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A Passion for Food, a Passion for People

We value and respect all our team members: whether they’re playing their part in our corporate offices, RSCs, or in our stores, each employee plays a critical role.

Awards & Recognition

We’re dedicated to creating innovation that improves lives in meaningful ways. As a result, our employees and programs have been recognized with a number of awards and accolades.

ABOUT US

Imagine coming to work knowing you make a difference. Imagine playing your part as an integral member of a great Canadian business with a reputation for innovation, integrity and quality. Choose Sobeys for your career and you can make these ideals your reality.

Every day we devote our talents, energy and expertise to getting delicious, nourishing, affordable foods into homes across Canada. Our mission: Helping Canadians eat better, feel better and do better. Starting out in Nova Scotia more than 100 years ago, we’ve grown into a team of 125,000 and a company with over 1,500 stores. We value and respect all our team members: whether they’re playing their part in our stores, retail support centres or offices, each person plays a critical role in advancing our goals.

If you believe in helping Canadians make better food choices in their lives, apply for a job at Sobeys today and join our better food movement.

Retail & Pharmacy

Do you love interacting with customers and problem-solving? Then join our in-store and pharmacy teams and thrive in an environment where no two days are alike. With flexible schedules, training and opportunities for advancement, you’ll enjoy both work-life balance and career growth.

Corporate head office

From Finance to Marketing, Sobeys’ corporate offices have many opportunities available. We have a deep desire to better understand store issues and to bring solutions that simplify work in our stores by designing efficient processes and solutions so that they can deliver WOW experiences to customers.

Distribution centre

Help ensure that millions of Canadians get the great food they need, when they need it, by joining our distribution and logistics teams. Our warehouses are safe, clean, and innovative—we’re the only grocery retailer with an automated distribution centre in Canada.

Our History

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The Benefits of Working at Sobeys

Benefits that Fit Your Life

Our YouFlex group benefits plan gives all eligible employees a range of coverage choices so they can select the benefits that fit their lives.

  • Core Coverage

    Health and Dental Care, Employee Assistance Program, and more.

  • Flexibility

    Upgrade your benefits coverage to choose a benefits package that best suits your needs.

  • Flex Dollars

    Use flex dollars to pay for additional coverage.

  • Extended Benefits

    Critical illness or parental leave top-ups.

Make Work Fit Your Life

Sobeys offers tools to support every stage of your life and career, including:

  • Competitive vacation packages
  • Pension Plans and contribution matching
  • Employee purchase program
  • Numerous scholarship programs and awards
  • Up to 80% tuition reimbursement for eligible course

Open Positions

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INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

Sobeys Inc. is committed to creating a respectful and supportive workplace that attracts and retains a workforce representative of the more than 1,500 communities we serve from coast-to-coast.

We believe in providing our employees with an environment where they feel included, respected and valued for the unique talents and
perspectives they bring to our organization. All of our employees play an important role in achieving our purpose of helping Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.

Meet our value Champions

  • Danny - STAY REAL
    Value Champion
  • Jamil - PROUDLY SERVE OUR COMMUNITIES
    Value Champion
  • Maria - GET IT DONE WITH PASSION & INTEGRITY
    Value Champion
  • Sean – ALWAYS PLACE THE CUSTOMER FIRST
    Value Champion
  • Mary – ALWAYS PLACE THE CUSTOMER FIRST
    Value Champion
  • Mike – STAY REAL
    Value Champion

