Today (August 26), Walmart announced plans to build a new distribution center in Troutman. The announcement was the culmination of a strategic economic development effort supported by the mayor’s office and Iredell County officials. The facility is intended to support Walmart’s growing eCommerce business.
The new distribution center will create more than 500 full-time regional jobs. Walmart will work closely with the Iredell County Economic Development Board and the mayor’s office on recruitment and hiring processes.
Wages for full-time hourly associates typically start at $17.25 per hour with additional bonus opportunities. Positions for the new facility will include freight handlers, environmental health & safety, power equipment operators, administration & clerical, maintenance technicians, and other specialized roles.
Interested applicants may attend hiring events at 192 Murdock Road in Troutman. Those will be held on September 30 from 5-to-7 p.m. and on October 2 from 9 a.m.-to-12 noon. Candidates can also search open positions and complete applications online at careers.walmart.com.