EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Spain


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.11 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating
Number Employed: 90000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-06-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-06-2020
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

The Supermarket chain Mercadona is creating more than 100 permanent positions in Spain from June 2020. The offers are for qualified positions with salaries ranging between €2,900 and €5,700 per month. Candidates must have a vocational training certificates or higher educational level. The vacancies are based in various units around Spain. This employment expansion is attributed to the increase in demand during the COVID-19 crisis. The company is implementing other employment measures during the COVID-19 crisis, for instance, a 20 per cent salary rise to its current workforce.