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SERVING CANADIANS

CORPORATE & FRANCHISE
STORES

EMPLOYEES

LOCAL VENDORS

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What Our People have to Say

  • sobeys
  • safeway
  • thrifty food
  • iga
  • foodland
  • foodland coop
  • freshco
  • lawtons
At Sobeys, we’ve elevated a trip to the grocery store to an enticing shopping experience. A proudly Canadian company with more than 100 years in the food business, we combine the helpful service and variety of delicious fresh and prepared foods you’d expect from a farmer’s market with all the conveniences of the modern one-stop grocery store. From skilled in-store bakers to knowledgeable fishmongers and butchers, Sobeys team members are dedicated to creating a friendly and appealing environment where the customer comes first and sustainability is at the heart of what we offer.
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Total Store
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Part of the Sobeys family from 2013, Safeway has been serving Canadian communities since 1929. Today there are Safeway stores from Vancouver to Thunder Bay, Ont. Our in-store bakers make artisan breads, pastries and cakes from scratch, and our deli offers hot and cold quick meal solutions, as well as freshly brewed Starbucks® and Tim Hortons® coffees. Our team is dedicated to selecting the highest quality products for our customers. Safeway florists create custom and ready-to-buy flower arrangements, and our butchers, fishmongers and grocers are always on hand to offer friendly in-store advice. We’re committed to community involvement, hunger prevention and environmental sustainability.
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Total Stores
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Thrifty Foods grocery stores proudly serve communities across Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland British Columbia. As your greener grocer, we operate around the core values of corporate social responsibility, which include supporting B.C. farmers, protecting the oceans and partnering with vendors that use sustainable business practices. We offer hundreds of certified organic products and a range of Fair Trade and Rainforest Alliance items. At our in-store bakery, The Hearth, we make artisan baked goods in our stone-hearth oven. And in the spirit of offering you quality and convenience, groceries can be ordered online for home delivery. We at Thrifty Foods are committed to helping build the kind of world we’d like to live in—today, tomorrow and in the future
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Total Stores
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Since 1957, IGA has been dedicated to providing communities with farm-fresh produce and products at affordable prices. In over 30 convenient locations across Western Canada, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is always available to provide customers with the highest level of service. We proudly serve the communities we work in and strive to support our local producers. At IGA, we are on a mission to help Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.
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Total Stores
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Foodland stores provide a warm and friendly shopping experience in over 140 communities across Ontario. We offer customers a wide selection of fresh food, including local and internationally sourced produce, Butcher Cut meat, in-store bakery, deli, Food to Go and grocery products. We work hard to earn a special place in the hearts of our neighbours and customers. Our staff is friendly and informed, and we provide a clean and welcoming environment, making Foodland a trusted neighbourhood place to shop.
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Total Stores
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Foodland and our family of select Co-op stores provide a clean and welcoming full-service shopping experience to customers in smaller communities in Atlantic Canada. We offer customers a wide selection of fresh produce, meats, deli meats and cheeses, and freshly baked breads and sweets. With our assortment of grocery products and frozen food, you’ll find everything on your grocery list. Locally owned and operated, we work hard to earn a special place in the hearts of our customers and neighbourhoods, too. We care about you and about making our community a better place for everyone. Our customer service is friendly, informed and eager to provide you with the best service in town, making Foodland a trusted neighbourhood place to shop.
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FreshCo offers shoppers in Ontario the quality and variety they look for in a discount grocery store—at great savings. Our grocery store is simple and inviting, with spacious aisles and an array of fresh, frozen, deli, bakery and grocery favourites, as well as international staples. We’re committed to supporting Ontario farmers and stocking local meats and seasonal produce whenever possible. The FreshCo banner lets customers stick to their budgets without having to compromise on choice or shopping experience. In fact, we offer price matching to ensure we’re guaranteed to have the lowest prices in your neighbourhood.
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Total Stores
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Lawtons Drugs has been helping customers Look better, Feel better and Live better for more than 100 years. We are committed to the health and well-being of both our customers and our employees. We pride ourselves on having a positive and engaging environment that allows you to pursue your interests and grow with us. We have something for everyone who wants to build a successful career. With more than 79 retail locations across Atlantic Canada specializing in solutions to help our customers lead better lives, there are many opportunities for growth within the pharmacy, home health care, cosmetics, retail store, corporate office and wholesale areas. Wherever your interest lies, we all share a common goal with our parent company, Sobeys Inc., to help Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. Won’t you be part of our team?
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Total Stores
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Sobeys History