Kroger looking to hire 2,000 people in Southeast Michigan

Kroger hiring in Michigan
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(WWJ) Looking for a job ahead of the holidays?

Kroger has posted the "Now Hiring" sign in metro Detroit, and there are a lot of openings.

The Kroger Co. of Michigan says it hopes to hire associates for a total of 2,000 positions -- 50 of which are full-time -- across Southeast Michigan.

Open positions are available in a variety of departments with a focus on Pickup, deli and overnight grocery.

These jobs include union membership, pension and health insurance, as well as a hiring turnaround as short as just 48 hours, Kroger says.

“We are seeking friendly, hard-working associates for a variety of positions to help serve our customers during the holiday season, throughout the ongoing pandemic and beyond,” said Stephanie Spangler-Opdyke, human resources manager, The Kroger Co. of Michigan. “Kroger is a great place to work, with incredible opportunities for advancement and we look forward to growing our workforce locally with friendly, hard-working Michiganders.”

Applicants may apply for any of the open positions online at

The Kroger Co. of Michigan currently employs over 18,000 associates and operates 119 Kroger stores plus the Michigan Dairy.