BURLINGTON, MA, 2014-8-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets is recruiting for part-time positions for a new Massachusetts location, Burlington, which is scheduled to open Sunday, October 26 at 7:00 a.m. The company’s third location in the state is part of a shopping and dining destination located on 3rd Avenue in Burlington. The other locations are in Northborough (opened in October 2011) and Chestnut Hill (opened in April 2014).
Available part-time positions include everything from culinary professionals to customer service representatives. The Burlington store will employ a total of approximately 600 people, most of whom will be hired locally. Of these, approximately 200 full-time positions are currently being filled.
Applicants may apply online at www.wegmans.com/careers or call 1-877-WEGMANS (934-6267) for more information. Interviews are conducted by appointment only and applications are not available or accepted at the construction site.
Wegmans will also host Open Interview Days at Wegmans Employment Office located at 71 3rd Avenue in Burlington. For more information, interested applicants should call the phone number above or visit www.wegmans.com/careers, where they can also complete an application prior to attending the sessions to be held on these days and times:
Friday, August 15 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, August 16 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, August 17 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
“Wegmans is a great place to grow your career, and we’re excited to create new employment opportunities for people who are looking to learn and develop,” said Burlington Store Manager Kevin Russell. “In order to be the best, we have to employ the best people. For applicants not familiar with Wegmans, we encourage you to visit another Massachusetts location, or visit our website to learn more about what makes us different.”
Rochester, NY-based Wegmans Food Markets is known for its incredible customer service and restaurant-quality prepared foods. The Burlington Wegmans is a 135,000 square-foot supermarket and wine and liquor store that includes a Market Café with indoor and outdoor seating. The indoor seating area is located on the mezzanine level, giving customers a chance to watch the action below. At the end of 2014, Wegmans will employ more than 1,600 people in Massachusetts with plans to expand to Westwood in 2015, as well as additional locations.
“We are so proud to have been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for the 17th consecutive year and encourage interested applicants to contact us now as these positions will fill up quickly, well in advance of our fall opening,” said Marybeth Stewart, Wegmans Human Resources Manager for New England. “Wegmans offers flexible scheduling and competitive pay and benefits, and employees receive some of the most in-depth product, customer service and culinary education.”
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 84-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, founded in 1916, is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 17 consecutive years. In 2014, Wegmans ranked #12 on the list.
Jo Natale, Wegmans director of media relations, 585-429-3627
Stacy Clougherty, RF|Binder for Wegmans, 781-559-0427