Our 120+ year history has earned us a solid reputation as one of Illinois's leading hardware store chains. That reputation has helped us grow tremendously over the years, and it continues to help us grow as we look toward the future.

Hours: Stores are open Monday to Friday: 08:00am to 07:00pm, Saturday: 08:00am to 06:00pm and Sunday: 08:00am to 06:00pm.  Some holidays have shortened hours and we are closed New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas day

Age Eligibility: Candidates must be 16+ years old or have valid work permit


Career Opportunities: stock associate, sales associate, Water Street sales associate, cashier, key holder, inventory coordinator, freight coordinator, training coordinator, merchandising coordinator, store services coordinator, assistant store manager, store manager, administrative and back office roles


Company Culture:  Our Core Values guide us as individuals and as a company.  They are the foundation for every decision made.  Our vales outline our commitment to our customers, our associates and the communities we serve.


Presence: Whitmore Ace hardware currently operates 7 stores Will, Kankakee and Grundy Counties.  We are always looking to expand and provide growth opportunities for our associates


Services: Whitmore Ace Hardware offers a wide range of products and services for our customers.  Top departments include lawn care, paint, Water Street boutique,  Work Wear, electrical, plumbing, tools, home improvement and hardware products to its shoppers. The company also provides some additional services like instruction classes and repairs for many needs around the home.


Community Initiatives: Whitmore Ace Hardware works closely with local community organizations with fundraising initiatives.  In 2018 we raised 83,464.05 for Lurie’s Children’s Hospital and look to increase that amount each year.