ALDI Australia is now recruiting for over 400 new positions across Perth and its surrounds, as it prepares for its Western Australian expansion in 2016.  

 Australia’s Supermarket of the Year* has opened applications for Trainee Store Manager and Retail Assistant positions, with all applications available via Recruitment closes 29th January 2016, before being reopened for a second round later in the year. 

 This new hiring announcement comes following a successful recruitment period for ALDI, with 45 Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager positions having been filled. These Managers were selected from over 3,000 applicants and will begin training in January 2016. 

 “We’re delighted to see such strong enthusiasm from the Western Australian public to join the ALDI business,” said Viktor Jakupec, ALDI Managing Director – Western Australia.

 “As one of the country’s fastest growing retailers, ALDI is looking for dynamic, enthusiastic and ambitious people to help bring the ALDI difference to Western Australia,” said Mr Jakupec. “ALDI employees are highly motivated and dedicated to delivering the best shopping experience to our customers. In return, they are provided with rewarding careers, development opportunities and industry-leading employment benefits.”

 As part of its commitment to staff, ALDI offers paid maternity leave (18 weeks at half pay), five weeks annual leave for full-time employees, industry leading training and salaries that are well above industry standards. 

 New employees will undergo extensive training to learn the ALDI way of doing business.  Western Australian Store Managers are currently receiving in-store training at one of ALDI’s existing stores on the eastern seaboard. 

 “Our commitment to the personal development of ALDI employees starts from day one,” Mr Jakupec said. “ALDI’s training program sets our employees up for career success. We’ve enjoyed seeing our staff grow alongside our business and independent employee surveys have consistently shown high levels of job satisfaction.” 

 As ALDI’s Western Australian expansion continues to progress, confirmed locations of interest include Cannington, Southern River, Halls Head, Kwinana, Rockingham, Harrisdale, Australind, South Lake, Joondalup, Butler, Camillo, Mundaring, Mandurah and Ellenbrook.

 * Roy Morgan Research Customer Satisfaction Awards 2014