Sainsbury’s supermarket has been around for a long, long time. The retailer first started trading in the nineteenth century so they have a lengthy tradition in the food and grocery sector.
More recently, the Sainsbury’s supermarket chain has moved into other areas of retail such as clothing, finance and pharmaceuticals to take their total tally of products on offer to over 30,000 items.
Over 20 million customers use a Sainsbury’s outlet each week so they certainly need a lot of staff to help them keep all of their shoppers happy.
With almost 900 outlets, Sainsbury’s provides work for over 150,000 people in locations all over the United Kingdom. And it is not just in-store that Sainsbury’s need staff – they offer thousands of jobs in a variety of roles including office positions, shop floor staff and distribution workers.
In-store jobs at Sainsbury’s include checkout assistants, counter assistants, bakers, confectioners, admin staff and warehouse workers – along with plenty of roles for people who are looking to progress within the company to store management level. There are also in-store positions at the pharmacy desks and clothes counters of Sainsbury’s.
The retailer also employs a big support team where there are even more job opportunities for students and graduates who are interested in such career areas as marketing, merchandising, finance, IT, buying, admin and logistics.
With the supermarket advertising such a vast range of positions, there are multiple opportunities for part time jobs, full time jobs, holiday work and graduate positions.
Graduates can choose between three different career paths at Sainsbury’s by specialising in one of their three graduate programmes – Commercial, Operations or People.
No matter where you are at in your education or career and what sort of work you are looking for, there will probably be a suitable opening for you at Sainsbury’s.
There are also other perks associated with working at Sainsbury’s. The retailer offers a number of rewards and benefits to all of their staff including a discount card, childcare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and awards for long service.
Get started in the application process with Sainsbury’s now by checking out the current vacancies listed below.