SUPERMARKET chain Aldi is planning to create up to 32 jobs in its County Wexford stores this year, as part of a nationwide move that will see the retailer recruit 600 new store employees throughout 2022.
According to Aldi, it will also increase its hourly pay rates for store employees from February 1, 2022. The company said store assistants will earn up €14.90 an hour, while its entry rate of pay will be €12.90 an hour.
In the model county, Aldi has seven stores, which are located in Bunclody, Enniscorthy, Goreybridge and New Ross, plus Newtown Rd, Trinity St and Wexford Retail Park in Wexford Town.
“We are delighted to create 32 new roles to join the store teams in County Wexford,” said Niall O’Connor, Aldi Group managing director.
“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.”
The company said new recruits will receive full training from experienced store teams.
Aldi also announced that, since 2014, its County Wexford stores have donated over 58,000 meals to local charities through FoodCloud.
For more details about Wexford jobs with Aldi, see aldirecruitment.ie.