ALDI Australia

ALDI Stores Australia has been selected as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2023. The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice [EOC] recognises organisations that develop workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through established policies and practices which demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

“ALDI Australia is proud to be recognised an Employer of Choice in the Australia Business Awards 2023. Our employees are our company’s most important asset, their collective dedication to bringing our shoppers the high-quality, low-priced groceries they love is felt in our stores, distribution centres and offices around Australia. With over 16,000 employees across the country, ALDI is continuously committed to supporting our people by creating an inclusive workplace and culture that aims to empower our employees to grow and develop their careers. We are grateful for our people and for their commitment to our business. This recognition is a testament to our strong focus on creating a great place to work for all of our employees.”

Saffron Newton, Human Resources Director, ALDI Australia

With roots dating back to 1913, ALDI is one of the world’s most successful retailers. ALDI first entered the Australian grocery market in 2001 and has grown to have over 585 stores and eight distribution centres around the country, spanning QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, SA and WA. There are more than 14,500 dedicated people across this impressive network of stores and distribution centres, working hard to serve the millions of loyal ALDI customers. 

In its 21 years of operation, ALDI Australia has contributed $30.2 billion to the Australian economy with new and upgraded stores, local business partnerships and local jobs. ALDI’s ethos of everyday low prices has meant Australians save billions of dollars yearly when they shop at ALDI compared to other major supermarkets. ALDI’s unique position is that it offers permanently low prices and leads in price because of a hyper-efficient business model and streamlined operations. This carefully crafted model allows ALDI to pass its savings onto its customers through a comprehensive yet curated product range and a smaller workforce who take the customer experience to the next level through their talent in collaborative teamwork and an immense ability to multitask. 

ALDI has built a brand with passionate employees, loyal customers, award-winning products, and an excellent reputation. ALDI’s key commercial focus is on outstanding products, reliable customer service and making its products accessible to everyone. 

ALDI has an incredibly diverse workforce and has focused on advocating and celebrating inclusion and diversity in the workplace. They continue to pioneer and adopt impactful changes, from establishing a pay parity structure from the day 1 of its operations to modernise policies for parental and primary carers leave. They’ve launched a host of initiatives to assess what diversity and inclusion looks like across the business from its colleagues’ perspectives and foster a work community that is educated to respect and understand the wonderful things that make their people diverse. 

Against this backdrop, ALDI Stores Australia continue offering a Good Different culture. This is why ALDI is such a successful retailer, with an impressive team of colleagues driving its success. ALDI also offers a host of supports for their colleagues across physical, mental, financial and social wellbeing. These dedicated wellness resources allow colleagues to look after their wellbeing at no expense. 

Overall, ALDI aims to build long-lasting, fulfilling, and progressive careers for all employees throughout the business. This aim has been fortified by the ongoing commitment to continue expanding the Australian business alongside a dedicated and centralised team that provides strategic tools and support to allow ALDI colleagues to reach career goals whilst also fulfilling the company’s objective of ensuring that employee development is a priority. As a result, every stage of the employee lifecycle is treated with importance at ALDI. 

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