Cornwall, ON, June 14, 2017 – Walmart Logistics is continuing to recruit for associates at its Cornwall Distribution Hub, which includes a Regional Distribution Centre, High Velocity Distribution Centre, Import Distribution Centre and the recently opened Perishable Distribution Centre. This new facility measures over 1.5 million square feet and together with its nearby sister facility, supplies Walmart stores throughout Eastern Canada.
The Walmart Canada job fair will be hosted at its newest distribution centre, located at – 1501 Industrial Park Drive, Cornwall on the following dates:
• Wednesday, June 21 – 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
• Friday, June 23 – 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
"This job fair will allow prospective associates to apply directly on site and conduct interviews on the spot,” said Tracy Lapierre, human resource business partner. “Candidates will also receive a realistic job preview including a tour of the site."
This latest recruitment effort follows similar job fairs hosted by Walmart Canada in late 2016 and early 2017, as the company continues to roll out additional departments within the Cornwall Distribution Hub.
“Walmart Canada is proud to be among Cornwall’s largest private sector employers,” said Drew Robertson, senior director logistics, Walmart Canada. “We use our job fairs to meet members of the community and find individuals who embody the Walmart values of hard work and delivering on our commitment to help our customers save money so they can live better. If you are looking to work with a great organization that offers flexibility and stability, come out and visit our site and our team.”
Employment opportunities include: dispatch, operations and traffic and transportation. A full list of available job postings are listed at Choose Cornwall.
About Walmart Canada Logistics
Walmart Canada's distribution centres are hubs of activity, with over 4,500 associates and drivers moving thousands of items daily from sites located in Calgary, Mississauga and Cornwall to stores from coast to coast. Walmart Canada operates 8.75 million square feet of distribution center and will move approximately 799 million cases of merchandise in FY18. These goods are transported by a combination of 3rd party fleet as well as Walmart Canada's fleet of 180 tractors, 2,000 trailers and more than 350 drivers. Walmart associates receive competitive wages and benefits, and enjoy working in a team environment with an inclusive culture. Associates have unparalleled career mobility, training, learning and development opportunities, and the ability to shape their own careers.
About Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of more than 405 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers each day. Walmart Canada's flagship online store, walmart.ca is visited by 600,000 customers daily. With more than 90,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada's largest employers and is ranked one of the country's top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada's extensive philanthropy program is focused on supporting Canadian families in need, and since 1994 Walmart Canada has raised and donated $250 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at walmartcanada.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and at twitter.com/walmartcanada.
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