PITTSTON TWP. – Vern Hilt, regional general manager of Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center, said as the company is rounding out its teams to better serve customers next spring, Lowe’s is looking to hire more than 70 new full-time and part-time associates.
To help find these new employees, Lowe’s Wednesday hosted a walk-in hiring event to give qualified applicants 18 or older the opportunity to interview and receive an offer on the spot.
Hilt said day, night and weekend shifts are available, and Lowe’s offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
No reservations or resumes were required for Wednesday’s hiring event. Job seekers can find out more about available positions by visiting talent.lowes.com or texting LOWES to 37000.
Hilt said Lowe’s actively promotes top talent — nearly 80% of Lowe’s localization managers have been promoted from within their current roles.
“Lowe’s offers fulfilling careers so our associates can build the life they want,” Hilt said. “Through personal development and advancement, we want our associates to grow their careers here, which is why Lowe’s offers stable employment, competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.”
Approximately 500 associates are currently employed at Lowe’s factory regional distribution center in CenterPoint Commerce & Trade Park.
Positions available include members of the operations team, and Hilt said Lowe’s offers competitive salaries.
Lowe’s offers Track to the Trades for associates – a unique national program for Lowe’s associates to launch careers in HVAC and appliance repair, construction, electrical and plumbing, with 100% of tuition paid by Lowe’s. Lowe’s full-time and part-time associates are eligible within 10 days of hire.
Up to 4,000 part-time and full-time Lowe’s associates pursue careers in the skilled trades each year. Lowe’s covers 100% of tuition for Track to the Trade degrees in HVAC, Solar, Commercial HVAC, Appliance Repair, Multifamily Facilities Management, Electrical, and Plumbing.
Lowe’s also offers access to 100% debt-free college programs at 23 universities and training providers, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). The free programs are designed to help associates excel in their jobs today and prepare for tomorrow’s careers with Lowe’s, including pathways to supply chain, logistics, to data analytics, cybersecurity, technology and more.
Lowe’s offers comprehensive benefits packages for full-time and part-time associates.
Career advancement opportunities are available at all levels, and Lowe’s is committed to providing good jobs where associates stay to build their careers. The average tenure of supply chain site managers is over 12 years.
Wednesday’s hiring event was part of Lowe’s Supply Chain Hiring Day. Lowe’s employs more than 1,000 supply chain associates at 38 distribution facilities nationwide.
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