Meijer hiring 280 in Sussex

Retailer opening fifth Wisconsin store this summer

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:24 pm

Big box retailer Meijer will hire 280 employees for its new Sussex supercenter, the company announced Friday.

The Meijer store in Oak Creek that opened in 2015.
The Meijer store in Oak Creek that opened in 2015.

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Meijer is hiring employees in all departments for the Sussex store, which it plans to open this summer at Highway 164 and Highway K. The positions include cashiers, receiving, customer service, meat cutters, clerks and cake decorators. Pay rate will be based on applicants’ experience and skills.

Interested candidates can apply for the positions at Over the next several weeks, Meijer will review applications and interview its preferred candidates.

Meijer entered the Wisconsin market in 2015, opening stores in Kenosha and Grafton in June and in Oak Creek and Wauwatosa in August. This year, it will open stores in Waukesha and Sussex. It also has plans to open stores in West Bend, Sheboygan and Greenfield. Each Meijer store is about 192,000 square feet in size and features general merchandise and full grocery departments.

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Molly Dill, former BizTimes Milwaukee managing editor.

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