Company to hire more than 5,000 associates amid COVID-19 pandemic
Matthews, NC – Harris Teeter today announced the Company is seeking to hire more than 5,000 associates to fill retail and distribution center positions company-wide. As the high demand for essential food and household products continues, the Company plans to hire additional staff to support the needs of its shoppers and communities.
“During this unprecedented time, I am inspired by how our valued associates have risen to the challenge to be there for our shoppers and communities when they need us most,” said Rod Antolock, president of Harris Teeter. “We are committed to helping our neighbors-in-need, including the many restaurant and food service industry employees that have been displaced from their jobs.”
Harris Teeter is proud to invest in associates through World Class Service Excellence training and development, health insurance options, 401K savings and retirement plans, paid personal and vacation time, educational assistance and support through its internal employee assistance fund, Fred J. Morganthall II Foundation.
Harris Teeter operates more than 250 stores in seven states and Washington, D.C., more than 40 Fuel Centers, two distribution centers and Hunter Farms dairy manufacturing facility. Candidates interested in applying for available opportunities at Harris Teeter can learn more by visiting harristeeter.jobs.
“Harris Teeter is proud to offer its valued associates and loyal shoppers an Incredible Place to Work and Shop,” said Antolock. “Our associates are the most valuable resource in fulfilling our passionate pursuit for customer service excellence.”
About Harris Teeter
Harris Teeter, with headquarters in Matthews, N.C., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). The regional grocery chain employs approximately 30,000 associates and operates stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.