Aldi, voted Britain’s Favourite Supermarket at the Good Housekeeping Institute Food Awards 2019, is recruiting for a number of colleagues in Cumbria, as a result of its continued popularity and growth across the region.
In a welcome boost to the local economy, the leading discount supermarket is looking for two Assistant Store Managers and 20 Store Assistants across its stores in Carlisle, Penrith, Cockermouth, Workington and Whitehaven.
Aldi is a multiple award-winning employer, offering one of the best working environments in the UK and one of the highest rates of pay in the supermarket sector, with the majority of Aldi colleagues now receiving a minimum rate of £9.10 per hour, regardless of their age.
Aldi’s Assistant Store Manager role is perfect for those looking to develop their management skills. Assistant Store Managers are responsible for supporting the Store Manager to reach store targets and ensure the team is run efficiently. As well as a starting salary of £31,770, which rises to £38,745 after four years, successful applicants will enjoy four weeks annual leave, increasing to five weeks, and the opportunity to progress to Store Manager.
Hardworking and enthusiastic candidates are also being targeted for Aldi’s Store Assistant positions, to carry out responsibilities such as accurate and efficient till operation, stock management and merchandising. Full training will be provided for Store Assistants over a six-week period and roles are available from 15 to 30 hours a week, with salaries starting at £9.10 per hour, rising to £10.41 per hour.
Sandy Mitchell, Regional Managing Director at Aldi, said: “As Aldi’s popularity and customers’ demand for quality products continues to increase, we’re in a great position to create a number of new opportunities in the area.
“As an award-winning employer, Aldi offers fantastic benefits, from competitive pay, a great working environment and a number of progression opportunities. We pride ourselves in supporting the long-term career development of all our colleagues and invest in training and development programmes to ensure that all teams feel engaged, challenged and motivated.”
Applications and more information on all of Aldi’s store positions can be found on Aldi’s recruitment website: www.aldirecruitment.co.uk/stores.