Walmart Canada Adds 70 New Distribution Centre Jobs in Cornwall

March 9, 2017
By Bob Peters

Cornwall Ontario – Walmart Canada Logistics, Cornwall’s largest private sector employer, is hiring once again.

The company has announced it will be hiring over 70 associates for its distribution centre campus in Cornwall. The company will be holding a job fair from March 21 – 22 at the Cornwall Civic Complex, located at 100 Water Street East.

“Walmart Canada is proud to be Cornwall’s largest private sector employer. As we expand our distribution hub in Cornwall and prepare to open a new Perishable Distribution Centre this year, we are looking for new associates to join our growing logistics team,” said Drew Robertson, Senior Director Logistics, Walmart Canada. ”Through our job fair, we look forward to meeting with candidates who embody the Walmart Canada values of hard work and delivering on our commitment to help our customers save money so they can live better. If you’re someone who shares these values and wants the opportunity to work with a great organization that offers flexibility and stability, we want to meet you.”

The majority of the positions are for the newest Walmart Cornwall distribution centre with measures over 1.5 million sq.ft.. Both Walmart Distribution Centres in Cornwall supply Walmart stores in Eastern Canada, from Kingston to Newfoundland.

The new recruitment effort comes after a campaign late last year which resulted in 200 new jobs.

“Walmart Logistics continues to position itself as an employer of choice in Cornwall,” says Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy. “This expansion is indicative of growing confidence in Cornwall as a strategic business location.”

The Cornwall Distribution Hub also includes a Regional Distribution Centre, in addition to the recently opened Persishable Distribution Cente,  High Velocity Distribution Center and Import Distribution Centre.

Walmart Logistics Job Fair
Job seekers witll have the chance to meet Walmart officals over 2 days at the Cornwall Civic Complex, located at 100 Water Street East. Schedule as follows:

  • Tuesday March 21 –  10 a.m. – 7 p.m
  • Wednesday, March 22  –  10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

You can view job postings from Walmart Logistics on this website:

Walmart Canada Logistics associates are a proud part of a global community of more than 2 million associates across 28 countries. 95,000 associates call Walmart Canada home and work hard every day in pursuit of our mission to save Canadians money, so they can live better. 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 400 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers each day. Walmart Canada’s flagship online store,, is visited by 500,000 customers daily.With more than 95,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada’s largest employers and is ranked one ofthe 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 has raised and donated more than $250 million to Canadian charities.

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