Jobs boost across Cork
Global supermarket giant Aldi has announced it will create up to 151 new jobs in County Cork in 2022.
The news follows the announcement that Aldi is seeking to recruit and train 600 new store employees across the country throughout 2022 to support its ongoing growth and expansion in Ireland.
Employment opportunities are available at store assistant, assistant store manager and store manager levels. All new recruits will receive full training from experienced store teams.
Aldi currently employs more than 4,650 people across its 149 Irish stores and to date has 24 existing stores in County Cork.
Since 2014, Cork stores have donated over 289,000 meals to local charities through FoodCloud, saving local charities over €364,000.
Niall O’Connor, Aldi Group Managing Director said: “We are delighted to create 151 new roles to join the store teams in county Cork.
“Our store teams are dynamic and fast-paced, offering plenty of exciting new challenges every day. There’s something for everyone, from new starters looking to take their first step on the job ladder to more experienced team leaders seeking a new challenge.
“Our amazing colleagues are central to everything we do at Aldi and remain one of the key factors in our success, and we’re looking forward to hiring new members for our team to provide an even better in-store experience for our customers.”
Aldi also said it will increase its hourly pay rates for store colleagues from 1 February.
Store Assistants will earn up to €14.90 an hour, while its entry rate of pay will be €12.90 an hour, matching the Living Wage Technical Group’s recommended Living Wage rate.
For further details on all opportunities with Aldi Ireland, visit aldirecruitment.ie.