PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Fred Meyer, a division of The Kroger Co., said Thursday it was ramping up its recruiting efforts by adding 2,000 new associates in the Northwest over the next few months.
Here is their full press release:
Driven by constant growth, Fred Meyer is committed to recruiting new associates to meet staffing needs in the Northwest. Full-time and part-time positions are now available at the company’s retail stores, manufacturing plants and distribution centers.
Fred Meyer is looking for people to staff the cooler sections and aisles of the downtown stores, cashiers and courtesy clerks, online order fulfillment through their pickup service, as well as pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Those interested in joining the team should apply at https://jobs.kroger.com/fredmeyer. Hourly wages and salary levels depend on experience, position and location.
“We have an ongoing goal of providing customers with the highest level of service possible and we want to hire people who share our passion for people and fresh food,” said Sara Parker, Director of Human Resources at Fred Meyer. “Our company offers world-class medical and dental benefits, corporate pension plus 401K, in-store discounts, fuel rewards and tuition reimbursement.”
The Kroger family of companies is proud to offer their associates a program called Feed your future, a continuing education benefit that gives associates up to $ 3,500 per year, up to $ 21,000 over the course of their careers to improve every day through education.
As an industry leader, Fred Meyer offers resources, benefits and training to help our associates thrive, including:
- Welcoming and inclusive work environment with associated resource groups As an American Grocer, we strive to reflect the communities we serve, foster a culture that empowers everyone to be themselves, and harness our passion, scale and resources for good. Thanks to our framework for action, this year alone, we created three groups of associates to help us inform our approach towards a more inclusive culture internally and externally, added 107 new diversified suppliers (+ 91% compared to 2019) to our business and spent a total of $ 4.1 billion with our various vendors (+ 21% from 2019) and published alliance guides and a small business resource guide to share our learnings with associates and external stakeholders, including customers and suppliers.
- Receive a one-time payment of $ 100 once fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To continue to encourage vaccination, all associates are eligible, including newly hired associates.
- Save hundreds of dollars each year with associated discounts on groceries, clothing, home goods, electronics, entertainment streaming services, travel and more. Associates can also save up to $ 1 per gallon with fuel rewards at participating fuel centers and Shell stations.
- Endless opportunities to learn and progress through on-demand training and role-specific resources through modern desktop and mobile learning platforms, as well as training in leadership, career advancement and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Those interested in joining the team should apply at https://jobs.kroger.com/fredmeyer.