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SCM hiring 50 in Cornwall for high-velocity DC

Job Fair Sunday, April 6

April 4, 2014
by Bob Peters

Cornwall Ontario – Supply Chain Management (SCM) is holding a Job Fair this Sunday, April 6 at the Ramada Hotel in Cornwall from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The company is looking to fill between 50 and 60 positions as they launch their new High Velocity Distribution Centre (HVDC) in Cornwall.

“As Walmart grows, so does SCM,” said Denise Paquette, Human Resources Manager for SCM Cornwall. “Walmart has opened an new distribution centre in their existing building. This new HVDC will handle all of Walmart’s high-demand merchandise along with their ambient grocery products (non-chilled and non-frozen items.) This is an exciting time for SCM, who have a long history in the community. The HVDC is expected to outgrow its existing facility in the future and when fully functional will employ several hundred employees. Come out to our job fair and see what we’re all about.”

SCM is working with Kensington Park Recruitment to conduct this job fair. All positions will have have 40-hour work schedules and require forklift operation. SCM will provide training. More details on the available positions appear below.

  • 50 FT Warehouse Operator positions (night shift)
  • 10 PT Warehouse Operator positions
  • 4 PT Office positions (night shift and day shift – weekend schedule)

In addition to the HVDC positions, it is anticipated that there will also be opportunities for part-time positions for the SCM Regional Distribution Centre (RDC):

  • Approximately 60 PT positions available on both days and afternoons

All of the positions for the HVDC and the RDC are permanent. Both full-time and part-time team members receive benefits.  Prospective workers will begin work starting immediately and through the next five weeks.

Company officials will have schedules available at the job fair along with a complete benefit profile.

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is Cornwall’s largest private sector employer. It operates a regional distribution centre for Walmart Canada in the Cornwall Business Park that measures 1.4 million sq.ft.. The company employs 900 people in Cornwall.