Monday, March 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Aldi will host a two-day hiring spree on Wednesday, March 14, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursday, March 15, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., at most of its Chicago area locations.
The international grocery store chain is looking to hire people for 200 positions across the Chicago area, including in Bellwood (400 S. Mannheim Rd.), Broadview (1001 Cermak Rd.) and Melrose Park (1345 W. North Ave.).
Salary and wages depend on the store, but could range from $11.65/hour to $13.50/hour. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to apply; available to work anytime between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., Monday through Sunday; be able to life 45 pounds; and be subject to a drug screening and background check. Retail experience is preferred.
According to a statement released by Aldi officials, the company invites all of its employees to participate in a 401(k) program and employees who average more than 25 hours per week are eligible for full health insurance benefits and dental coverage.
Aldi expanding its Instacart service
On March 12, Aldi officials announced that the company will expand its Instacart online grocery ordering and home delivery service to shoppers in the Chicago area, Rockford and Northwest Indiana.
“Shoppers can now find their favorite exclusive ALDI brands online and Instacart will conveniently deliver their groceries in as little as an hour,” company officials stated.
Jason Hart, Aldi U.S. CEO, said that the company is “committed to saving people time and money, no matter how they shop for groceries.” Hart said that the service generated an “overwhelmingly positive” response in the pilot cities of Atlanta, Dallas and Los Angeles.
First-time Instacart customers will get $20 off, including the free delivery, of their first order of at least $35 with code LOVEALDI through May 31, 2018. VFP
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