SpartanNash Earns Recognition as Top Employer with Multiple National Workplace Awards June 26, 2024

SpartanNash Earns Recognition as Top Employer with Multiple National Workplace Awards

Food solutions company SpartanNash is proud to announce its 2024 recognition as a top employer, following wins with multiple national workplace awards, including:

  • Newsweek – Awarded based on a thorough examination of publicly available data, interviews with human resource professionals and an anonymous online survey in which Associates shared insights into the Company’s culture and work environment.
  • Great Place to Work – Awarded based on a detailed company culture analysis and independent feedback from current Associates. This is SpartanNash’s second consecutive year receiving this certification.
  • US News & World Report – Awarded based on publicly available data in categories including professional development and flexibility to gain an understanding of the everyday experiences of SpartanNash Associates.
    • US News Best Companies To Work For, Overall
    • US News Best Companies To Work For, Midwest
    • US News Best Companies To Work For, Industry Specific Award in the Personal Care, Drug and Grocery Stores Category
  • Best & Brightest – Awarded based on an assessment of the Company in categories including communication, diversity, retention and wellness. This is SpartanNash’s 11th consecutive year as a Best & Brightest Company to Work For in The Nation and 5th consecutive year as one of The Nation’s Best & Brightest in Wellness.

These achievements highlight the flexibility and benefits available to SpartanNash Associates and reflect the Company’s dedication to a People First culture where all Associates have the resources they need to thrive.

“As a People First Company, we strive to be the employer of choice, providing careers for a better life by creating a work environment where everyone can do their best work. We deeply appreciate our 17,000 Associates who cultivate our vibrant company culture and dedicate their time and talents to delivering the ingredients for a better life to the communities we serve,” said SpartanNash Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Nicole Zube, who was recently recognized as a Silver Stevie Awardwinner in the Human Resources Executive of the Year category.

The Company’s recent awards are rooted in a thorough analysis of SpartanNash’s human resource practices, a detailed Company culture analysis, independent feedback from current Associates  and criteria including work flexibility, education and training, diversity, recognition and more.

Some standout highlights from the Great Place to Work survey include:

  • More than  90 percent  of Associates deem SpartanNash a safe place to work.
  • More than 81 percent  feel proud to work for the Company.
  • Nearly 80 percent  feel good about the way SpartanNash contributes to the community.

SpartanNash’s Total Rewards, Associate engagement opportunities and professional development programs cater to every stage of life. Associates receive top-tier benefits, including flexible paid time off, work-life resources (including legal, financial and family assistance), paid parental leave and adoption assistance  and access to Associate Resource Groups designed to foster a sense of inclusion and belonging.

SpartanNash’s recognition also stems from its programming tailored specifically for young professionals. The Early in Career Program helps new Associates build confidence, strengthen business acumen and develop meaningful relationships. The Company continues to attract and retain university students through its highly-rated internship program. This year, more than 100 interns from 40 states are participating in a 12-week internship program, gaining hands-on experience across various departments and engaging in valuable leadership training.

To learn more about SpartanNash’s culture and learn how to build a career for a better life, please visit SpartanNash.

Newsweek is a registered trademark of Newsweek. Great Place to Work is a registered trademark of Great Place to Work Institute US News is a registered trademark of US News & World Report. Best and Brightest  is a registered trademark of the National Association for Business Resources.

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