Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Wholesale Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Wholesale On A Fee Or Contract Basis
46.17 - Agents involved in the sale of food, beverages and tobacco

540 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
9 May 2022
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2022
Foreseen end date
31 December 2022


Aldi, a large food retailer with over 16,000 employees in France, has announced that it will be recruiting 1,000 employees in 2022 to support its development with the opening of around 100 shops this year. Aldi is recruiting 600 employees, as well as 400 on work-study contracts. Of the 600, the vast majority are being recruited on permanent contracts (90% of the group's employees are on permanent contracts). The positions sought concern work in shops and warehouses, and all support functions (marketing, HR, finance, communication and real estate). 

Aldi has more than 1,300 shops in France and employs 16,000 people in 13 regional companies. The chain has acquired and transformed more than 500 Leader Price shops from the Casino Group in 2020 and has trained and integrated 6,000 new employees in 2021.



Eurofound (2022), Aldi, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 106829, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106829.