Lancaster, PA, 2018-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets is looking for full-time employees at its Lancaster store, set to open in early fall 2018 at The Crossings at Conestoga Creek in Manheim Township, on the southwest corner of Harrisburg Pike and U.S. Route 30. The 120,000 sq. ft. store is currently under construction.
“Lancaster has long been one of our most requested areas for a store, and we’re eager to begin hiring and training here,” said Wegmans Lancaster Store Manager Jimmy Bellis, who will oversee the hiring process. Recently ranked #1 on the Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE list of Best Workplaces in Retail for the second year in a row, the family-owned company is lauded for flexible scheduling, competitive pay and benefits, and an employee-first culture.
Available full-time positions include everything from customer service and overnight stocking to entry-level management, restaurant, and culinary professionals like chefs and line cooks. Hiring for part-time employees will begin at a later date.
Wegmans Lancaster will employ approximately 475 people, including 175 full-time positions. Full-time applicants are invited to apply online at www.wegmans.com/careers or call 717-358-9494 for more information. Wegmans will begin scheduling interviews in March and new employees will start training soon after being hired. Applications are not accepted at the store or construction site, nor will interviews be conducted there.
“Whether you want to build a career or just have a solid, enjoyable job, this is a great place to work,” said Bellis. “Experience in the grocery business isn’t the most important thing. We’re looking for friendly, enthusiastic people who share our values and have a passion for food and for helping others. We’ll provide the training needed for success.”
Wegmans currently operates 17 stores in Pennsylvania.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 95-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 20 consecutive years, ranking #2 in 2017.
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