Aldi Ireland today announced that it is seeking to recruit 18 new employees for its stores in Counties Mayo and Sligo. Opportunities available include 16 permanent positions.
The supermarket chain is recruiting more than 1,050 new store employees across the country throughout 2021, which include 700 permanent positions and 350 temporary jobs to support busy key trading periods.
The creation of the new jobs comes as Aldi continues to grow its store network across the country. Currently operating five stores in Counties Mayo and Sligo, Aldi has submitted a planning application for a new store in Ballyhaunis, County Mayo as part of its ambitious store opening programme.
Niall O’Connor, Group Managing Director Aldi Ireland says the company witnessed a surge in sales and customer footfall in the last 12 months, with sales growing by 15% and with over 1.4 million households shopping at its stores..
"Aldi is Ireland’s leading supermarket in terms of pay with Store Assistants able to earn up to €14.10 per hour. It was the first supermarket to introduce The Living Wage Technical Group’s recommended Living Wage rate of €12.30 as its minimum, entry level of pay"
The supermarket chain will be hiring managers, assistant managers and store assistants, for shops across the country.