The Kaufland retailer is preparing investments of around 300 million euros in Romania this year and wants to open ten stores, said Valer Hancaş, the communication director of Kaufland Romania and the Republic of Moldova. The company recorded an increase in turnover up to 3.4 billion euros (March 2022 – February 2023).
Kaufland, Romania store Photo: AGERPRES
According to Hancaș, at the moment 17,000 people work for Kaufland Romania.
“We have 13,942 whole norms. In total, there are about 17,000 people who work for Kaufland Romania. Some are part-time, they work four hours, that’s why if we convert to whole norms, it comes out to 13,942. Toretic, for ten stores probably and the rest of the needs, we are going to 1,000 jobs”, said Valer Hancaş, the communication director of Kaufland Romania and the Republic of Moldova, as quoted by news.ro.
What are the salaries at Kaufland?
Kaufland is one of the largest private employers in Romania, with over 16,500 employees.
“The salary scale and the benefits package are constantly improved, in 2022, the minimum net salary at Kaufland exceeding the national minimum net salary by almost 60%”, announces the company.
Through its activity, the company generates about 91,000 full-time jobs in Romania, directly, indirectly and induced, the equivalent of about 1.7% of the national workforce.
Kaufland is among the largest retail companies in Europe, with 1,500 stores in 8 countries, 148,000 employees and a network that has currently reached 168 stores in Romania.