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People love working at Lunds & Byerlys! We offer flexible hours and fantastic opportunities for growth. Plus, you’ll get the chance to create lifelong friends, build connections with the community and turn a job into a career you love.


Flexible part-time jobs


He found the perfect high school job at Lunds & Byerlys – and even won an award!

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Zach has worked as a part-time Courtesy Clerk, bagging groceries and carrying them out to customers’ cars, for the past 2½ years. Not only was this his first job in high school, but he also earned the title of Minnesota’s Best Bagger in 2014!

“Baggers are usually the last people our customers see as they leave our stores, which makes our role even more important,” Zach explains. “I try to make as many relationships as I can to make sure the customer always has a positive experience.”

What was Zach’s favorite part about working at Lunds & Byerlys? “My coworkers!” he says. “We were like one big family. I noticed it every day when I came to work – I always had a friend there.”

Zach is currently at school at the University of Minnesota–Duluth, but hopes to someday pursue a career at Lunds & Byerlys.


Retired and recently moved to the U.S., Morteza found a part-time job that he loves.

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Morteza worked as the area manager for a restaurant before he retired and moved overseas for three years. When he returned to the U.S. last year, he joined the deli department, working as a part-time Deli Clerk. His favorite thing about working at Lunds & Byerlys? “People. Customers. Service,” says Morteza. “I love my coworkers and they love me. Once I walk in, no matter who I see, I will say hello to them. I even stop and talk to supervisors from different departments. When you become part of the Lunds & Byerlys family, you all work together. I really, really like my bosses.” As for customers, “it is like old times,” he explains, “customers want to know that they are important to you. I enjoy talking with them and having a good relationship with them.”


Thanks to her flexible work schedule, Shannon doesn’t need to get daycare for her kids.

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Shannon has been with Lunds & Byerlys for almost 23 years. She started as a Cashier when she was 17 years old, became a part-time Manager at the age of 19, and also worked in the bookkeeping office for 17 years. “I feel like I’m a role model since I’ve been around for so long,” she laughs.

Today, Shannon is back to being a Cashier. “I had a new baby and was a stay-at-home mom. They gave me lots of good flexibility – I work 15 hours a week. They treat me really well and work around my husband’s schedule so I never have to get daycare.”

What else does she like about working at Lunds & Byerlys? “It’s a good all-around company. They donate money to United Way and Second Harvest and allow employees to help. It’s a happy place. People like to come to work!”

The experience you need to get ahead


She started as a student. Thanks to her supervisor, now Katie has a full-time career that she loves.

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Katie, Deli and Bakery Manager, has been working for Lunds & Byerlys for 11 years.

When she first started, she was in school for culinary arts. “I didn’t really have a plan. I knew I didn’t want to be a chef in a restaurant,” she recalls. She decided to find a job related to food and ended up applying to be a Deli Clerk at Lunds & Byerlys.

Over the years, one of Katie’s supervisors took her under her wing. “When the Central & University store opened, she asked me to come along as her assistant. I was graduating from culinary school as well. Everything kind of all fell into place. It worked out perfect!” Katie says. “It’s a great company to work for. I have great coworkers. Everyone is so friendly – it’s like your extended family that you get to see every day. They make you feel welcome, help you grow and want what’s best for you. It’s such a fun place to work. I haven’t wanted to leave!”


She started as a Cashier. Thanks to Lunds & Byerlys career resources, now Sarah is a Store Manager.

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Sarah, a Store Manager, has been with Lunds & Byerlys for 8 years.

Sarah started as a Cashier and took advantage of the company’s career advancement and training resources to move ahead. “Lunds & Byerlys does a really great job of letting you know that there are always resources for you – different programs to help you advance your career. They don’t cost you anything except time.”

What is her favorite part about working here? “The people!” she says. “The people I work with are really amazing individuals – they’re so genuine and I really love them. I felt this right away when I started. All of a sudden I was meeting these people and I wanted to hang out with them afterwards! I even met my husband through Lunds & Byerlys. Also, being a family-owned company, you feel like you’re invested in it. You get to be part of it. You develop relationships with the people you work with and they become part of your family.”


He’s worked in every department, was recently promoted, and dreams of becoming a General Manager.

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Mamadou has worked at Lunds & Byerlys since 2008 and was recently promoted to Front End Manager. “I’ve volunteered to work in every department – the produce department, the meat department – I’ve worked every shift,” he says.

As Front End Manager, Mamadou works to build relationships with customers and bring consistency to their shopping experiences. “I love working on the front end. When I have a day off, when I’m on vacation, that’s what I miss!”

Someday, he hopes to become a General Manager. “I’m working hard toward that goal and the company understands my goal,” he says. “I made it this far because I work hard and I believe in the company. If you work hard at Lunds & Byerlys, you’ll get the opportunity to move up.”

A great place to build your career


He’s been working at Lunds & Byerlys for 19 years. See why Tim says “working isn’t just about the job.”

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Tim, our Senior Executive Chef for Research and Product Development, has been working at Lunds & Byerlys for 19 years. He has an associate degree in culinary arts from Hennepin Technical College.

