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In July 2000, Lidl burst onto the Irish grocery market and changed the face of shopping in Ireland for the better. Over the last 10 years we have opened over 150 stores across the island of Ireland and are proud to be the market leader in discount retailing in Ireland. Our success story started in Germany back in the 1970’s. Since then the company has expanded rapidly and you will now find over 8,000 Lidl stores in 25 countries across Europe, serving over 7 million customers every day.

Careers with Lidl

What is our recipe for success? The answer is simple – our people. It is our dedicated and committed workforce that has helped us to cement our enviable position as Ireland's favourite discounter.

At Lidl we know that you take your career very seriously, and so do we. There are several career paths available at Lidl for eager graduates. For those who join the Sales Operations Management team there are fantastic opportunities throughout Ireland with great scope to develop a broad range of management and leadership skills. Developing as a Sales Operations Manager may also open up the door to other areas of the business like Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain and more. We also offer a Graduate Programme with the option to gain international work experience. The ordinary programme consists of 18 months on the job training within a chosen area of our business. We will support you with training and development that is second to none, and the possibility to learn German if you don’t already speak the language. A mentor will be on your side to support your successful integration into our company. We have excellent career opportunities on offer to graduates who successfully complete the programme.

Training and Development

We know that as a graduate joining the business you won’t have all the answers and that’s OK with us. To help our graduates settle in we have developed and perfected comprehensive training methods to teach you everything you need to know about working for Lidl.

Throughout your training you will be supported by trainers at every level who will help you learn the business from the ground up. Our training is designed to help you expand and develop your problem solving and business management skills. You will be rewarded with an excellent starting salary, benefits package and plenty of prospects for progression.

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