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Walmart Logistics Looking to Grow its Cornwall Workforce

By Bob Peters
January 15, 2018

Walmart Job Fair Cornwall - January 17 2018Cornwall, Ontario - Walmart Logistics has put out a recruitment call for 50 to 100 additional employees at its Cornwall Distribution Hub, which includes positions with both Walmart Logistics and Walmart Fleet.

The Cornwall Distribution Hub supplies Walmart stores throughout Eastern Canada.

Job Fair

Walmart job fairs have proven to be excellent opportunities to meet with company officials on-site and discuss available opportunities.

Walmart Canada will host another job fair on:

Wednesday January 17, 2018
11:00am – 6:00pm
1501 Industrial Park Drive

"Our job fairs allow job seekers to apply directly on site and helps us to identify qualified candidates quickly,” said Sheila Smith, Regional Human Resources Manager with Walmart Logistics. “Candidates will also receive a realistic job preview including a mini tour of the site."

This latest recruitment effort follows similar job fairs hosted by Walmart Canada in 2017 and 2016, as the company continues to ramp up operations within the Cornwall Distribution Hub. Positions that will be part of this recruitment event include:

Operations

  • Warehouse Associates
  • Qualty Assurance
  • Team Leaders
  • Coaches

Transportation

  • Shunt drivers
  • A-Z Drivers

Job Postings

Job postings can be viewed on ChooseCornwall.ca, via the Work in Cornwall page.

About the Cornwal 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 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.

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