This is an exciting time to join Safeway. As a Fortune 100 Company with 186,000 employees, we are continually expanding the wide range of opportunities we offer to help our teams build and advance their careers. From Marketing to Finance, from IT to Operations, from Real Estate to Construction, in the United States and Canada, Safeway is where your career accelerates.
Safeway provides its employees with the knowledge base and skill set to succeed personally and professionally, encouraging them to maximize their potential through diversity network groups, succession planning and ongoing development opportunities.
Safeway’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is a longstanding, core element of our company philosophy.
Effective, efficient and with a strong eye for detail, the Accounting staff at Safeway handles functions across all Divisions and Departments.
The clerical and administrative teams play a key role in the success of our company. They provide the resources and support to management of all levels and are vital for our departments to continually achieve high-quality results.
Call Center / Customer Service
This is one of the most critical business units at Safeway.
This group has wide responsibility that extends across all communications within the company.
Construction / Real Estate / PDC / Facilities
The Construction and Design departments are the masterminds behind the design and construction of all retail and major corporate projects for Safeway.
Property Development Centers
Property Development Centers (PDC) is a wholly owned subsidiary that specializes in Safeway’s retail shopping center development. The PDC team obtains entitlements for property, transforms shopping centers and leases retail space to third parties. Capitalizing on Safeway’s real estate acumen, the team’s projects play a critical role in the development and expansion of our business.
Property Development Associates
Property Development Associates (PDA) is a division of Safeway that focuses on the leasing and disposition of Safeway-owned shopping centers and surplus properties. In addition to acquiring Safeway leasehold positions, the division provides valuation services and manages the properties. PDA has an impressive portfolio, managing approximately 8 million square feet with nearly 400 tenants in Safeway-owned shopping centers.
The Corporate Facilities Management Department plays a key role in operating and maintaining all Safeway owned and leased non-retail properties, as well as its assets. Integrating the principles of business administration, architecture and behavioral and engineering services, the team is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the cost-effective, secure and environmentally friendly initiatives including:
- Maintaining a fresh herb garden for use in our employee café
- Managing the composting of used coffee grounds on our corporate campus
With the department serving a vital function in our company, Safeway offers plenty of opportunities for those interested in this field to advance their career.
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) supports the Safeway Merchandising, Consumer Brands and Supply Chain organizations by providing consumer-based strategic and core business analyses to drive business decisions that maximize shareholder value.
Home Delivery Operations
With a reputation for legendary customer service, Safeway consistently provides a world-class grocery shopping experience—and the home delivery system through Safeway.com is no different.
Human Resources is the growing, fast-paced center of talent acquisition, employee/leadership development, compensation, benefits, talent management, and other HR Services.
The Information Technology (IT) department offers state-of-the art, enterprise-wide solutions to ensure that the right information is available to the right people at the right times.
Legal / Public Affairs / Government Relations
Corporate Legal attorneys are responsible, either directly or through the supervision of retained outside law firms, for protecting the company’s legal interests and advising management in regard to a wide range of laws and legal subject areas.
Marketing / Advertising / Merchandising
The Consumer Marketing, Advertising and Marketing Strategies Department focuses on developing a deep understanding of consumer behavior to drive brand strategy and marketing execution.
Merchandising – Non-Perishables
The non-perishable consumer demand groups are in charge of determining item mix within a category, and how a category will be promoted. Our decisions are based on a consumer centric model, determining how we merchandise our stores and the items chosen for promotion. Non-perishable business groups includes the following business units:
- Home Care/General Merchandise/Family Care
- Main Meal/Ingredients
Merchandising – Perishables
Our perishable merchandising groups hone in on the needs and wants of our customers. Their research provides us with the insight necessary to make innovations that reflect the changing dynamics of our markets. Perishable merchandising groups also determine the item mix within their business units and strategize promotional tools and tactics for given categories. Such business units include:
- Bakery/Deli/Food Service/Starbucks/Jamba Juice
Consumer Brands operates as the leaders of our extensive portfolio of world class brands with the Safeway organization. Some of our key focus areas are innovation, product development, brand management and category development. We are a group that unites the best of retail with the best of CPG to create proprietary products and brands for our shoppers with the goals of building loyalty and showing value to our shoppers.
Quality Assurance / Food Science
Safeway differentiates itself from competitors by providing the highest quality products to its customers at the best price available.
Our Retail Operations department connects our corporate headquarters to our retail stores.
Supply Chain / Strategic Sourcing
The Supply Chain team touches every part of our business, ensuring that products move promptly from our suppliers, manufacturing plants, distribution centers and retail stores.