Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Damien English, Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail and Niall O’Connor, Group Managing Director Aldi Ireland. Pic. Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland


Aldi Ireland has today announced that it is seeking to recruit new employees for its store in Roscommon.

The company says that opportunities available include 17 permanent positions and 17 temporary positions across Aldi’s three stores in Roscommon, Leitrim and Longford. Aldi 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.

Aldi has witnessed a surge in sales and customer footfall in the last 12 months, with sales growing by 15.2% and with over 1.4 million households shopping at its stores. It recently extended the opening hours of its 145 Irish stores in the run up to Christmas, opening its stores between 8 a.m.-11 p.m. for the very first time. Additional staff are required to help meet ongoing customer demand across its store network.

The company says that it is committed to investing in its people and provides the opportunity for staff to progress their career into senior management.  Store Assistants earn up to €14.10 per hour.

Commenting, Niall O’Connor, Group Managing Director Aldi Ireland said: “Our stores have seen a major increase in customer footfall since the Covid-19 pandemic began and our staff have played a central role in ensuring people have had access to essential best value groceries in a safe environment. We take pride in being one of the best employers in the country, employing over 4,500 colleagues and paying industry-leading wages.”

“With ambitious plans to open more stores across the country, we require 1,050 new staff to join the Aldi team this year, so we can continue providing the best shopping experience in Ireland. This includes recruiting 34 new employees for our stores in Counties Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon. We need the very best people to join the Aldi team to help us continue to deliver the highest level of customer service and lowest grocery prices in Ireland.”

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