Walmart to host hiring event Thursday for Sterling distribution center

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STERLING, Ill. (WIFR) -- Walmart will host a hiring event Thursday with hopes to hire 100 employees for its distribution center in Sterling, Illinois.

The hiring event runs from 2-7 p.m. at 23769 Mathew Rd. It offers the potential for on-the-spot job offers.

Walmart says attendees will learn details on Walmart’s supply chain network, jobs available, benefits and the application process with the opportunity to network one-on-one with the management team.

The company offers starting pay at $17.85 for jobs through the distribution center.

In particular, Walmart is hiring for order fillers, which receive customer orders and then work to prepare and package them for pick-up by the shipper or customer.

“As we continue to invest in the supply chain of the future, we are expanding our ability to serve customers by ensuring we have the right people in place," says Greg Smith, EVP, Walmart U.S. Supply Chain.

To apply and learn more about opportunities with Walmart, click here.