Aldi launch massive recruitment drive – how to get a job and apply

Aldi is advertising jobs in the West Midlands once again – and some of the salaries and benefits will surprise you.

The popularity of Aldi has soared in recent years as shoppers have started to look for a cheaper alternative to other supermarket giants.

The budget supermarket operates multiple stores across the city, including in Radford Road, Radford, Roseberry Avenue, Bell Green, Shultern Lane, Cannon Park and Hinckley Road in Walsgrave.

Now, the German supermarket is hiring across a number of positions, from apprentices to area managers.

While apprentices start on a relatively modest salary, graduates joining the company as area managers could earn a whopping £73,450.

The budget supermarket has 9,000 stores in over 18 countries and a new store opening every week in the UK – including 33 in the West Midlands.

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Graduate area manager

Aldi boast one of the most desirable graduate schemes in the country – with a salary of up to £73,450 and an incredible company car.

The 12-month graduate programme sees successful candidates running an entire store after just 14 weeks.

Qualifications are seriously important, and applicants need at least a 2:1 to go for the scheme.

The salary starts out at £44,000 – rising to £73,450 after four years and graduate area managers get a fully expensed Audi A4.

There are also opportunities to travel the world and a health and lifestyle package.

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Aldi is set to have standard opening times for its stores

Deputy store manager

Deputy store managers are needed to keep Aldi’s supermarkets running, by working with the store manager and taking on their responsibilities when they’re away.

The position pays £9.53 an hour, rising to £11.15 per hour, with an additional £4 an hour while running the store.

There’s also 28 days of paid holiday leave and an “attractive pension”.

Applications close on October 10.

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Apprenticeship

Aldi’s apprenticeship scheme is designed to give staff all the necessary skills to become store managers.

Apprentices starting out with the company can choose to specialise in ‘store management’ or ‘logistics management’ and after three years on the scheme should be ready to start a successful career in retail.

In the first year of the scheme, apprentices will earn £5.52 per hour, rising to £7.00 in year two and £8.02 in year three.

Applicants need Maths and English grades A to C and the desire to “roll up their sleeves” and get stuck in.

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Store manager

You might be surprised how much store manager make at Aldi – with salaries going up to £57,050 after four years with the company.

The role involves working a 48-hour week over five days, including weekends, on a starting salary of £43,750.

Aldi plans to open 1,000 stores in the UK by 2022, and they need store managers to keep the business running.

The supermarket chain are looking for managers with “loads of energy and great ideas” – but they warn the job “isn’t an easy gig”.

Applicants need to have managed teams of over eight people in the past and have experience with company property, sales figures and people performance.

The position offers five weeks of annual leave plus bank holidays, full training and private employee health insurance after six months.

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Store assistant

Store assistants are the “backbone” of Aldi’s business – and the company needs new staff to work on the tills, sort out the stock room and help customers in store.

The hourly rate starts at £8.53 rising to £10.16 per hour and there are also night premium rates.

Staff can enjoy 28 days’ holiday including bank holidays and a “good pension”.

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Assistant store manager

Assistant store managers at Aldi need to be ready to take over the reins whenever necessary.

Earning £30,500 a year, the salary rises to £37,200 after four years – but applicants need experience of having managed a team of at least six people.

Staff would work a 48-hour week over five days. including weekends, and some of the benefits include four weeks of annual leave plus bank holidays and full training.

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