The supermarket chain Aldi has announced that it is recruiting 600 new store staff nationwide, including 16 new jobs in County Louth, to support its ongoing growth and expansion in Ireland.
Aldi will also be increasing its hourly pay rates for staff from 1st February 2022 maintaining its position as Ireland’s best paying supermarket. Store Assistants will earn up to a market leading €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.
Employment opportunities are available at Store Assistant, Assistant Store Manager and Store Manager levels across the country. All new recruits will receive full training from experienced store teams.
Aldi currently employs more than 4,650 people across its 149 Irish stores, with four existing stores in Co. Louth including on Donore Rd and Slane Rd, Drogheda, and Newry Rd and Ramparts Rd, Dundalk. Since 2014, Louth stores have donated over 76,000 meals to local charities through FoodCloud, saving local charities over €95,000.
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Aldi Group Managing Director, Niall O’Connor, said: “We are delighted to create 16 new roles to join the store teams in County Louth.”
“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.”
For further details on all opportunities with Aldi Ireland, please check out Aldi Recruitment IE.