Wegmans Wake Forest Looking to Fill Remaining Positions before May 19 Opening

Wake Forest, N.C., March 16, 2021 – With construction of the new Wegmans in Wake Forest nearly complete, the Rochester-based supermarket chain is planning to open its doors to its 106th store on Wednesday, May 19 at 9 a.m. In advance of its opening, the store is hosting a virtual hiring event on Thursday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for 130 remaining part-time positions.

Available part-time positions include cashiers, food production, cooks, and stocking opportunities. Select full-time customer service positions are also available. In total, the Wake Forest store will employ nearly 450 people, the majority of whom will be hired locally. Interested applicants are invited to apply online here prior to the event. The Wake Forest hiring team will review applications and contact candidates to schedule a virtual interview.

“We’ve built an incredible team so far, and are looking to round it out with friendly, outgoing people who take pride in their work,” said Store Manager Patrick McGuinness. “It’s an exciting time to join Wegmans, with endless opportunity for employees to grow their careers right alongside the company’s continued growth. We have multiple paths for career success and give our employees the freedom to explore any career area throughout the company.”

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 105-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.

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