SpartanNash looking to fill more than 1,000 openings in its retail grocery stores

Monday, October 5, 2020

Meredith Gremel, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications, 616-878-2830

SpartanNash corporate-owned retail stores looking to fill more than 1,000 full-time and part-time job openings across its retail footprint

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – In a continued effort to hire qualified candidates for open positions and provide career opportunities throughout its footprint, SpartanNash today announced a hiring initiative to fill more than 1,000 job openings in its retail grocery stores. Companywide, SpartanNash has additional openings throughout its warehouse distribution centers and corporate service centers.

Interested applicants are encouraged to visit to learn more about SpartanNash, view store locations, and apply for available job opportunities, including specialty positions such as baristas, personal shoppers, deli clerks and meat apprentices. Candidates can also visit a local SpartanNash company-owned store to apply.

Starbucks worker in medical mask behind counter with hanging plexiglass between them and the photographer

All positions offer flexible shifts for days, nights and weekends in addition to stable and consistent hours as an essential service provider in a growing sales environment. Numerous opportunities are available for long-term career growth and development, in addition to leadership opportunities in select markets.

“At SpartanNash, our success is driven by our family of nearly 19,000 associates,” Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Yvonne Trupiano said. “Being in the business of ‘taking food places’ means we provide essential services to our customers and communities. We know that our associates are our most valuable asset and, now more than ever, are our frontline heroes. In turn, we are proud to provide competitive Total Rewards benefits; training, development and advancement opportunities; and a commitment to cultivate relationships based on respect, integrity, teamwork and trust to build a winning culture.”

Grocery store workers wearing pandemic masks and rubber gloves, standing socially distanced in aisle

“Our family of associates includes team members who began their career in entry level positions and advanced to senior leadership positions,” said Tom Swanson, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Corporate Retail. “I’ve been in the industry for three decades and I got my start as a bagger. We’re proud to offer a people first culture with development opportunities and formal programs for interested associates to develop and advance into specialty positions and even into store leadership. We take pride in service excellence and enjoy providing a great customer experience.”

Deli worker organizing deli meats in a cooler

SpartanNash has been named a Best Brightest Company to Work For® in West Michigan and the nation since 2013. SpartanNash is also a Military Friendly® and veteran-friendly company.


About SpartanNash

SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) is a Fortune 400 company whose core businesses include distributing grocery products to a diverse group of independent and chain retailers, its corporate-owned retail stores and U.S. military commissaries and exchanges; as well as operating a premier fresh produce distribution network. SpartanNash serves customer locations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Bahrain, Djibouti and Egypt. SpartanNash currently operates 155 supermarkets, primarily under the banners of Family Fare, Martin’s Super Markets, D&W Fresh Market, VG’s Grocery and Dan’s Supermarket. Through its MDV military division, SpartanNash is a leading distributor of grocery products to U.S. military commissaries.