“Lunds & Byerlys is a great, family-oriented organization,” Tim says. “The company is focused on the growth of its employees – they like to promote from within. Plus, working isn’t just about the job; it’s about being part of a family. I feel like my coworkers are my second family. It’s not unheard of to have been working with the same people for the past 15 years. We go by first names, not official titles.”

His favorite things about working at Lunds & Byerlys? “The flexible work schedule, training opportunities and the discount for shopping in stores – it helps when you’ve got three teenagers!”


With 35 years of experience, see why Ross loves being part of the Lunds & Byerlys family.

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Ross, a General Manager, started working for Lunds & Byerlys 35 years ago as a Grocery Carryout in high school.

“It’s been a great career,” Ross says. “A great place to work. I’ve learned how to treat people, both customers and employees. I’ve been able to work in all areas of the store. I’m able to come to work every day and make a difference, either with an employee or a customer, or something in the community.”

Many employees compare working at Lunds & Byerlys to being part of a family. Ross agrees: “There have been times when people have needed things here – my employees going through a hard time, etc. – and everyone jumps in to help that person out as if they were your own family. The customers are like family, too. We share stories with them about their families and watch their kids grow up.”

Ross started college while working at Lunds & Byerlys, but quit school mid-way through. Thanks to the Lunds & Byerlys tuition reimbursement program, he was able to go back to college 30 years later and complete his degree.


He used to work for a Fortune 500 company. Now see why Kevin is at Lunds & Byerlys to stay.

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Kevin has been with Lunds & Byerlys for over 5 years and is currently the Plant Manager at our manufacturing facility, where we do product and recipe development.

“I’ve worked with a Fortune 500 company before,” says Kevin, “But when I came to this company, when you meet Mr. Lund, he’s open and accessible, personable and kind. So many employees are second generation, third generation. It’s a unique environment that’s really great to be a part of. We’re like a family, with open and honest communication and an even playing field.”


  • Competitive pay

  • Flexible scheduling and paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement and scholarships

  • Generous store discount for you and your family

  • Profit sharing and 401(k) plan

  • Training programs

  • Leadership development courses

  • Community and volunteer programs

  • Employee referral bonus

  • Regular product tastings

In addition, full time employees are eligible for full medical and dental benefits, life insurance and more.

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Frequently asked questions

  • What is it like to work at Lunds & Byerlys?

    Our stores are high energy, family oriented, respectful and service oriented. Our customers are very important to us and our leadership is committed to taking care of the employees who take care of our customers. We are also very team oriented, with many opportunities for cross training, sitting in on different committees and participating on cross-functional teams.

  • What kind of hours can I expect each week?

    Employee hours may vary based on your needs and our business needs. We typically need all hands on deck on weekends, so weekend availability is highly desired. Our part-time employees generally work anywhere between 15-28 hours per week, although some carryouts and other employees can request to work fewer hours per week. Our full-time employees work 40 hours per week.

  • What do you offer in terms of flexible scheduling?

    Many of our employees are involved in additional activities where they need flexible scheduling; we pride ourselves on meeting those needs whenever possible. We appreciate our employees and want them to be well rounded. We recognize that there are life events that we need to work around.

  • How old do you have to be to work for Lunds & Byerlys?

    We hire as young as 14 years old and also have employees that work into their retirement years. However, some of our positions require minimum age restrictions. See individual job listings for more information.

  • Is the pay at Lunds & Byerlys competitive with other entry level jobs?

    Yes. We are diligent about making sure we remain competitive in the industry; we offer competitive pay and benefits to compete in the market.

  • What kind of training can I expect to receive as a new employee?

    We have a robust training and development program that will get you ready for the first day on the job. We will provide you the skills and tools necessary to get where you need to go in your career, including:

    • Solid onboarding program
    • 30-day training program
    • Career paths set up for leadership and specialty roles
    • Additional training to perfect skills in any of our specialty roles
  • What other training and development opportunities does Lunds & Byerlys offer to its employees?

    We are committed to supporting any efforts you make in advancing your career and education, including company-funded training, tuition reimbursement and scholarships, just to name a few.

  • What is your tuition reimbursement program?

    We offer up to $2,000 per year towards education for our part-time employees and up to $5,000 per year towards education for our full-time employees.

  • Does Lunds & Byerlys promote from within?

    Absolutely! We value the skill set our employees bring to the table and promote from within whenever possible.

  • What is the process I have to go through to apply for a job at Lunds & Byerlys?

    All of our available jobs are listed here in the career section of our website. You can apply online and may have the opportunity to interview if your experience and availability matches what we are looking to hire. Once you apply for a job, we recommend calling that location and introducing yourself to the location manager. If we find that you are a good match for the position, we will make a job offer 1-2 days after the interview, followed by a mandatory drug and background check.

  • I have submitted my resume online. When can I expect to hear back?

    We keep our applications on file for 90 days. If you haven’t heard back within a week of applying, reach out to the location manager and talk to them.

  • How should I dress for an interview with Lunds & Byerlys?

    We would like to see our candidates neat, clean and professional in appearance. We suggest that candidates for part-time positions come to the interview in business casual attire and candidates for full-time positions come in business professional attire.