Supermarket chain recruiting 27 staff for its Westmeath stores

Aldi Ireland has today announced that it is seeking to recruit 27 new employees for its stores in Westmeath.

Fourteen of the available positions will be permanent, while 13 will be temporary.

Aldi, which has one store in Athlone, two in Mullingar and one in Kinnegad, witnessed a surge in sales and customer footfall in the last 12 months.

The company said its sales in Ireland have grown by 15.2% in the last year, with over 1.4 million households shopping at its stores.

Niall O’Connor, Group Managing Director at Aldi Ireland, said: "Our stores have seen a major increase in customer footfall since the Covid-19 pandemic began and our staff have played a central role in ensuring people have had access to essential best value groceries in a safe environment.

"We take pride in being one of the best employers in the country, employing over 4,500 colleagues and paying industry leading wages."

"With ambitious plans to open more stores across the country, we require 1,050 new staff to join the Aldi team this year. This includes recruiting 27 new employees for our stores in County Westmeath."

Details of the different roles available in each county are now available at: https://www.aldirecruitment.ie/apply/

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