Stop & Shop plans more than 1,000 new hires in the New York subway
Stop & Shop aims to fill over 1,000 part-time jobs in the New York metropolitan area.
Supermarket chain Ahold Delhaize USA said on Tuesday that the permanent part-time positions included in-store roles in New York, Long Island and New Jersey, as well as e-commerce roles in Long Island.
In-store positions include jobs in bakery, deli, grocery, seafood, seafood and meat and openings for cashiers, porters, baggers and the night shift, Stop & Shop said, based in Quincy, Mass. Long Island e-commerce jobs include personal shoppers to choose online orders and delivery drivers (ages 21 and up).
There are over 500 job openings on Long Island, including over 350 in Suffolk County and 150 in Nassau County. In addition, Stop & Shop announced plans to hire 200 workers to support its delivery operations at six Long Island e-commerce “warehouses” located in East Northport, Medford, South Setauket, Riverhead, Farmingdale and Hempstead.
Meanwhile, other metro area store positions include more than 150 jobs in New York City and nearly 250 in New Jersey. FreshDirect, the Bronx, New York-based online grocer, acquired by Ahold Delhaize USA earlier this year, not part of the hiring campaign.
Stop & Shop said the part-time jobs provide 12-28 hours of work per week, along with competitive pay, paid training, flexible hours, corporate discount, paid time off and job opportunities. ‘career progression. The retailer added that it fills 80% of its open positions by promoting from within.
“We invite anyone who enjoys working in a dynamic, rewarding and fun environment to apply,” said Michelle Castellana, director of human resources for Stop & Shop stores in New York, New Jersey and Long Island, in a statement. “Our stores are places where all associates feel they belong. Stop & Shop associates are proud to come together to take care of our customers, associates and each other and make a difference.
Stop & Shop operates 137 supermarkets in New York, Long Island and New Jersey among its more than 400 stores in five states, including Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island as well as New York and New Jersey.
Long Island is seen as a key growth market for Stop & Shop. As part of a chain-wide five-year store upgrade program, the retailer has refreshed more than two-thirds of its more than 50 stores on Long Island since start of renovations in the region in 2019. The upgrades bring a modernized look and new logo and reflect a more customer-centric and convenience-based strategy of a wider range of fresh, quick, healthy and local food options, as well as service from enhanced e-commerce. During the 2020 financial year, which ended on January 3, Stop & Shop carried out 33 renovations in its market area.
“The renovated Stop & Shop stores continue to increase sales, and we plan to accelerate the number of renovations in 2021 to approximately 60 stores,” said Frans Muller, President and CEO of Ahold Delhaize at a conference call last month. results for the first quarter of fiscal 2021.