Sainsbury’s is a chain of grocery store supermarkets which is among the top players in the food retail industry of the country and is spreading across nearly 1000 locations and rank third in the list of largest supermarkets in the country. They are also the oldest retailers of United Kingdom, with their origins dating back to as early as 1869. Every week, nearly 22 million customers make their purchase at this retail conglomerate. The locations of the stores, while maintaining a national presence, are more populated in the Southeast England and London in specific. The versatility of the store formats is what has contributed to the success of this supermarket retail giant. They have a diverse set of products in different lines along with compact convenience stores housed within the supermarkets. Most of the Supermarkets under the Sainsbury’s banner also offer other general merchandise like home ware collections. They have an extensive inventory of nearly 30000 distinct items including the exclusive TU fashion label. This label is ranked 7th in the fashion industry of the country. There is also the option to pick up your required groceries and other items online from the company website.
Minimum age to work at Sainsbury's is 16 years old
Mon - Sat: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Sun: 10:00am - 4:00pm
(Hours may vary by locations.)
More than 1,000
More than 150,000
Full-time, Part-time, Internship, Contract, Temporary, Commission
Just between the years 2012 and 2013, Sainsbury's managed to open nearly 14 new supermarkets, 87 convenience stores and added more space to existing stores as well. With continuous expansion, there is a continuous need to hire. Sainsbury’s offer multiple job opportunities at entry level and management level to deal with the fast growth and the large consumer base. Every location has its own set of Sainsbury’s jobs as per the work settings and the products / departments in the store. Sainsbury’s offer multiple products and services as part of its supermarket chain and hence constantly hiring people for maintenance, customer service, etc. Among the many different jobs available at Sainsbury’s, you will fin:
Customer Service Assistant, General Assistant, Counter Assistant, Pharmacy Dispenser, Night Attendant, Groceries Online Shopper, Online GA, Store Supervisor, HR Advisor, Senior Tester, Checkout Assistant, Sales Assistant, Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Team Leader, Department Manager, Code Controller, Customer Restaurant Assistant, Support Officer, Delivery Planning Administrator, etc.
Being a leader in the retail market, the supermarket chain provides multitude of benefits to its employees. The employees also are eligible to buy the shares of the company at a discounted price after a certain period of time. Listed below are some benefits associates can enjoy at Sainsbury's:
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You are required to complete an assessment online before you are called for an interview. When you are in the interview room, act confident and speak positively with a smile. Respond to questions after thinking your answer thoroughly in a more precise and concise manner. The interviewers appreciate individuals who are confident of their personality and feel free in expressing themselves. You have to be enthusiastic in working with the company and be honest in all your answers. Dress up smartly and thank the interviewers for the opportunity. This will help you to make you a favored candidate.