Employer profile

Aldi Stores Ltd

Updated: November, 2022

About Aldi Stores Ltd

Aldi arrived in the UK back in 1990 and is now one of the fastest growing supermarkets, with over 970 stores and around 38,000 colleagues. In addition to its growth, Aldi is also an award-winning employer, recently being crowned The Grocer Gold Employer of the year - with the supermarket acknowledging that without the amazing work of its colleagues, achievements like this just wouldn’t be possible. Aldi recognises that it’s people and their diversity strengthen the business, and in 2021 launched its diversity and inclusion strategy called Embrace, to creative positive changes from the inside out.

Aldi has also been voted ninth Best Graduate Employer in the UK by the Times Top 100, offering a Graduate Programme filled with exceptional training and mentorship. There are many reasons to join Aldi’s Graduate Area Manager Programme: the responsibility, the exposure, the support… and yes, the salary and the car. But top of your list should be the opportunity to get involved, give more - and get even more back.

At Aldi you’ll progress at pace (just like our tills). With drive and determination, you’ll go from time in store to managing your own £multi-million business and leading your team to success. Depending on business needs, graduates with the willingness and drive to be flexible in both their areas of responsibility and location may get the chance to take on an exciting project role. So if you’ve got the enthusiasm and ambition, don’t shop around - this is your chance to become a future leader at Aldi.

There are also a number of Placement Programmes on offer at Aldi, which provide unique learning experiences from different areas within the business and fantastic rewards- it’s the perfect introduction to a career in retail. With opportunities across Retail Management, eCommerce, Global Business Coordination, IT, Supply Chain and National Projects; you’ll make the most of your skills at Aldi and continue to develop.

Interested in finding out more about Aldi’s placement and graduate opportunities? Have a read of the digital brochure.

Work sectors

retail and FMCG


UK wide, Ireland

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