Wegmans Announces Opening Date for Harrison Store

Hiring and Training are Now Underway for 280 Part-Time Positions Starting Immediately in Westchester County

HARRISON, NY, January 06, 2020 – With 280 part-time positions now ready to be filled, hiring and training for the new Wegmans Food Market in Harrison will now switch into high gear. The long-awaited supermarket opens Sunday, June 7, at 106 Corporate Park Drive near Interstate 287 and the Hutchinson River Parkway.

Part-time job openings span a variety of positions across every department in the store, including customer service and culinary roles like line cooks. Hiring for 220 full-time jobs began last year and is ongoing for select remaining openings, such as cooks and customer service in perishable departments like produce.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at https://jobs.wegmans.com/harrison or call 914-539-3700 for more information.

“We’re looking for friendly people who are enthusiastic about food and eager to help our customers enjoy delicious, easy meals,” says Wegmans Store Manager Matthew Dailor, who joined the company as a part-time parking lot attendant 25 years ago. “We’ll provide all the training needed to be successful because our employees receive some of the most in-depth product, service, and culinary education in the industry.”

The family supermarket chain is highly regarded as an exceptional employer. For 22 consecutive years, Wegmans has ranked high on FORTUNE magazine’s list of “The 100 Best Companies to Work For,” placing #3 in 2019. It also ranked #1 on the list of 2019 Best Workplaces in Retail by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE. One benefit available to full-time and part-time employees is the Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program.

Since 1984, Wegmans has awarded $120 million in college tuition assistance to more than 38,500 employees. Part-time employee scholarship recipients are eligible to receive up to $1,500 per year for four years (a maximum of $6,000), and full-time employees can receive up to $2,200 per year for four years (up to $8,800 total). No limit is placed on the number of scholarships awarded each year and no restrictions are made on a student’s area of study.

Wegmans Harrison will employ more than 500 people, the majority of whom will be new to the company and hired locally. In addition to traditional groceries, the 121,000 square-foot store features an expansive variety of restaurant foods, including The Burger Bar, a family-friendly, casual restaurant counter that serves delicious burgers, fresh salads, flavorful sandwiches, kids meals, soup, sides, and beer and wine by the glass.

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.

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