Meijer – Why Work For Us?

Join a Company Where the Standard Is Excellence!

Meijer is a leading supercenter located in five states throughout the Midwest, with nearly 200 stores and over 60,000 employees. As a multi-billion dollar retailer, Meijer is ranked as the 18th largest privately held company in the country, as well as one of the top 75 most reputable companies in the United States by Forbes Magazine.

Raise your standards and join the pride, passion and competitive spirit that have made Meijer an innovative retailer since 1934. Going beyond brick and mortar, Meijer is recognized for promoting healthy habits to team members by the American Heart Association.


Why Join Our Team?

Why not? Meijer is focused on hiring and developing people who want to be the best. The entrepreneurial spirit that evolved Meijer into the first supercenter is present in all of us, and challenges us to raise the standard. That competitive edge pushes us to exceed the expectations of our customers, while building working relationships that can last a lifetime.

Currently ranked as the 15th largest privately held company in the United States, Meijer brings you an opportunity for great personal and professional growth. Training and development, hands on experience and the guidance of our leaders will position you for success, all while delivering value to our customers and keeping positive things happening.

Take a few minutes and learn more about working at Meijer.

Our Culture


Customers

Fred Meijer always said, "Customers don't need us, we need them." At Meijer, we focus on our customers and thrive by meeting their needs and exceeding their expectations.


Competition

Retailing is a fast-paced business that demands continuous improvement. Meijer is committed to keeping our competitive spirit strong and staying nimble and flexible to win in the marketplace.


Family 

Meijer is a family business. We believe in treating each other with dignity and respect. We are committed to strengthening the communities we serve.

 

Freshness
 

Meijer is known for freshness. A focus on fresh food, thinking and innovation makes us better at serving our customers.


Safety & Health

Meijer provides a safe and healthy environment for our team members. We create a safe shopping experience for our customers and offer products and services to help our customers lead healthier lives.


These cornerstones provide the direction for working with our customers andwith each other. Come and join a company where having fun at work is just the beginning!

 

 

Brand Promises


Our 7 Brand Promises offer a solid foundation of how we do business.

At Meijer, we promise to:

  1. Provide our customers with the freshest product selection
  2. Provide our customers with different and compelling choices everyday
  3. Provide solutions that fit our customers in their communities
  4. Provide an easy shopping experience for our customers
  5. Invigorate the Meijer competitive spirit by being sales driven in all things
  6. Be an active part of a talented team that is proud of our company and passionate about our customers

Yes. We know "Familyness" isn’t a dictionary word, but we couldn’t think of a better way to describe team members coming together, creating an environment where people are respected and rewarded for their hard work!


At Meijer, we know the importance of taking care of yourself and your family. That’s why we provide various benefit options to fit your specific needs. Our benefit packages are competitive within the retail industry and are designed with you in mind!

Meijer’s various options, available based on position type, location and/or length of time employed, include:

  • Medical/Prescription Coverage
  • Dental/Vision
  • Flex Accounts
  • Disablitility Protection and Workers Compensation
  • 401K Plan with Company Conbributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount
  • Life Insurance
  • Adoption Assistance
  • And Much More

We believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and are committed to treating all persons with dignity and respect. As part of our commitment, the company’s policy is to treat all applicants for employment and team members equally without regard to their race, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other lawfully-protected classification.

This policy applies to all employment-related decisions, including but not limited to: hiring, transfers, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, lay-offs, and terminations. This policy also applies to providing reasonable accommodations to persons for their disabilities or religion, as required by federal, state or local law. Additionally, this policy supports Meijer's commitment to have a workplace free of harassment based on race, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other lawfully-protected classification.

All Meijer team members, especially all members of leadership, have a responsibility to practice and uphold this policy.

Meijer Reviews

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    Former Employee - Cake Decorator/Specialty Clerk  in  Battle Creek, MI
    Former Employee - Cake Decorator/Specialty Clerk in Battle Creek, MI

    I worked at Meijer part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers and customers are all around nice people. People are good about working in teams. Flexible in scheduling.

    Cons

    Managers are on a high horse and often don't make time to listen to your problems.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on employees and try to focus on positives instead of the negatives all the time.

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Meijer Interviews

Updated Aug 18, 2014
Updated Aug 18, 2014

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Royal Oak, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Royal Oak, MI
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 6 days - interviewed at Meijer in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    3 interviews one of them was for a drug screening. they have a big list of structured questions. Three different interviews with similar questions and by three r more different individuals

    Interview Questions
    • how were you able to fix a problem associated with your performance that was reported to your superior by a customer.   Answer Question
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    they just told you what the pay was.
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Meijer Awards & Accolades

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
Top 200 World's Most Reputable Companies, Forbes, 2009
Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles (Silver), National Business Group on Health, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008
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Additional Info

Website www.meijer.com
Headquarters Grand Rapids, MI
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1934
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Meijer is a leading Supercenter located in five states throughout the Midwest, with over 200 stores and more than 60,000 employees. Our Midwest geography includes corporate offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and stores, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities throughout Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Kentucky. As a multi-billion dollar retailer, Meijer is ranked as the 19th largest privately held company in the country. We have become a respected leader in the competitive retail market by sticking to our core values of customers, competition, family... More

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