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Where your ambition
makes an impact.

As an ALDI District Manager, you’ll start with award-winning training, work with a motivated team and manage millions in sales. Whether you have previous experience, are new to the retail field or are looking for an internship to jump-start your career, ALDI has a District Manager opportunity for you. You’ll earn a great salary. And along the way, you’ll be learning and growing, building your skills and adding great experience.

What will your work life look like? You’ll be a leader. You’ll work hard, including some weekends, but you’ll also have autonomy and flexibility. If you’re ready to join a company with ambitious plans for the future, step into an important role that will bring out your best.

Roles and responsibilities

As a District Manager,

Here are a few of your responsibilities:

  • Manage millions of dollars in business across your district
  • Frequently walk the floors of your stores with the Store Managers, encouraging and coaching your team and talking directly with customers
  • Keeping store leadership focused on meeting ALDI’s goals and big picture objectives
  • Work with your team of managers to ovesee customer service, staffing, development, training, inventory budget and revenue controls
  • Fuel our company growth by opening new and remodeled ALDI stores

Training that will prepare you for everything.

Our ALDI District Manager program starts with 44 weeks of training that will do more than introduce you to the role. You may have to travel out of state for training, but it will be worth it. We’ll immerse you in our culture and values while you gain the tools you’ll need to thrive as a District Manager.

A key part of the training will be your Peer Advisor. Acting as a one-on-one mentor, your Peer Advisor will be with you through the training process, helping you build a dependable support system at ALDI.

Store Operations Training

Focus on hands-on learning for the store roles


Focus on operational & leadership training

*Training durations may vary by level of experience and progression.


  • A minimum $90K salary with an increase to $100K starting January 1, 2023 (inclusive of $5K signing bonus) *salary varies by market
  • Schedule flexibility
  • Executive-level training
Forbes 2022 Best employer for new grads

Our District Manager training program was named Best in Class by ERE, the premier source for information in the HR and recruiting industry. And in 2022, Forbes named ALDI one of the country's Best Employers for New Grads.

Your Path To A Rewarding Career Starts Right Here.

Ready to take the next step into your future? ALDI is a great place to kick-start your career. As a student or recent grad, you can take one of two paths to become a District Manager. Whether you’re interested in an internship or full-time role, we have opportunities for you to gain the experience you need to succeed.

District Manager Internship Program

This in-depth, intensive 10-week program will prepare you for a career as an ALDI District Manager. While earning $28/hour, which, if you work 40 hour workweeks, means you will make $11,200, you’ll take on real assignments and work on real projects while showing us that you’ll thrive at ALDI as a District Manager. You are also eligible for overtime if needed.

  • $28/hour Target compensation is based on 40 hour work weeks and does not include potential overtime as needed
  • Work with ALDI executive leaders
  • Make real-world decisions
Learn more about Internships

Become a District Manager

The District Manager role is one of the most important positions at ALDI. Ready to embrace the challenge? Step up to an opportunity that offers you real responsibility, sharpens your leadership skills and rewards you for your significant contributions to our company.

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Keep Moving Forward

Career Development at ALDI

At ALDI, everything is in place so you can go as far as your drive and desire take you. Many ALDI Directors, Vice Presidents and Presidents began their careers as District Managers.

District Manager

Ready to put your ambition to work? Our District Managers are tasked with managing the operations of up to six ALDI stores, leading and developing store teams and making decisions that drive real business results.

District Manager Division or Executive Manager or AHEAD District Manager

National Services Manager

We set a higher standard in everything we do — just ask our National Services Managers! Our National Services Managers lead teams of highly skilled and talented professionals focused on pushing our business forward and delivering value.


As a District Manager Expatriate, you’ll have the chance to demonstrate your ability to lead and manage across ALDI’s global operations. Whether it’s Australia, mainland Europe, the U.K., Ireland or China, the Expatriate Program paves the way for growth and success in an evolving international environment.

District Manager Division (DMD)

When we say welcome to more, we mean it. As the District Manager Division, you’ll be responsible for leading and guiding the day-to-day operations of our talented divisional and National Service teams.


Have big plans for the future? Our Directors do - for themselves, their team and the future of our company. As a divisional or National Services Director at ALDI, you’ll be responsible for overseeing and leading teams with widespread impact within a specific function - Operations, Warehouse, IT, Buying, Human Resources, Finance and more.

  • You’ll start here
  • Lead teams focused on pushing our business forward and delivering value

    Apply operational knowledge to enhance and execute tasks within national departments and/or national committees.

    Deploy AHEAD technology solutions nationally and internationally for store operations to support global objectives of maximizing sales and controlling expenses.

  • Oversee impactful teams within a specific function: Operations, Warehouse, IT, Buying, Human Resources, Finance and more

Opportunities for continuous development

Meet Karla Divisional Vice President
  • Leadership development programs
  • Special assignments and committees
  • Becoming a Peer Advisor

Make a Global Impact

ALDI International Expatriate Program

Learn About our Expatriate Opportunities