Meijer To Hire Nearly 600 In Fort Wayne Area

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

Meijer To Hire Nearly 600 In Fort Wayne Area

August 8, 2013 Updated Aug 8, 2013 at 12:43 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Meijer announced Thursday that it will be hiring 9,000 new team members nationwide and approximately 600 of those will be for the Fort Wayne area.

Meijer is making the hires in response to company growth and in preparation for the fall and holiday selling seasons.

“Meijer has already opened five of the six new stores planned for this year, with another nine opening next year,” Emerson said. “Our continued growth, along with the upcoming holiday selling season, make it imperative that we increase our staffing to properly operate our stores and deliver on the Meijer promise of providing exceptional customer service.”

1,800 positions will be in the state with 576 positions in the Fort Wayne market.

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