Supermarket giant Lidl is hiring in Greater Manchester and beyond.

While, much of the retail sector has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown restrictions, supermarkets remain open to cater for essential shopping needs.

Lidl stores across the region are looking for people to join their teams in a number of roles.

Several stores are looking for customer assistants to man the tills, while others are looking for deputy managers, supervisors and cleaners.

You should get your application in quickly if you want to apply, as Lidl says applications may close early if demand is high.

These are the jobs available in Greater Manchester and nearby areas and how you can apply for them.

Customer Assistant

Customer Assistant roles are up for grabs in 10 locations across the region.

Responsibilities include unpacking stock, serving customers on the tills and helping customers to locate items around the store.

There are part-time and full-time contracts available.

You may need to work a range of shifts including early shifts that start at 5am and late shifts that finish at 11pm.

The hourly rate ranges from £9.30 to £10.50 per hour, depending on your experience.

Jobs are available at the following stores:

You can find out more about the role and apply for a position here.

Deputy Store Manager

The Manchester Radcliffe store on Dale Street is looking for a Deputy Store Manager.

Deputy Store Managers work on the shop floor with a team of Customer Assistants, Specialists and Shift Managers.

You will be be the lead point of contact for all customer queries and will be responsible for checking deliveries, managing the till area and monitoring store figures.

The role is offered as a 47.5 hour contract and as a 40 hour contract and pays between £30,000 and £38,000 per year.

Successful applicants will be invited to a telephone interview and a face-to-face selection event.

You can find out more about the role and apply for the position here.

Shift Manager

Two stores are hiring for the role of Shift Manager.

It is the Shift Manager's job to keep stores running like clockwork, and they take full responsibility for the shop floor when running a shift.

You will need to delegate tasks to your team as well as keep on top of freshness, inventory and stock management.

Applicants should have some previous experience of leading a sizeable team.

The hourly rate ranges from £10.30 to £11.50 depending on your experience.

Shift Manager roles are available at:

For more information on the job in Bolton click here and for Glossop click here.

Cleaner

Two Manchester stores are currently hiring cleaners.

Cleaners will work for a couple of hours per day, usually in the mornings.

You will be focusing on customer-facing areas but will also be required to keep trolley bays and car parks tidy, and clean the warehouse area including waste and recycling sections.

Previous cleaning or maintenance experience would be beneficial but is not essential.

The hourly rate ranges from £9.30 to £9.60 depending on your experience.

Roles are available at:

Find out more about the role and apply for one of the positions here.