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About Lidl

In 1994, we launched our very first Lidl GB store – and we haven’t stopped growing since. Over 25 years later, our 25,000 talented people, working across over 800 stores and 13 regional distribution centres, deliver the highest quality products to millions of customers, all over the UK.

We believe that as we get bigger and better, our people should too. To us, that means giving them every opportunity to flourish and thrive. It means helping them keep busy doing the things they love to do. And it means providing them with whatever they need to keep moving forward. From store to warehouse to our offices, we’re working together to take our business to extraordinary places.

A career a Lidl less ordinary.

Working here is a unique experience. No matter where you join us, you’ll find life at Lidl moves fast. Our people love keeping busy. By giving our people everything they need to succeed, we’re creating a place that helps everyone have a career they’ll enjoy.

Across the business, we help each other out, roll up our sleeves, and get things done. We all pitch in because we’re one team, working together.

We get out what we put in.

Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense. Along with plenty of opportunities to progress your career, we also offer our people competitive salaries and a generous benefits package. We believe in giving you what you need and what you want too.

Everyone at Lidl plays their part in our overall success. Although we’re lots of different people doing lots of different things, it’s all important, and we’re working towards the same goal. No matter your role, you can make your mark as part of our success story.

Find out more about a career Lidl less ordinary.

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Lidl is 3rd in Retail Top 65 Medium-sized Undergraduate Schemes 2020 - 2021

Lidl Latest Reviews

  • 48 Week Undergraduate Placement Student

    From the very beginning of the placement i was welcomed into the company by all colleagues who were always willing to help me and "show me the ropes". Everyone was very friendly and took an interest in my placement...


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  • Area Manager Placement Student

    My placement year at LIDL was highly enjoyable - I was given a full introduction to all aspects of area management, from stock control to shop floor coordination. This was made even better by the fact that I was earning a decent salary alongside my experience, which made me enjoy it without financial worries. I was given the option to return to LIDL, something that I have taken up as I enjoyed my placement year so much....


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  • Retail Placement

    This work placement was extremely rewarding and it was very enjoyable to gain skills in many different areas. This being said it is HARD work, especially in terms of some of the shift work you will do during logistics and sales - very early mornings, later nights, weekends. This placement gives you the opportunity to work in so many different environments: warehouses, stores and offices, along with a range of different people with different skill sets...


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[2020] RateMyPlacement Top 65 [2019] RateMyPlacement Top 50 [2018] RateMyPlacement Top 50 [2017] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2016] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2015] RateMyPlacement Top 100