Big Y in the News
Big Y Foods, Inc. is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England. Big Y operates 84 locations throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut including 71 supermarkets, Fresh Acres Market, Table & Vine Fine Wines and Liquors and 10 Big Y Express gas and convenience locations with almost 12,000 employees. Big Y has been recognized by Forbes as a Best-in-State Employer in Massachusetts and Connecticut, as well as Employer of Choice by the Employers Association of the Northeast. Founded in 1936 by brothers Paul and Gerald D'Amour, the store was named after an intersection in Chicopee, Massachusetts where two roads converge to form a "Y".
Big Y in the News contains excerpts from press releases that have been sent to local media.
Big Y Hiring For New Location in Clinton
SPRINGFIELD, MA [September 8, 2021] –
Big Y Foods, Inc. will open a hiring site to fill over 100 part- time and full-time positions available at its newest World Class Market in Clinton, CT. The hiring site will be held at the Westbrook Outlets, 314 Flat Rock Place, Suite C135, Westbrook, CT 06498. All interested applicants should apply at www.bigy.com prior to interview.
Below is the hiring site schedule including hours. The site will be open September 16th through October 16th.
September 16th – September 18th Hours:
Thursday 9:00am – 7:00pm Friday 9:00am – 5:00 pm Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm
September 19th – October 16th Hours:
Tuesday 9:00am – 5:00pm Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm Thursday 9:00am – 7:00pm Friday 9:00am – 5:00 pm Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm
It’s more than food, it’s my story
Big Y offers flexible shifts and many scheduling options. “Big Y is the perfect working environment for those seeking flexible shifts and excellent benefits,” says Meaghan Tetreault, Senior Employee Services Field Manager for Big Y.
According to Michael J. Galat, vice president of employee services, “A future at Big Y means more than stocking shelves. It is an opportunity for personal leadership and growth, an opportunity to belong and contribute to your own vibrant future and an opportunity to connect with others and be part of a community that cares. We stand committed to making a real difference where employees are celebrated for who they are and have a chance to share their ideas and be respected, valued and heard.”
Full time supermarket openings include bakery, meat, seafood, in-store kitchen, and deli department managers and assistant department managers, overnight stock clerks. Part time positions are open in all departments.
Big Y’s commitment to supporting their employees includes generous benefits, flexible work shifts,personalized training and more. All employees join a caring, family company today and become a part of Big Y’s exciting future tomorrow. Visit www.bigy.com for more information.
A company strongly committed to giving back to the communities surrounding its stores, Big Y donated 2.5 million meals to local non-profit organizations, schools, churches, and educational programs last year. Big Y awards over 300 scholarships per year and over $2.8 million since its inception to academically outstanding students in their market area.