MEDFORD, MA, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hiring and training are now underway for 200 full-time positions at Wegmans Food Markets’ new Medford location in Middlesex County. The family-owned company’s fifth store in Massachusetts is scheduled to open this fall on the north side of Mystic Valley Parkway at Locust St.
Available full-time positions include everything from entry-level management to culinary professionals such as line cooks. The Medford store will employ approximately 450 people, most of whom will be new to the company and hired locally. Hiring and training for part-time positions will begin at a later date.
Full-time applicants may apply online at www.wegmans.com/careers or call 781-322-0985 for more information. Interviews are conducted by appointment only and applications are not available or accepted at the construction site. Wegmans plans to begin scheduling interviews at its Medford employment office in March.
“These jobs offer competitive pay and benefits, flexible scheduling, and a fun workplace with caring people,” said Medford Store Manager Kevin Russell, a 30-year Wegmans employee. “Wegmans is a great place to build a career because we provide in-depth employee training that’s unrivaled in our industry and we promote our people from within.”
The Medford Wegmans is a 120,000 square-foot supermarket that includes a Market Café with indoor and outdoor seating and The Burger Bar, a family-friendly, casual restaurant counter that serves delicious burgers, fresh salads, flavorful sandwiches, specialty milkshakes, soups, and sides.
Wegmans entered New England with a store in Northborough in 2011. The company now operates four stores in the state and plans to open another location in Natick in 2018.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 92-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, celebrated 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.
Wegmans Media Relations Coordinator
Source: Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.