Aldi is continuing its expansion and will create around 6,000 new jobs in 2023.
The German discount supermarket, which has more than 990 stores and employs around 40,000 people, is opening dozens of new stores in towns and cities including Huddersfield, Shrewsbury, Norwich and Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Aldi store assistants received a pay increase of up to 15% at the start of 2023. Wages start at £11 an hour, rising to £11.90, and within the M25 £12.45 rising to £12.75, with the supermarket also paying for breaks, unlike some of its competitors.
Aldi creates new jobs
Aldi pay increases 15% to £11 per hour
Aldi’s business model and working culture
It is also recruiting for 450 jobs across its 11 regional distribution centres.
This month Aldi increased pay rates by 14.8% for its 7,000 depot workers, with warehouse selectors receiving a minimum starting salary of £13.18 per hour.
Giles Hurley, chief executive officer, commented on Aldi creating the new jobs: “Demand for Aldi has never been higher as more and more people realise they can make significant savings on every shop without compromising on quality.
“It’s more important than ever that we are making it even easier for more people to shop with us – including by opening dozens of new stores.
“Our success is dependent on the amazing work that colleagues do, day in and day out, and we’re looking forward to welcoming thousands more colleagues to Team Aldi throughout 2023.”
HR roles in retail and wholesale on Personnel Today
Browse more HR roles in retail and wholesale