BATAVIA, Ill., Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ALDI, the nation's low-price grocery leader*, will host hiring events throughout the United States during the month of August for more than 2,500 positions, a significant step toward achieving its goal of creating 10,000 new jobs by the end of 2018. With more than 1,400 stores in 32 states, ALDI has Store Associate, Shift Manager and Manager Trainee roles available, offering wages higher than the national average for the retail industry.
Employing approximately 20,000 people in the US, ALDI maintains a long track record as an employer of choice, offering generous wages and benefits, as well as frequent pay increases commensurate with time of service. ALDI employees averaging 25 hours per week are eligible for full health insurance benefits and dental coverage. Additionally, all employees are offered the opportunity to participate in the company's 401(k) program, in which ALDI makes annual matching contributions.
ALDI is in the midst of its strategic plan to open 650 new locations across the country, bringing its total number of US stores to nearly 2,000 coast-to-coast by the end of 2018. ALDI will open its first stores in Southern California in March 2016. Local hiring events begin in September 2015, creating more than 1,100 quality jobs by the end of 2016 for its new stores, as well as at the company's regional headquarters and warehouse in Moreno Valley, Calif.
"As we continue to expand and meet increased demand for high-quality, fresh groceries at a great value, these hiring events are critical to finding the best possible talent to serve our customers," said Jason Hart, CEO, ALDI US. "We firmly believe that our employees are the key to our success and their commitment to customer service is one of the reasons why we're growing at an accelerated pace. To attract and retain the best talent, we have a strong track record of being an employer of choice, rewarding our employees for their continued service and promoting from within."
For details regarding local hiring events, including dates, locations, open positions and salary information, please visit www.ALDIstorejobs.com/events or checkout our ALDI Career Facebook page www.facebook.com/ALDIUSACareers.
About ALDI Inc.
A leader in the grocery retailing industry, ALDI operates more than 1,400 US stores in 32 states, primarily from Kansas to the East Coast. More than 30 million customers each month save up to 50 percent** on their grocery bills, benefiting from the ALDI simple and streamlined approach to retailing. ALDI sells more than 1,300 of the most frequently purchased grocery and household items, primarily under its exclusive brands, which must meet or exceed the national name brands on taste and quality. ALDI is so confident in the quality of its products, the company offers a Double Guarantee: If for any reason a customer is not 100 percent satisfied with any ALDI food product, ALDI will gladly replace the product and refund the purchase price. ALDI was named the 2014 Retailer of the Year by Store Brands Magazine for its strong commitment to value and innovation-focused private brand product development. For more information about ALDI, visit www.aldi.us.
*According to a survey of more than 6,000 consumers conducted in March 2014 by Market Force Information.
**Based upon a price comparison of comparable products sold at leading national retail grocery stores.