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Q: Are there any job openings at ALDI?
A: Yes! With more than 2,000 stores, ALDI is one of the fastest-growing retailers in the nation, and we are charting an aggressive growth course to become the third-largest U.S. grocery retailer by store count by the end of 2022. With available positions ranging from warehouse to office, there’s always opportunity for more with ALDI! You can search and view current job openings here.
Q: Where/how can I submit my resume?
A: Looking to apply for a job with ALDI? You can submit your resume for a specific position online at careers.aldi.us! You can view all available job opportunities here. To submit a resume, visit the job posting you are interested in and click “Apply Now”.
Q: Do I need to submit my high school diploma/transcripts/GED when I apply?
A: In general, candidates are not required to submit proof of a diploma, transcripts or GED when applying online. The only exception is for District Manager applicants, in that they are required to submit an official college transcript. Overall, if chosen, candidates may be asked to provide copies of these documents during the interview process.
Q: How can I confirm ALDI received my application?
A: All ALDI applicants will receive an email confirmation once an application has been submitted online through careers.aldi.us. After submitting an application, we recommend that you keep an eye on your inbox for important email notifications regarding you application status and next steps (please be sure to check your spam and junk folders).
You can view your application status anytime by logging in here: https://bit.ly/2JLkESO.
Q: Where can I find the status of my application?
A: You can click here to log in to your account to view your application status: https://bit.ly/2JLkESO. Please keep in mind that candidates should expect an update within 2 weeks, but this could vary based on the volume of applications submitted. If the status of your application is listed as "In Progress", this means that your application is currently under review.
Please note that while your application is being reviewed, you will not be able to follow-up with a Hiring Manager directly.
Q: How can I update/edit my application?
A: You can click here to log in to your account to update your resume or application: https://bit.ly/2JLkESO.
Q: I want to apply for a specific store, but they are not hiring right now. Can I sign up for job alerts?
A: Yes - to sign up for job alerts for a specific position, visit the job posting you are interested in and click “Sign Up for Job Alerts”. You will then be required to input your contact information, including your name and email address.
Q: How do I sign up for job alerts?
A: To sign up for job alerts, please visit the job posting you are interested in and click “Sign Up for Job Alerts”. You will then be required to input your contact information, including your name and email address. You will be alerted once the position becomes available.
Q: Why must you be at least 18 years old to work at ALDI?
A: ALDI has made the decision that employees must be 18 years of age to work at ALDI. We are aware that state laws may vary, with respect to requirements for workers under 18 years of age, but ALDI has decided to adopt a simple rule that requires employees to be 18 years of age or older.
Q: Does ALDI offer accommodations for candidates with disabilities?
A: Yes. ALDI does offer accommodations for candidates with disabilities. These accommodations include braille, printing and interpreting services. If a candidate needs specific accommodations, they can contact HR Shared Services at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to submit a request. Our full accessibility statement can be found here.
Q: I’ve already applied multiple times for a job and have heard nothing back. Why?
A: Our hiring process can be competitive based on the amount of applications we receive and number of positions available. Applicants that are chosen to move forward in the process are notified within two weeks of submitting an application online. In addition, all applicants are encouraged to keep an eye on their inboxes, as they will receive important email notifications from ALDI regarding their application status and next steps. Good luck!
If you are interested in signing up for job alerts or applying for other positions with ALDI, please click here.
Q: What are the typical steps in the ALDI interview process?
A: Here at ALDI, the interview process varies based on the type of department and team. To learn more about the interview & hiring process for our store, warehouse and office positions, please visit our Interview & Hiring Process page.
Q: Around how many interviews will it take for a potential job offer?
A: Depending on the department and team, the amount of interviews a candidate is expected to undergo at ALDI varies. Before a job offer is extended out to a qualified candidate, it usually takes between 2-4 interviews (1 phone screen and 2-3 in-person and/or group interviews). Please visit our Interview & Hiring Process page for more information.
Q: Do you have any tips for potential candidates?
A: Prior to an interview, ALDI advises its candidates do the following:
- Do your research - Make sure you understand the employer, the job requirements and the background of the person interviewing you.
- Arrive early - Try to arrive 10-15 minutes before your scheduled interview to allow yourself time to get settled.
- Come prepared - Research common interview questions and brainstorm your answers. Prepare questions for your interviewer to show you are interested in the position. Also, be sure to bring extra copies of your resume, and a pen and paper to take notes.
- Follow Up - Kindly follow up with your interviewer(s) by sending a thank you email or handwritten note, thanking them for their time and expressing your interest in the position.
Q: What should I bring to my interview?
A: It is recommended that you come prepared to your interview with printed copies of your resume, business cards, a pen, notepad and a list of questions for you to ask your interviewer. Most importantly, make sure to research the company beforehand. To prepare accordingly, click here to learn more about ALDI.
Q: What attire should I wear to my interview?
A: It's always important to dress appropriately for a job interview. Generally, you’ll want to wear professional or business attire. For men, this might mean a suit jacket and slacks with a shirt and tie. For women, this might mean a blouse and dress pants or a dress.
Q: How soon can I expect to receive feedback after my interview?
A: Candidates who interview with ALDI can expect to receive feedback from the Hiring Manager within 2 weeks of their interview.
Q: I do not have the information I need for the Open House I was invited to - what do I do?
A: If you've received an invitation for an Open House interview that does not contain sufficient information, we recommend that you reply directly to the email and/or text message that you received. A Hiring Manager will be able to respond with the information you are requesting.
Q: I can't attend the Open House - what do I do?
