A leading supermarket chain in the grocery industry, Lidl operates not just in UK but across many other countries as well. The company has presence in Belgium, Spain, Poland, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria and England. The products from Lidl are known for their freshness, thanks to the stringent checks that the company puts their products through. The origins of the supermarket chain dates back to the 1930s when Dieter Schwarz founded the company and was initially known in his name. The name Lidl came into being when the family members opened their first Lidl supermarket store in 1973 in memory of a former partner Ludwig Lidl. In 1977, Lidl was a household name in Germany servicing 33 locations in Germany. In the year 1994, the company expanded its operations to UK and has been growing rapidly ever since. Now, the chain has more than 10000 stores and outlets spread across these two countries. The store is known for providing the freshest fruits, vegetables and meats. They also have a large freeze section and deal in packaged and canned products as well. They also deal in kitchen ware, gardening tools, electronics, home products, etc.
Minimum age to work at Lidl is 16 years old.
Mon - Sat: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Sun: 11:00am - 5:00pm
(Hours vary by location.)
More than 10,000 in the European Continent
Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary
One of the largest employers in the European continent, the company has more than 300000 employees to its credit. Every year, this supermarket chain giant explores new markets, opening new stores which also open up new employment opportunities to all. They are known for their fair treatment of their employees and provide an environment that is cohesive for all. They have sale floor jobs which are mostly at the entry level and management careers which require some additional qualification. There are both full time and part time job opportunities for all. Some of the Lidl jobs that you might be qualified for are:
Customer Assistant, Assistant Store Manager, Store Manager, Duty Manager, Sales Assistant, Deputy Store Manager, Area Manager, Customer Service Assistant, Manager, Director – HR, Purchasing Assistant, Store Assistant, District Manager, Consultant, Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Supervisor, General Assistant, Caretaker, Placement Student, Sales Operations Manager, Senior Manager, Administrative, Buyer, Assistant Manager, Retail Manager, Customer Service Advisor, Section Manager, Assistant Team Manager, Assistant Retail Store Manager, Assistant Sales Manager, Cleaner, Bank Manager, Non-food Assistant, Supply Chain Graduate, Trainee Area Manager, etc.
Customer Service Assistant:
As far as the employees are concerned, Lidl follows a very simple philosophy. It is that by keeping their employees happy, they in turn keep their customers happy which will further help in their business to flourish and grow.
Given that the store operates in a customer service industry, the first quality that will take you a step closer to the job is to have a friendly demeanor. Dress up smartly, and smile when you are answering the questions. There will be an aptitude test and an assessment center that one has to go through before getting into the interview stage. You should be aware of the company, the values that is important to them, their work culture, etc. Also be clear on the expectations they have from you so that you can prepare accordingly. Confident and a positive attitude is the way to approach a Lidl interview.