Home » Big Y Posts 1,000 Job Openings Due To Growth, Expansion

Big Y Posts 1,000 Job Openings Due To Growth, Expansion

big y

Springfield, Massachusetts-based Big Y has more than 1,000 job openings in all areas of the company in response to its expansion and growth. These new positions include both full- and part-time options including management and support positions in every location throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut. Openings can be found at all Big Y markets, Fresh Acres Specialty Market, Table & Vine Fine Wines and Spirits, Big Y Express Gas and Convenience Stores, Big Y’s Fresh & Local Distribution Center and Big Y’s Store Support Center.

Supermarket openings include bakery, meat/seafood, food service and deli department managers and assistant department managers, overnight stocking clerks and part-time positions in all departments. Fresh and Local Distribution Center openings include selectors, porters and equipment operators. Big Y Express Gas and Convenience Stores have openings in positions including managers, assistant managers, head cashiers and clerks. Current Store Support Center positions include accounts payable manager, general liability manager and openings in Information Resources and Technology.

Big Y is committed to making a difference in its communities where employees are celebrated for who they are and have an opportunity to learn new skills and to share ideas. Big Y has been named a Best in State Employer and Best Employer For Diversity by Forbes Magazine for the past two years.

“Every day, our employees help us to deliver on our promise of connecting families for a better future,” said Michael J. Galat, VP of employee services. “We foster an environment of inclusion and belonging where individuals are respected, valued and heard. Employees tell us how much they appreciate being part of a community that cares.”

Big Y’s commitment to supporting each of its 12,000-plus employees includes meaningful opportunities for career advancement throughout the company. It offers continuous training and incentives to ensure knowledgeable and caring employees who work together toward a common goal.

Other benefits include flexible work shifts to accommodate parents, retirees, seniors, high school and college students, which have become even more important as everyone adjusts their schedules during this pandemic.

“It is not unusual to support changing shifts to accommodate sports teams’ games and practices, exams, remote learning and family life events,” said Kecia Bossie, Big Y’s employment manager. “Big Y is the perfect working environment for students, retirees, caregivers and others seeking flexible shifts and excellent benefits.”

Big Y has already invested more than $1 million through its tuition assistance plan for qualifying full- and part-time student employees to further their education. Big Y’s annual scholarship program has awarded almost $5 million to more than 6,700 employees and their dependents. And, Big Y has a history of employing many veterans, starting with Big Y’s co- founder, Gerry D’Amour, who served in the military in World War II.

Since March, Big Y has instituted stringent safety protocols throughout the company in order to protect the health and safety of its teams and customers. As an essential business, its safety protocols include 100 percent mask compliance and daily monitoring for all employees and vendors, capacity limits, plexiglass screens, travel reporting and guidelines, enhanced cleaning protocols, social distancing measures, increased testing practices and reporting mechanisms, along with training for best practices in all of these areas.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at bigy.com/careers.

Big Y Foods Inc. is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England. It operates 85 locations throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Big Y is planning to give its employees a two-day break as it will close all of its stores on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27. See story, here.

Featured Photos

Featured Photo WAFC Convention
Gaylord Rockies Resort
Aurora, Colorado
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap