Lowe’s Canada to fill up more than 130 permanent positions for its new store in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Job Fair slated for November 9th and 10th in anticipation of new Lowe’s store opening in early 2018

Boucherville, QC, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing growth in Canada, Lowe’s Canada has announced hiring plans for its new Lowe’s store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, slated to open in early 2018. Located at 1799 Kenaston Boulevard, at the intersection of Scurfield Boulevard, this new Lowe’s store will create more than 130 permanent positions including full time, part time and seasonal roles.

Lowe’s will be holding a Job Fair on Thursday November 9, from 10 am to 7 pm, and Friday November 10, from 10 am to 5 pm, at the Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry located at 1824 Pembina Hwy, in Winnipeg. The store will employ a total of more than 130 permanent roles, with about 60 of those roles being full time. Most roles will start in late November and December of 2017. Available positions include Department Managers, Sales Specialists, Customer Service Associates, a Plumbing Pro, an Electrical Pro, Head Cashiers, Cashier/Returns Associates, Night Crew, a Receiving Clerk, and Janitorial/Maintenance.

In addition, 30 to 40 seasonal contract positions will be opened in the spring and summer seasons.

Interested candidates are invited to bring their resume and attend the Lowe’s Job Fair to learn more about available employment opportunities and apply in person. The store’s management team will be onsite ready to accept applications and conduct on-the-spot interviews. Those unable to apply in person can go to www.lowes.ca/careers at any time to submit their application.

“We are excited to be joining the Winnipeg community and have a lot of great employment opportunities available,” said Fred Pagotto, Market Director, Lowe’s Canada Big Box Retail. “The new Lowe’s will create many new jobs in Winnipeg and we are committed to filling as many positions as possible locally. We are looking for passionate people who are ready to help our customers love where they live, and achieve their project goals and dreams.”

“We are excited to be joining the Winnipeg community and have a lot of great employment opportunities available,” said Fred Pagotto, Market Director, Lowe’s Canada Big Box Retail. “The new Lowe’s will create many new jobs in Winnipeg and we are committed to filling as many positions as possible locally. We are looking for passionate people who are ready to help our customers love where they live, and achieve their project goals and dreams.”

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What: Lowe’s Job Fair to support hiring in anticipation of the opening of the new Lowe’s store in Winnipeg, creating more than 130 permanent positions. Interested candidates can apply in person and Lowe’s management team will be onsite to conduct on-the-spot interviews.

When: Thursday, November 9 – 10 am to 7 pm Friday, November 10 – 10 am to 5 pm

Where: Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry 1824 Pembina Hwy Winnipeg

Interested candidates can visit www.lowes.ca/careers for more information and are encouraged to visit the site often for details on employment opportunities.

About Lowe’s Canada

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Based in Boucherville, Quebec, Lowe’s Canadian business, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, RONA inc., operates or services more than 600 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores in a number of complementary formats under different banners. These include Lowe’s, RONA, Réno-Dépôt, Marcil, Dick’s Lumber and Ace. In Canada, the companies have more than 25,000 employees, in addition to nearly 5,000 employees in the stores of RONA’s independent affiliate dealers. For more information, visit Lowes.ca.

For more information, please contact:

Valérie Gonzalo
Media Relations
Lowe’s Canada – RONA
Tel 514.626.6976
media@rona.ca

Source: Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

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