Aldi recruiting dozens of new staff in Galway

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Aldi has announced that it is recruiting 44 new employees for its stores in Galway.

The retailer wants to hire store assistants across its nine Galway stores.

Aldi also announced that it is increasing its minimum wage rate to  the Living Wage of €12.30 per hour.

It will be the first retailer to implement the new Living Wage, reaffirming its position as Ireland’s highest paying supermarket. The new rate will be effective from 1 February.

Store Assistants will earn up to €14.10 per hour.

The retailer plans to recruit 550 new staff across its 140 stores nationwide in 2020.

Adam Ward, Managing Director Aldi Mitchelstown Region said: “We are seeking to recruit 44 new employees this year for our stores in Galway.

“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.

“We plan on hiring 550 new employees nationwide this year to join the Aldi Ireland team and contribute to our growth and success.

“Our expanding store portfolio, market performance and new Project Fresh stores demand that we continue to future proof our business with the best people in retail.”