A: If you are unable to attend the Open House you were invited to, we recommend that you reply to the invite with “no” (if a response is required). If a response is not required, then you do not have to reach out - the Hiring Manager will send out another invitation if the position remains available. Please note that an interview is required to be considered for any position, if unable to attend the interview we cannot guarantee the position will remain open.
Q: I need to reschedule my interview - how do I do that?
Q: Does ALDI host any job fairs or hiring events?
A: At this time, ALDI no longer holds Hiring Events to recruit for store and warehouse positions. All interested applicants are required to search for jobs and apply online at careers.aldi.us. Interested in applying? You can get started here.
On occasion, we will participate in college job fairs across the U.S. - please check with your Career Services Center to see if ALDI will be at an event on your campus.
Q: What do I do if I require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a medical condition or disability?
A: If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment application process, please contact us at: email@example.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Q: Does ALDI offer an internship program for students?
A: Yes - If you are in an undergraduate or graduate program and have a preferred GPA of 3.0 or above, our ten-week paid District Manager Internship is a great way to begin your career! It will provide you insight into our company culture, and show the commitment and hard work it takes to succeed as a District Manager at ALDI. You can learn more about this program here.
You can also learn more about our rewarding internship opportunities by attending one of our campus events. Check with your Career Services Center to see if ALDI will be at an event on your campus. You'll hear firsthand how an ALDI internship delivers a real-life work experience.
Q: What’s it like to work at ALDI?
A: To learn more about the work environment and culture at ALDI, click here to view video testimonials from real ALDI employees!
Q: What jobs are available at ALDI?
A: With available positions ranging from warehouse to office, there’s always opportunity for more with ALDI! Click here to find a career path that interests you in the following departments: Store, Warehouse, IT, National Services & Divisional office.
Q: What departments make up ALDI?
A: ALDI National Services is comprised of 5 main departments: National Buying Services, National Customer Interaction Services, National Supply Chain Management Services, National Finance & Administration Services and National Information Technology Services. We also have a National Real Estate Services team.
To learn more about our National Buying, National Customer Interaction and National Supply Chain service departments in Batavia, IL, please visit: https://careers.aldi.us/NB-Growth
To learn more about our National Finance & Administration Services department in Naperville, IL, please visit: https://careers.aldi.us/office
To learn more about our National Information Technology Services department in Aurora, IL, please visit: https://careers.aldi.us/it
To learn more about our National Real Estate Services department in Columbus, OH, please visit: https://careers.aldi.us/office
Q: Is ALDI National Services hiring?
A: Yes! Here at ALDI, we’re always looking to add talented & motivated people to our ever-growing National Service departments, which include: National Buying Services, National Customer Interaction Services, National Supply Chain Management Services, National Finance & Administration Services and National Information Technology Services.
To view and apply for available roles within our National Buying, National Customer Interaction & National Supply Chain Management service departments, please visit: https://careers.aldi.us/NB-Growth
To view and apply for available roles within our National Finance & Administration Services department, please visit: https://careers.aldi.us/office
To view and apply for available roles within our National Information Technology Services department, please visit: https://careers.aldi.us/it
Q: What roles are offered in ALDI National Services?
A: Our National Services & Divisional offices across the U.S. work together to support our employees, stores, warehouses and loyal shoppers. Office positions include: Administration, Buying, Legal, Payroll, Benefits, Finance, Human Resources and more. Click here to view current office positions and job openings.
Q: How many office locations does ALDI have?
A: ALDI is headquartered in Batavia, Illinois. We have National Service offices located in Batavia, IL and Naperville, IL. Our IT office is in Aurora, IL. Our 25 divisional offices are located throughout the United States. You can click here to view a map of our division locations, stores and offices.
Q: Does ALDI have a dress code?
A: The ALDI dress code differs among the different roles and departments. For example, "smart casual" wear is expected for office positions while store & warehouse positions abide by a more functional, uniform dress code.
Q: What hours are employees expected to work?
A: ALDI hires for full-time and part-time positions, but hours may vary by position and department. Please talk to the Hiring Manager of the position for which you applied for full details.
Q: Does ALDI offer holiday/overtime/premium pay?
A: Yes we do! To learn more about the pay guidelines at ALDI, please visit our Benefits page here.
Q: Does ALDI offer any employee benefits?
Click here to learn more about the benefits offered for specific positions.
Q: Where can I find an ALDI store near me?
A: With more than 2,000 stores spanning across 36 states in the U.S., there is bound to be an ALDI store near you! You can search for your nearest ALDI store here.
Q: How many stores does ALDI operate in the U.S.?
A: Today, we operate more than 2,000 stores in 36 states, and we’re still growing. ALDI is one of the fastest-growing retailers in the nation, and we are charting an aggressive growth course to become the third-largest U.S. grocery retailer by store count by the end of 2022. By then, we will help as many as 100 million people save money on groceries every month. You can learn more about our company’s expansion here.
Q: Is ALDI on social media?
Q: Has ALDI won any awards?
A: Yes - ALDI is always stocking their shelves with awards! From “employer of choice” awards to product awards, ALDI is often nominated and acknowledged for award wins both regionally and nationally. You can take a look at our impressive awards portfolio here.
Q: Does ALDI have any corporate responsibility initiatives?
A: Yes - here at ALDI, our business model is simple: great quality at the best price, fair and honest product offerings and efficient business processes. As a reliable partner, we are true to our word. In all we do, we assume responsibility towards our customers, business partners, employees, the community and the environment. Our Corporate Responsibility (CR) Principles summarize our commitments to people and the planet. They guide all of us in our day-to-day actions and are a strict requirement of our business partners. Click here to learn more about our CR Principles and initiatives.