Walmart Logistics adding jobs to Cornwall Distribution HubNovember 5, 2018
Cornwall, Ontario – Walmart Logistics is looking to hire associates to meet growing demand, and has put out a call to recruit another 100 employees for its Cornwall Distribution Hub.
“Our job fairs allow job seekers to apply directly on site and helps us to identify qualified candidates quickly,” says Kayla Steele, Human Resources Administrator with Walmart Logistics. “Our Cornwall Distribution Hub offers a wide variety of positions and very good opportunities to have a rewarding career in logistics and supply chain management.”
The job fair will be held at the following dates and times:
- Wednesday November 14, 2018
- 10:00am – 5:30pm
- 1501 Industrial Park Drive
The above job fair follows similar efforts earlier this year in Cornwall, Montreal and Newfoundland as the company seeks to attract more workers to Cornwall.
“Cornwall provides a great place to live and work,” says Ms. Steele. “It is a family focused community and its beautiful natural environment supports a healthy lifestyle.”
The Cornwall Distribution Hub supplies Walmart stores throughout Eastern Canada with quality merchandise including grocery products. The Hub is located in the Cornwall Business Park and is also home to the Walmart fleet operations.
This latest recruitment effort follows similar job fairs hosted by Walmart Logistics over the past 3 years as the company continues to ramp up operations within the Cornwall Distribution Hub. Positions that will be part of this recruitment event include:
- Logistics: Part time and Full time Warehouse Associates & Leadership Roles
- Fleet: Full time Drivers
“The Cornwall Distribution Hub is a respectful, supportive team-based environment where associates can further their careers in warehousing and leadership,” says Ms. Steele. “We offer competitive wages and health benefits, along with company matched pension and stock purchase plans.”
Beyond the distribution centre, opportunities also exist with Walmart Fleet, which transports the goods to Walmart stores throughout Eastern Canada.
“Driving a truck can be a very rewarding career – it is an excellent opportunity to travel and be home with your family on a daily basis,” says Isabelle Menard, Recruitment Specialist with Walmart Fleet. ““We are looking for 15 AZ drivers who have 2 years of experience on the road and the flexibility to work evenings, nights and weekend shifts.”
Job postings can be viewed on the ChooseCornwall.ca Job Board.
About the Cornwall Distribution Hub
Walmart’s Cornwall Distribution Hub is comprised of two large buildings, the Harmony Distribution Centre and the Regional Distribution Centre. Both buildings, measuring 1.5 million sq.ft. each, are located in the Cornwall Business Park.
The Harmony Distribution Centre handles fresh produce, dairy and meat products that form the core of Walmart’s growing grocery business. It also houses Walmart fleet operations, along with dealing with imported goods and high velocity items.
Together, the Harmony and Regional Distribution Centre form a Cornwall campus that handles over 500,000 packages a day.
About Walmart Canada Logistics
Walmart Canada’s distribution centres are hubs of activity, with more than 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 853 million cases of merchandise in FY19. 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 410 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 85,000 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 more than $300 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at:
- Web: walmartcanada.ca
- Facebook: facebook.com/walmartcanada
- Twitter: twitter.com/walmartcanada.