Join our team

Coen treats all employees like family, because we are one. The company was started 100 years ago by the grandfather of the 2 brothers who run the company today – Andy and Charlie McIlvaine. We provide numerous benefits to our team members including optional daily pay, health insurance, paid time off, on-the-job-training, and more. To us, you’re family, and you’ll be taking care of our guests who we like to think of as our extended family.

Do you have a strong commitment to teamwork? Are you energetic, outgoing, and adaptable to changes in the workplace? If yes, we want you to join our family.

A group of Coen employees
A group of Coen employees

Our core principles

Coen’s mission is to impress and satisfy our customers and clients with every visit and make their lives simpler through the following Seven Core Principles.

  • Do the right thing, right now, every time
  • Embrace change
  • Communicate with transparency
  • Respect and value guests and team members
  • Treat our vendors as partners
  • Have a passion for winning
  • Commit to making a positive impact on the community

Employee spotlight

We have so many amazing people working in our stores with amazing stories! Below are just a few.

Jason Wilkes

Kitchen Manager, Pittsburgh PA

Jason has been with the company since it was CoGo's, starting in 2001. He really rose to the occasion when we reopened the Overbrook site . He currently is the Kitchen Manager at one our busiest locations and has grown food sales by 26% since last year! Fun Fact: His kids are his life. He has one daughter in medical school and another daughter in 8th grade who’s had straight "A's" her entire education!!

Haley Dilla

Store Manager, Overbrook

This girl has been ALL over the South Hills! Haley started as a CSR at our Dormont location and was promoted to ASM. She transferred to South Park to learn how to run a full food operation. Haley later transferred as ASM to Overbrook to open the new store and was promoted to store manager within her first year back. Fun Fact: Haley lived in Hawaii for college, majoring in biochemistry on the pre-med track. She was only there for about 6 months but she's dying to go back!

Ashley Johnston

PC Support Technician

Ashley started her career at 1240-Washington Road as the Assistant Manager. She transferred to 1250-Peters Twp. as the Store Manager, and then to 1215-Houston Church Hill. In 2019, Ashley transferred to 1236-10th Street to be closer to home, while expecting her second child. Ashley finished her career in the stores at 1241-Dormont. Today Ashley is our PC Support Tech working out of the home office. Fun Fact: Ashley is currently pursuing her Associates degree in Information Technology for Network Administration

We’re committed to fueling our community

If there’s one thing that we’ve done consistently for 100 years – it’s giving back. Our family was born and raised outside of Pittsburgh, and there’s nothing more important than giving back to the community that raised us. From helping the local youth, to education support, to hospitals and research, to supporting the local baseball team, we given hundreds of thousdans of dollars to various charities throughout our long history, and we’ll keep counting!

Over 100 years of giving back

About Coen

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Have some questions?

Yes! Whether you’re a full or part-time employee, if you work 32 hours a week, you are eligible for health insurance. Your benefits will kick in after 60 days.

Yes! All workers, no matter how many hours you work, start accruing paid time off from your very first day!

Our starting wage varies by location and job function. Reach out to us to learn more!

Yes! We have countless stories of team members being promoted through the ranks, and we always look to our current employees first for any promotion within a store.

No experience required! We provide training for any new employee whether you’ve worked in retail before or not.