is looking for about 280 new employees to staff
its Sussex store.
— Retailer Meijer, a new player in the southeastern
Wisconsin market, announced Friday it is looking to hire
about 280 workers for its future store in Sussex that is
scheduled to open this summer.
Grand Rapids, Michigan-based retailer operates 224
supercenters and grocery stores in Michigan, Ohio,
Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.
to Friday’s announcement, the open positions in Sussex
will include everything from clerks and cake decorators
to customer service, cashiers, receiving and meat
cutters. Starting pay will be based on experience level
and specific skills.
candidates should begin the hiring process by applying
online at http://greatjobsatmeijer.com/. Enter Sussex in the location search field and click
on Friday, Meijer announced its plans to invest
approximately $200 million in opening new stores and
remodeling 32 existing locations in 2016. The project
will create about 2,000 new jobs across the company’s
sixstate footprint, according to Meijer.
are pleased to continue to grow and invest in the
Midwest communities that have supported us for so
long,” CEO Hank Meijer said in a statement. “By
keeping prices low and ensuring a great shopping
environment, we are keeping our promise to our customers
that we will provide the best one-stop shopping
opening of each new Meijer store represents as many as
300 full- and part-time jobs. Since 2010, Meijer has
opened 36 new stores, and remodeled dozens of others.
new Meijer supercenters opening in 2016 include:
Waukesha; Owensboro, Ky.; Evansville, Ind.;
Indianapolis, Ind.; Round Lake Beach, Ill.; Flossmoor,
Ill.; Sturgis, Mich.; and Flat Rock, Mich.