ROCHESTER, N.Y., 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets is hosting a hiring event at its seven Southeastern Pennsylvania stores on July 19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The company is looking to fill several hundred openings for part-time and full-time positions throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, including opportunities in service, perishable, culinary and hospitality, and merchandising.
“At a time when our stores continue to lead the industry, we are looking for talented individuals to help us remain the best,” said Kevin Lang, a 28-year Wegmans veteran and manager of the King of Prussia store. “It’s an exciting time to be part of Wegmans with endless opportunity for employees to grow their careers right alongside the company’s continued growth. We have multiple paths for career success and give our employees the freedom to explore any career area throughout the company.”
Interested candidates are encouraged to complete an online application prior to the event by visiting the Southeastern Pennsylvania Hiring Event landing page on www.wegmans.com/careers. Recruiters will review applications and contact candidates to schedule interviews at specific times during the event. Paper applications and walk-in interviews will also be accepted.
The hiring event will take place on Tuesday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following Wegmans stores:
- Collegeville – 600 Commerce Drive, Collegeville, PA
- Concordville – 100 Applied Bank Blvd, Glen Mills, PA
- Downingtown – 1056 East Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA
- King of Prussia – 1 Village Drive, King of Prussia, PA
- Malvern – 50 Foundry Way, Malvern, PA
- Montgomeryville – 500 Montgomery Mall, North Wales, PA
- Warrington – 1405 Main Street, Warrington, PA
Candidates interested in exploring positions at multiple stores should visit just one location and mention which stores they are interested in working at during the interview process.
Well-known for its incredible customer service, Wegmans is also widely recognized as an exceptional employer. For 18 consecutive years it has ranked high on FORTUNE magazine’s list of “The 100 Best Companies to Work For,” placing fourth in 2016. Wegmans offers an array of benefits to employees, including access to flexible scheduling, competitive pay and benefits, career development and growth, and tuition assistance through the company’s employee scholarship program.
Founded in 1984, the Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program awards tuition assistance to employees who meet specific academic, employment and work-performance criteria. Part-time workers can receive up to $1,500 per year and full-time workers up to $2,200 per year for four years, with no restrictions on the course of study or post-college career path.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 89-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 19 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2016.
Tracy Van Auker
Wegmans media relations coordinator
Source: Wegmans Food Market