Supervalu Warehouse Jobs
Supervalu is a supply chain and wholesale distributor with retail outlets that specialize in discounted groceries. With over 140 years of experience, Supervalu has become a leader in the grocery industry, boasting 17 billion dollars in revenue yearly and over 35,000 employees.
Supervalu has over 3,400 stores nationwide—1,900 stores are serviced by Supervalu’s distribution business, 191 are traditional retail stores, and about 1,300 stores are discount retail stores, including Shop ‘N Saves, Save-a-Lots, and Cub Foods. Some of the retail grocery stores are independently owned. The company provides support to these independent stores, such as marketing programs and sales and merchandizing support. Due to the success of their strategies for independent stores, Supervalu’s independent division was named Wholesaler of the Year by Progressive Grocer.
Not only is Supervalu dedicated to providing excellent service and quality, affordable groceries to its customers, they are also dedicated to being responsible corporate citizens. Their main focuses are reducing negative impact on the environment, contributing to their local communities, commitment to food safety, and animal welfare.
Working with Supervalu
With over 3,400 stores nationwide, Supervalu is always growing their team. They are looking for people who embrace diversity and respect, are interested in being involved in their communities, and who are committed to helping Supervalu reduce its environmental impact.
They offer competitive pay and benefits, and also have programs designed to keep their employees healthy and happy. One such program is called Healthy Pursuits. Supervalu provides health assessments, educational materials, and incentives for healthy behaviors. Another program is Dollars for Service. Employees who volunteer at non-profit organizations can apply for grants on behalf of Supervalu to support those organizations. Employees also have access to many discounts on a number of products and services.
Current and former employees of Supervalu reviewed the company on Glassdoor.com. Some of the positive comments mentioned there was fair pay, good people to work with, and opportunity for advancement. Some more negative comments discussed expensive health insurance, long hours, and high performance standards.
Tips for Applying at Supervalu
To apply for jobs at Supervalu, visit www.supervalu.com/careers and select the Job Search link on the left navigation menu. There are a number of areas you can explore: corporate, retail, supply chain services, pharmacy, and transportation.
Use the filters at the top of the job postings list to narrow down your results. You can search by keyword, location, or field. If you find a job you’d like to apply for, create an account first, and then you’ll be able to apply online by uploading your work history, education, references, and more.
Here are some more tips for applying at Supervalu:
- Be sure to check the location of the jobs you look at—Supervalu stores are found nationwide.
- Warehouse jobs might require heavy lifting and constant, repetitive movement. If you’re not able to perform these duties, you might want to check some postings in different areas.
- If you’re looking at corporate jobs, Supervalu’s corporate offices are located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Boise, Idaho. Retail stores are, however, found in nearly every state in the U.S.
- Supervalu is dedicated to customer service, whether that’s external customers who are shopping for groceries, or internal customers who are your co-workers who depend on you. If you’re an expert at customer service, be sure to highlight that skill in your résumé and your interview!