Supermarket giant announces new jobs for Kilkenny stores
A supermarket giant is creating a new jobs at its stories in Kilkenny city and county.
German retailer Aldi has confirmed it will create up to 22 jobs in Kilkenny as part of a plan to increase its overall headcount by 1,050 nationwide.
Aldi currently has five stores in county Kilkenny, with plans for a sixth supermarket currently in the planning stage.
Commenting on the new jobs, Aldi Ireland Group Managing Director Niall O’Connor, said: “Our stores have seen a major increase in customer footfall since the Covid-19 pandemic began and our staff have played a central role in ensuring people have had access to essential best value groceries in a safe environment.
“With ambitious plans to open more stores across the country, we require 1,050 new staff to join the Aldi team this year, so we can continue providing the best shopping experience in Ireland. This includes recruiting 22 new employees for our stores in county Kilkenny,” Mr O’Connor added.
Aldi currently operate two supermarkets in Kilkenny city, with stores in Ferrybank, Callan and Graiguenamanagh/ It is also plannig to open a brand new store in Castlecomer (pictured).