The Kroger Co. is planning a nationwide hybrid hiring event, both virtually and at its stores, on June 10. The goal is to bring on 10,000 new employees across its roster of grocery banners, including Kroger, King Soopers, Ralph’s, Food4Less, Fry’s Food Stores. Kroger has positions available across retail, ecommerce, pharmacy, manufacturing and logistics operations.
The supermarket giant has made an $800 million incremental investment in associate wages and training over the last three years, raising the organization’s average national wage to more than $15.50 per hour. This year, Kroger plans to invest an additional $350 million to increase the average associate wage to $16 per hour.