Location to employ approximately 450 positions
West Cary, N.C., January 16, 2020 – Hiring and training are now underway for full-time positions at Wegmans Food Markets’ new West Cary, North Carolina store. Located on Davis Drive and Airport Boulevard in Wake county, the store is expected to open this summer. Wegmans plans to employ approximately 450 people at the West Cary store, 180 of which will be full-time positions.
Applicants are asked to apply online at https://jobs.wegmans.com/west-cary, or call 984-960-5580 for more information. Interviews are conducted by appointment only and applications are not accepted at the store construction site. Available full-time positions include everything from customer service and hourly entry-level management positions, to culinary roles such as chefs and line cooks. Hiring for part-time positions will begin in late February.
“Our company is known for being one of the best places to work because we offer opportunities for advancement, flexible scheduling, and competitive pay and benefits packages,” said West Cary Store Manager Katie Duchnowski. Starting out as a part time cashier, Duchnowski has spent the last 19 years working in a variety of positions that have set her up to succeed in her current role. “At Wegmans, we work as a family to accomplish our goals.”
The 103,000 square-foot West Cary location will boast the company’s signature European open-air market look and feel, offering a delicious selection of food options, the best ingredients, restaurant-style meals, and consistent low prices. The store also includes The Burger Bar, a family-friendly, casual restaurant counter that serves delicious burgers, flavorful sandwiches, sides, and beer and wine by the glass.
“We are committed to hiring applicants who have a passion for food and are eager to make a difference for our customers and the community,” said Duchnowski. “The ideal candidate is someone who shares our core values of respect, caring and high standards. If you match these criteria, the skill set to do any position in the store can be taught.”
Beginning in 1916, the Rochester-based company has grown to 101 stores in seven states across the east coast. Wegmans is set to open three locations in 2020: Harrison, New York; West Cary, North Carolina; and Tysons Corner, Virginia.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 101-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, and North Carolina. The family company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 22 consecutive years, ranking #3 in 2019. The company was also ranked #1 for corporate reputation among the 100 most visible companies, according to the 2019 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient® study.