If you’ve lost your job due to MCO, maybe this could help you. Tesco Stores (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd is looking to recruit over 600 new workers for the next eight weeks – Ramadan and Hari Raya celebration. This move is necessary to meet the high demand brought on by the Covid-19 as well as the preparation for the upcoming Muslim celebrations, Ramadan and Hari Raya.
Tesco Malaysia has a sharp increase in demand for food and household products
The Covid-19 outbreak has caused a sharp increase in demand for food and household products. “At Tesco, we are working around the clock to help ensure families have access to the shopping items they need. To help us step up and meet demand, we would like to bring in over 600 new colleagues to work in our stores for at least the next eight weeks,” said Tesco Head of People, Alvin Low.
600 new jobs across all of 60 stores nationwide
The new hired workers will be placed across all of 60 Tesco stores nationwide and Tesco online too. Since phase 1 MCO, they have see a huge request of orders via Tesco online. They need all the help they can get to serve their customers as best as they can. With over 600 new job opportunities, the existing workers would be able to have sufficient rest.
Malaysians aged 18-60 with a minimum of SPM were eligible to join the team
The job vacancies are opened to Malaysians aged 18-60 with a minimum of Sijil Pendidikan Malaysia (SPM). Those with special needs are also welcomed to join the team. No previous experience needed for full time, temporary and part time roles. Vacancies include:
- Store Associates
- Tesco Online Pickers
- Customer Delivery Assistants.
Tesco has launched the recruitment drive about 2 weeks ago and they have since received some applications. They hope more will come forward to join as they have streamlined their recruitment system and interviews are conducted via telephone so that candidates will not breach the MCO.
To keep colleagues safe, Tesco has implemented various preventative measures such as temperature checks daily before work, face masks, hand sanitizers and insurance coverage after serving a stipulated amount of work hours.
Interested applicants can email to Recruitment.Operation@tesco.com, or call the Customer Service Hotline at 1300-13-1313. However, if interested candidates who have no access to emails or phones can walk-in at the nearest Tesco store to obtain the application form.