We support a spirit of entrepreneurial thinking, appreciate a passion for excellence, and foster a workplace that promotes teamwork and shared knowledge - all without losing sight of your individuality.

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus
  • Driven to Succeed
  • Stewardship
 

 

​​​​​​​​The benefits of working with the best​​​​​​​​

In today's competitive business environment, we are committed to setting industry and market standards in support of our retailers and corporate operations. To reach these goals, we ask our associates to give us their all. In return, we offer all the benefits of working with professionals who are dedicated to putting their best foot forward every day.


In addition to rewarding jobs, valuable experience and compensation that matches your commitment to excellence, True Value Company offers a total benefits package that acknowledges your contribution and performance.

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In today's competitive business environment, we are committed to setting industry and market standards in support of our retailers and corporate operations. To reach these goals, we ask our associates to give us their all. In return, we offer all the benefits of working with professionals who are dedicated to putting their best foot forward every day.


In addition to rewarding jobs, valuable experience and compensation that matches your commitment to excellence, True Value Company offers a total benefits package that acknowledges your contribution and performance.


  • Medical Care, including Prescription Coverage
  • Dental Care
  • Vision Care
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Healthcare and/or Dependent Care

​​​​​​​​Benefits for continuing education​​​​​​​​

When you grow, we all grow. True Value is a company that invests in your professional development. We provide opportunities you can leverage to enhance your knowledge and accelerate your career. Whether you’re looking to improve technical, team and leadership skills or pursuing an advanced degree, we offer education and opportunities to achieve your personal best.


Continuing education benefits and resources include:


  • True Value University (TVU) - a comprehensive resource for skills training and professional education
  • Tuition reimbursement for approved graduate-level courses



​​​​​​​​Benefits for financial security​​​​​​​​

  • Short-Term Disability *
  • Long-Term Disability (Basic* and Supplemental)
  • Long-Term Care
  • Life Insurance (Basic* and Supplemental)
  • AD&D Insurance (Basic* and Supplemental)
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Legal Services Plan
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance*
  • 401(k) Savings Plan (with Guaranteed Matching* and Discretionary Profit Sharing*)


* Company provided.



​​​​​​​​Benefits that inspire work/life balance​​​​​​​​

Our company is growing, but our environment has a family feel. Our people are True Value's greatest asset. They're at the core of our brand. They exemplify what our name is all about. As our company continues to move forward, we're focused on attracting the best and brightest - with benefits to help balance personal and work responsibilities.


  • Wholesale Prices on Merchandise
  • Volunteerism Opportunities
  • Access to Leadership
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Personal Days
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Program
  • Business Casual Dress (with Jeans Fridays)
  • Employee Appreciation and Events
  • Adoption Assistance


Additional benefits at Retail Support Center:


  • On-site Fitness Center
  • On-site ATM
  • On-site Deli and Convenience Store
  • Free Parking
  • Convenient to Public Transportation

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY STATEMENT


True Value Company is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex/gender (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected legal status, under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
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    I have been working at True Value full-time

    Pros

    Company culture and personal growth opportunities are outstanding

    Cons

    Lean departments can mean there is a lot to get done when things are busy

    Advice to Management

    Continue investing in areas that are seeing growth, and keep up the good work in moving the company forward!

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True Value Photos

True Value photo of: Our 2016 Fall Stewardship Campaign raised over $700,000 to fund programs for underserved children and make a positive difference in our communities
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True Value Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at True Value (Dallas, TX) in July 2014.

    Interview

    The interview was pretty simple. Straight to the point questions. Not much of an interview, it was more along the lines of a chit chat to see my personality. I was referred to by an employee and also they needed someone in quick to full the spot.

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