WESTWOOD, MA, 2015-5-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today announced it is now hiring and training for both part-time and full-time positions for its new Westwood location on University Ave near I95, set to open on October 11. A variety of positions in all departments are available. These include a significant number of culinary positions, such as cooks and front of house.
Wegmans Westwood store will employ a total of 550 full- and part-time people, the vast majority hired locally.
“Now is the time to apply. Although we won’t open for a few months, we will bring new employees on board quickly to start training,” said Marybeth Stewart, Wegmans Human Resources Manager for New England. “One of the reasons Wegmans is such a great place to work is that we promote from within. We are opening new stores every year, and more are planned for New England. This opens up so much opportunity for anyone interested in a career with our company.”
Open interviews will be conducted and part-time and full-time applicants may apply online at www.wegmans.com/careers or call 1-877-WEGMANS (934-6267) for more information.
The Westwood Wegmans is a 122,000 square-foot supermarket and includes a Market Café with indoor and outdoor seating and a complete wine and beer shop.
“We’re right on track in terms of the construction schedule at the Westwood store. We have our sign up at University Station and newly hired full-time employees training at different locations,” said Westwood Store Manager Dave Orlovsky. “Wegmans is a great place to work and build a career. We have best-in-class training programs, competitive pay and benefits, including our scholarship program, and a family atmosphere in our stores. ”
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 85-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 eighteen consecutive years. In 2015, Wegmans ranked #7 on the list. The company also ranked #1 for Corporate Reputation, among the 100 ‘most-visible companies’ nationwide in the 2014 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient ® study.
Jo Natale, Wegmans vice president of media relations, 585-429-3627
Stacy Clougherty, RF|Binder for Wegmans, 781-559-0427