Lidl, ranked a top 3 U.S. grocer by Food & Wine magazine, announced this week that it will hire more than 200 employees to staff its state-of-the-art regional headquarters and distribution center in Cecil County. The facility is due to open in Spring 2020.
The supermarket chain, which operates 10,800 stores in 29 countries, will hold a hiring event for warehouse associate positions next month.
According to a press release:
The event, which will support Lidl’s store growth along the east coast, will be held on Thursday, September 5, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. This hiring event will be the first of many as Lidl looks to hire more than 200 employees for its Cecil County distribution center.
Salaries for warehouse associates start at $15.00 per hour, plus benefits, which can include health, dental and vision plans, a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match and the potential for performance bonuses. Accepted candidates will become integral members of the Lidl logistics team and will support new store openings in 2020 and beyond. The warehouse serves as the backbone of Lidl’s regional store network, guaranteeing product availability and the highest levels of freshness and quality.
Hiring Event Details:
WHERE: Lidl Distribution Center, 81 Belvidere Road, Perryville, MD 21903
WHEN: September 5, 2019; Interviews will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
HOW: Walk-ins are welcome; candidates are encouraged to apply online. Attire is business casual.
Preferred candidates should possess an astute attention to detail, the ability to work well in a team environment, a solution-oriented attitude and excellent time management and communication skills. Lidl is an equal opportunity employer.
Lidl operates 10,800 stores in 29 countries, employing around 287,000 employees globally. Lidl offers customers the highest quality fresh produce, meat, bakery items and a wide array of household products at the lowest possible prices. Lidl first established its U.S. headquarters in Arlington County, Virginia, in June 2015, and today sells its award-winning products in more than 65 stores across nine east coast states. For more information, visit www.Lidl.com.