Wilmington, DE, 5/4/2022 – Hiring is underway for Wegmans Food Markets’ new Wilmington, Delaware store. Located just outside the city of Wilmington at the intersection of Lancaster Pike and Barley Mill Road in New Castle County, the new store is scheduled to open this fall. Wegmans plans to employ roughly 450 people at the Wilmington store, a majority of whom will be hired locally. The store is hosting a virtual hiring event on Monday, May 9th from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. seeking to fill 85 full-time positions.
Available full-time positions include customer service team members across various departments of the store as well as culinary professionals such as line cooks. Interested applicants should submit an online application prior to the event here: Virtual Hiring Event at Wegmans Food Markets or call 302-551-6101 for more information. All interviews for this event will be done virtually or by phone. Hiring for part-time positions will begin in June.
“We’ve had the opportunity to meet some amazing candidates who are already training and preparing for our opening this fall,” said Wilmington Store Manager Jared Fedor. “We look forward to continuing to hire applicants who have a passion for food and are eager to make a difference for both our customers and the community.”
The Wilmington Wegmans is part of a larger development including residential, office, and retail facilities. Similar to Wegmans’ other stores, the 84,000 square-foot supermarket will have a European open-air market look and feel, offering an abundance of choice, the best ingredients, thousands of organic options, restaurant-quality prepared food, and consistent low prices.
In business since 1916, Wegmans now operates 106 stores in seven states and has more than 52,000 employees chainwide. The company is set to open three locations in 2022: Carlyle, Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, Delaware, the first location in the state.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 106-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 25 consecutive years, ranking #3 in 2022. The company also ranked #1 on PEOPLE’s 2021 ‘Companies That Care’ list.