Wegmans Chapel Hill Prepares for February 24 Opening; Wake Forest Part-time Hiring Begins

Chapel Hill, N.C., January 11, 2021 – Opening Wednesday, February 24 at 9 a.m., Wegmans Chapel Hill, located on 1810 Fordham Road, is hosting a virtual hiring event on January 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for roughly 120 remaining part-time positions. These positions include cashier, stocking, culinary and fresh-food positions. Interested applicants should apply online at jobs.wegmans.com prior to attending the event.

Wake Forest Hiring
As recruitment is wrapping up in Chapel Hill, Wegmans is just beginning part-time hiring for its next store in Wake Forest, set to open later this spring. There are nearly 275 part-time openings available throughout the store, including positions in restaurant foods, sushi, pizza, bakery, produce, deli, cheese, day and overnight grocery.

Recruitment for 150 full-time employees began in November and is ongoing. Altogether, the Wake Forest store will employ 450 people. There are 15 remaining full-time positions, which include bakery, culinary, and overnight stocking. All applicants are encouraged to apply online at jobs.wegmans.com/wake-forest.

“We began our journey into North Carolina two years ago and have met the most amazing employees and customers,” said division manager Blaine Forkell. “We are eager to open the doors of these next two stores and help serve the needs of our communities. Our store management teams have been working hard to create a welcoming, safe place for new employees and customers to work and shop.”

Well-known for its incredible customer service, Wegmans is also widely recognized as an exceptional employer. For 23 consecutive years it has ranked high on FORTUNE magazine’s list of “The 100 Best Companies to Work For,” placing third in 2020. Wegmans offers an array of benefits to both full and part-time employees. In addition to flexible scheduling, competitive pay and benefits, Wegmans employees enjoy abundant opportunities for career development and growth, as well as tuition assistance through the company’s employee scholarship program.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 104-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 23 consecutive years, ranking #3 in 2020. 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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