Walmart Canada was established in 1994 with the acquisition of the Woolco chain. Over the past 18 years, Walmart Canada has more than doubled the number of stores in Canada and more than tripled the number of associates, creating a strong, stable retail chain which offers career opportunities.With over 90,000 associates the company is one of Canada's largest employers - an employer that is known to have a reputable and inclusive culture.
Our Culture and Values
At Walmart, we are proud of our unique corporate culture. This culture, some of which grew naturally from small-town beginnings, sets us apart from the competition. It has helped us become one of the world's most admired companies.Sam Walton founded the company on four simple yet very important beliefs. To this day, these fundamental beliefs are the basis of all policies and decisions by which we operate; Respect for the Individual, Service to the Customer, Strive for Excellence and Act with Integrity.
Our people make the difference, and their hard work and dedication have made us what we are today. They each have a story to tell.Walmart Canada operates a chain of more than 400 stores nationwide serving more than 1.5 million customers each day. Walmart Canada's flagship online store, walmart.ca is visited by 900,000 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 more than $400 million to Canadian charities.
Led by our founder Sam Walton’s vision of offering great value and great customer service, Walmart has expanded globally – never straying from Sam’s fearless mission: we help people save money, so they can live better. This commitment drives everything we do, as we continue to bring even greater opportunity and value to our customers, always at every day low prices.
Our promise to customers is no secret: we want to save them money and time to help them live better. But what you may not know is that we’ve made a promise to everyone who works for us as well – to be that place where you can live better.Where you can redefine your potential and pursue opportunities that may have never occurred to you. All while changing things for the better, knowing that you’re accepted for who you are, no matter what.As far as we’re concerned, your story is our story. It’d be our privilege to help you tell it.
5 Things Candidates Don't Know About Working At Walmart Store Support Centre
Store Support Centre (Home Office)
The dedicated team in Mississauga, Ontario supports our 400+ stores, distribution centres and our growing eCommerce business in delivering our promise to help customers save money and live better.
Hourly Associates and Store Management
Hourly AssociatesIt’s our people that make Walmart special, our incredible associates who present Walmart’s values to everyone who walks through our doors, to offer that helping hand and welcoming smile, and be the reason that customers come back time after time. It’s all about what you bring to the table: an honest desire and ability to give our customers the best service experience possible.Store ManagementStore Manager: So much goes into running a successful Walmart store. As a Store Manager, you’ll be responsible for inspiring a large team, running a multi-million dollar business, and delivering great customer service in a fast-paced, ever-changing retail environment.Co-Manager: As a Co-Manager, you will be supporting the Store Manager in motivating the team in delivering great service. You’ll work throughout the store coaching associates across different departments and helping them achieve their goals.Assistant Store Manager: As confident communicators, our Assistant Store Managers know how to get the best out of their teams. You’ll engage and inspire your associates to be better than they were yesterday, amazing customers every single day.
Professional Services - Pharmacy and Optical
Our dedicated teams of licensed professionals focus on what matters most: the health of our customers. Our Pharmacy and Optical associates are some of the most accessible healthcare professionals in Canada. These teams are committed to building relationships with our customers and being the trusted source for all their questions and concerns. And not just the parts that involve expert advice about prescriptions – the team also organize wellness days in-store and other events to help customers live better every day.
Distribution and Transportation
Our distribution and transportation associates manage the complex task of getting products from suppliers and our distribution centers to our stores. This is a fast-paced, 24-hour operation and these teams work around the clock to keep our promise of delivering on time, every time.